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Politics as a Vocation

In an edited extract from his chapter in ‘The British Study of Politics in the Twentieth Century’, Professor Brian Barry FBA considers how the study of politics in Britain became professionalized over the course of the last century. In contrast to other contributors to the volume who provide a wealth of information about the work done by British political scientists in the twentieth century, Professor Barry inspects not the product, but the producers.

Politics • Brian Barry

The whole article can be downloaded as a PDF file.

Published in Review, July-December 1999.