viii, 296 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Introduction: Contingency's challenge to political science / Ian Shapiro and Sonu Bedi From fortune to feedback : contingency and the birth of modern political science / David Wootton Mapping contingency / Andreas Schedler Resilience as the explanandum of social theory / Philip Pettit Events as causes : the case of American politics / David R. Mayhew Contingent public policies and racial hierarchy : lessons from immigration and census policies / Jennifer Hochschild and Traci Burch Region, contingency, and democratization / Susan Stokes Contingency, politics, and the nature of inquiry : why non-events matter / Gregory A. Huber Modeling contingency / Elisabeth Jean Wood When democracy complicates peace : how democratic contingencies affect negotiated settlements / Courtney Jung Contingency in biophysical research / Robert G. Shulman and Mark R. Shulman.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.