1. A body of methods, rules, and postulates employed by a discipline; a particular procedure
or set of procedures
2. The analysis of the principles or procedures of inquiry in a particular field.
Normative Political Analysis:
is concerned largely, although not exclusively, with the discussion of ideals and values and with
the prescription of what should be done or avoided in the area of politics. Includes examining
ideas about how the community should be governed and what values should be pursued through