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Invitation to Political Science

Author(s): THOMAS VARACALLI, Sherri Mora

Edition: 1

Copyright: 2021

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Invitation to Political Science is an introductory textbook that combines philosophical, historical, and institutional approaches to the discipline of political science. It is tailored to freshmen and sophomores majoring or minoring in political science.

The first edition of Invitation to Political Science:

  • Introduces students to the core concepts of politics (e.g., power, sovereignty, justice, etc.).
  • Outlines the history of political thought and defines major and relevant contemporary political ideas.
  • Examines the purposes, origins, and types of law.
  • Explores the variety of constitutional structures around the world.
  • Delves into the enduring importance of the State.
  • Includes learning objectives, relevant charts and pictures, a glossary of terms, and book recommendations in each chapter.

Learning Objectives
About the Authors

Chapter 1 Introduction to Politics

Chapter 2 The History of Political Thought

Chapter 3 Modern Ideas

Chapter 4 Law

Chapter 5 Constitutionalism

Chapter 6 The State

Glossary
Index  

THOMAS VARACALLI

Thomas Varacalli is Senior Lecturer of Political Science at Texas State University. He has published in a variety of journals including The Naval War College Review, Logos, and History of Political Thought. He received his PhD in political science from Louisiana State University in 2016.

Sherri Mora

Sherri Mora is Senior Lecturer and Undergraduate Program Coordinator for the Department of Political Science at Texas State University. She is the author of The State of Texas: Government, Politics, and Policy (McGraw Hill, 5th Edition, 2021), Political Science: Institutions and Public Policy (Kendall Hunt, 2015), and co-author of Public Finance: Politics and Process (Kendall Hunt, 2013). She earned advanced degrees in political science, public administration, and education at Texas State University.

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