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Encyclopedia of Political Science
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Prepared with the assistance of the American Political Science Association a core reference to the "central ideas, concepts, and frameworks underlying the study of politics" and "the intersections of politics with philosophy, cultural studies, sociology, religion, psychology, history, and economics".


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