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Harold D. Lasswell on political sociology / edited and with an introd. by Dwaine Marvick
Bib ID 914000
Format BookBook
Author
Lasswell, Harold D. (Harold Dwight), 1902-
 
Description Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1977 
vi, 456 p. ; 21 cm. 
ISBN 0226469204
Series

Heritage of sociology

Full contents
  • Elite analysis and the contextual approach: Shared subjectivity. Systemic analysis. Politics. The study of political elites.
  • The use of developmental constructs: The configurative analysis of the world value pyramids. Skill politics and skill revolution. The garrison state. The world revolution of our time.
  • Political communications: The wartime propaganda front. The vocation of propagandists. The strategy of revolutionary propaganda. Style in political communications. Why be quantitative? Communications research and public policy.
  • Political psychiatry: The triple appeal principle. The psychology of Hitlerism. Politics, personality, and culture. Political constitution and character.
  • Intellectuals and the political process: Policy and the intelligence function. The choice of sanctioning norms. Prototyping new political practices. The perspectives of revolutionary intellectuals.
 
Notes

Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 425-443.

Subjects Political sociology.

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