The paradigm adopted by behaviourists, according to him is S- R (Stimulus-Response). But the behavioural lists have improved it by making it as S-O-R (Stimulus-Organism-Response). David Easton regards behavioural revolution is an mental tendency on the part of the political scientists to check empirically the political behaviour of persons. Even in international politics, the influence of psychology is seen.
– This strategy helps in predicting future political occasions. It refers to the response of an organism as aroused by some stimulus. It doesn’t contemplate function of the feelings, ideas, prejudices that decide the response of that particular person. Behaviouralism does take into account the position of the feelings, ideas and prejudices. David Easton differentiates between behaviourism and behaviouralism by way of an example.
Before the country was colonized by the British, the inhabitants relied on agricultural production. Helen and Milner , states that underneath the colonial rule Nigeria remained an … Read More