Table of Contents



Chapter 1  Introduction
    I. Policy and Polity
    II. The Perspective
    III. Scope of Political Science
    IV. Political Science and Other Sciences
    V. The Art
    VI. The Sermon

Chapter 2  Beyond Aristotle's "Political Animal"
    I. Physiological Drives
        Homo Sapiens
        The Social Animal
    II. Psychological Drives
        Domination Drive
        Challenge, Excitement and Game
        The Search for-and the Fear of?the Unknown
    III. Sociological Needs.

Chapter 3  Group Fermentations and Dynamics
    I. The Individual and the Group
    II. Group Association
    III. Affectional and Functional Relations
        Affectional Relations
        Functional Relations
        Common Grounds of Affectional and Functional Relations
    IV. Size and Nature of Groups
    V. Family and Kinship, Clan and Tribe
    VI. From Simpler to More Complex Groups
        Cumulative Economy
        Functional Social Differentiation
        Affectional Communal Identification
        Differentiation and Identification, Functional and Affectional
    VII. The Range of group Identity
    VIII. Group Integration

Chapter 4  Values and Related Matters
    I. Interests
    II. Interest-Value Insularity
    III. Interest-Orienting Properties of Values
    IV Interest-Justifying Properties of Values
    V. Metaphysical and Material Variations of Values

Chapter 5  Crystallization of Values
    I. Beliefs
    II. Myths
        National Socialism
    III. Ideology
    IV. The Belief-Myth-Ideology Spectrum

Chapter 6  Signs and Symbols, Rituals and Norms
    I. From Signs to Symbols
    II. Rituals
    III. Symbolic Stratification
    IV. Norms
        Moral Norms
        Ethical Norms
        Legal Norms
    V. Normative Interplay

Chapter 7  Value/Norm-Forming Agencies and Processes
    I. Family
    II. Family and Church
    III. Family, Church and Education
        The Apprentice
        The Scribe and the Cleric
        The Philosopher
        The Pedagogue
    IV. New Churches: Ideological and Mythical Systems
    V. Mass Media
    VI. Family, Church, Education, Party, Media and Peers

Chapter 8  Social Semantics
    I. Choice
    II. Temperaments and Valuational Congruity/Incongruity
        The Adventurer and the Conserver
        False Values
        Image and Role
    III. Reference Groups
        Age, Sex and Race
        Intelligence and Education
        Status, Wealth and Class
    IV. From Conformity to Revolt
        Conformity and Consent
        Acquiescence and Apathy
        Dissent and Civil Disobedience
        Revolt: Radical and Reactionary Extremism

Chapter 9  Total Environment and Man
    I. Man Explained
        Man the Organic Product
        Man the System
        Man the Historical Product
        Man the Spiritual Being
    II. Man Organized
        Economic and Social "Natural Laws" and Survival of the Fittest
        Socio-Psychologically Arranged Contentment and Material Affluence
    III. Man the Central Science
    IV. Culture
        Human Energy and Its Exploitation
        Cross Cultural Fertilization
        Tradition, Transition and Modernity

Chapter 10  Power
    I. The Sources of Power
    II. The Spheres of Power

Chapter 11  Political Culture
        Interaction and Interpenetration of Power Complexes
    I. Conversion of Power into Authority
    II. Transitional Period in the West
        Laws: Natural, Customary, Common and Statutory
        Sovereignty and the State
        The Bourgeoisie
    III. Western Evolution Towards Modernization
        The Case of Great Britain
        The United States and the Soviet Union

Chapter 12  The Modern West, or the Triumph of Bourgeois Nationalism
    I. Fatalism and Concernment
    II. Activism/Pacifism of Ruler and Ruled
        Happiness and Freedom: Utilitarian, Liberal and Democratic
        Social Justice: Socialism and Anarchism, Utopian and Scientific
    III. Towards a National Bourgeoisie

Chapter 13  Polity
    I. The State, Its Head and the Government
        Monism or "Confusion" of Powers
    II. Pluralism
        Separation of Powers
        Fusion and Indirect Separation of Powers
    III. Constitution
        "Distribution" of Sovereignty
        Distribution of Authority According to Angles of Vision

Chapter 14  People and Government
    I. Representation
        Electoral Arrangements
        The People and The Public
    II. Criteria For Popular Participation
        From the Individual to the Group: Political Parties
        From the Party to the Government
    III. The "Business" of Government: Politicians and Bureaucrats
    IV. The Role of Government

    I. Institutional Turgescence
    II. Authority Redundance
    III. The Ideal/Real/Hypocritical Loop