Publisher description for The Oxford handbook of political institutions / edited by R.A.W. Rhodes, Sarah A. Binder and Bert A. Rockman.


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The study of political institutions is among the founding pillars of political science. With the rise of the 'new institutionalism', the study of institutions has returned to its place in the sun. This volume provides a comprehensive survey of where we are in the study of political
institutions, covering both the traditional concerns of political science with constitutions, federalism and bureaucracy and more recent interest in theory and the constructed nature of institutions. The Oxford Handbook of Political Institutions draws together a galaxy of distinguished contributors
drawn from leading universities across the world.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Public institutions.
Comparative government.
Political science.
Associations, institutions, etc.