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Meta-Theoretical Issues

Marsh, David


This chapter deals with some of the key problems in social science. It is focused on the relationships between structure and agency, the material and the ideational and stability and change. These issues, here termed meta-theoretical issues, are clearly related for two reasons. Firstly, discussions about/positions on structure/agency and the material and the ideational are invariably invoked to explain stability and change, surely the most fundamental issue in social science. Secondly,...[Show more]

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Date published: 2010
Type: Book chapter
Book Title: Theory and methods in Political Science (3rd ed)


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