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Which of the following pairs are correctly matched ?

 1. Samuel Huntington  Clash of Civilization
 2. Fred Riggs  Comparative Public Administration
 3. David Easton  Political systems theory
 4. David Apter  Political Modernization

1.  1, 2, 3 and 4
2. 3 and 4
3. 1, 2 and 4
4. 1, 2 and 3

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Correct Answer - Option 1 :  1, 2, 3 and 4

The correct answer is  1, 2, 3 and 4.


  • The Clash of Civilizations is a thesis that people's cultural and religious identities will be the primary source of conflict in the post-Cold War world.
  • The American political scientist Samuel P. Huntington argued that future wars would be fought not between countries, but between cultures
  • Samuel Phillips Huntington was an American political scientist, adviser and academic.
  • Fred W. Riggs was a political scientist and pioneer in administrative model building and theory formulation.
  • He is known for his works in Comparative Public Administration.
  • The adaptation of system theory to political science was first conceived by David Easton in 1953.
  • David Ernest Apter was an American political scientist and sociologist.
  • Modernization theory is used to explain the process of modernization within societies.

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