Introduction to Comparative Politics

The State and Its Challenges

Author: Robert Hislope,Anthony Mughan

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 0521765161

Category: Political Science

Page: 331

View: 3022

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This accessible introduction to comparative politics offers a fresh, state-centered perspective on the fundamentals of political science.

Introduction to Comparative Politics: Political Challenges and Changing Agendas

Author: Mark Kesselman,Joel Krieger,William A. Joseph

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1337560448

Category: Education

Page: 744

View: 3553

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Balancing theory with application and featuring an engaging, student-friendly writing style, Updated to reflect today's political climate, INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS offers a country-by-country approach that allows students to examine similarities and differences among countries and within and between political systems. Each chapter offers detailed descriptions and analyses of a country's politics, political challenges and changing agendas. Pedagogy and a condensed narrative help students make connections and comparisons about the countries presented. The eighth edition presents case studies on 13 countries and the European Union, providing an interesting sample of political regimes, levels of economic development and geographic regions. Students contemplate the dramatic Brexit vote, the impeachment of Brazil's president, Russia's drift toward authoritarianism and the polarizing elections of Donald Trump and Emmanuel Macron, among other recent political developments. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Comparing Political Regimes

A Thematic Introduction to Comparative Politics

Author: Alan Siaroff

Publisher: University of Toronto Press

ISBN: 9781442600126

Category: Political Science

Page: 347

View: 5291

DOWNLOAD NOW »

"Instead of the typical disparate mixture of themes and/or countries, Siaroff offers a unified analysis. The text is clear, thoughtful and well-written, and contains a wealth of data including excellent original tables and figures." - Peter Kingstone, University of Connecticut

Introduction to Comparative Politics

Author: Mark Kesselman,Joel Krieger,William Joseph

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111831823

Category: Political Science

Page: 736

View: 5127

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Updated to reflect today’s political climate, the Sixth Edition of INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS offers a country-by-country approach that allows students to fully examine similarities and differences among countries and within and between political systems. Each chapter offers an analysis of political challenges and changing agendas within countries and provides detailed descriptions and analyses of the politics of individual countries. The Sixth Edition offers a condensed narrative and student-friendly pedagogy such as marginal key terms and focus questions that will help students make meaningful connections and comparisons about the countries presented. INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS, Sixth Edition, consists of 13 country case studies, selected for their significance in terms of the comparative themes and because they provide an interesting sample of types of political regimes, levels of economic development, and geographic regions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Comparative Politics, Brief Edition

Author: Mark Kesselman,Joel Krieger,William A. Joseph

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133711596

Category: Political Science

Page: 480

View: 512

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Updated to reflect today's political climate, the Second Edition of INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS, BRIEF offers a country-by-country approach that allows students to fully examine similarities and differences among countries and within and between political systems. Each chapter offers an analysis of political challenges and changing agendas within countries and provides detailed descriptions and analyses of the politics of individual countries. The Second Edition offers a condensed narrative and student-friendly pedagogy such as marginal key terms and marginal focus questions that will help students make meaningful connections and comparisons about the countries presented. INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS, BRIEF consists of 8 country case studies, selected for their significance in terms of the comparative themes and because they provide an interesting sample of types of political regimes, levels of economic development, and geographic regions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Introduction to Comparative Politics

Concepts and Processes

Author: Howard J. Wiarda

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780155078697

Category: Political Science

Page: 241

View: 7892

DOWNLOAD NOW »

This brief, lively, and well-written text sparks students' interest by focusing on current trends, issues, and controversies in the field. Through this focus, Wiarda gives students an overview of the field, traces its history and development, and surveys newer approaches in a sequential and systematic fashion.

The Good Society

An Introduction to Comparative Politics

Author: Alan Draper,Ansil Ramsay

Publisher: Addison-Wesley Longman

ISBN: 9780205082780

Category: Political Science

Page: 391

View: 3305

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Combining thematic and country approaches to show students what comparative politics is really about, The Good Society organizes itself around a key question–why are some countries better than others at improving their citizens' lives? This brief survey offers a focused look at political institutions and uses in-depth country studies to compare how different institutional arrangements yield different political results. By concentrating on how politics affects citizens' lives, The Good Society offers a uniquely relevant introduction to comparative politics that goes to the heart of the field and helps students develop a critical point-of-view.

Introduction To Comparative Political Analysis

Author: Rakhahari Chatterji

Publisher: Sarat Book Distributors

ISBN: 9788187169673

Category: Comparative government

Page: 312

View: 1406

DOWNLOAD NOW »

The Book, In Its First Part, Presents A Brief History Of The Development Of Modern Comparative Politics, Elaborates With Clarity And Precision The Logic, Methods And Strategies Of Comparative Political And Social Inquiry, And Draws Critical Attention To The Varieties Of Concepts And Approaches Used In The Study Of Comparative Politics During The Last Half-Century. The Second Part Of The Book Is About Substantive Issues Of Politics; It Focuses On The Major Political Institutions, Their Conceptual Foundations, The Formal Structures And The Processes Of Their Working, And Their Mutual Interrelationships With Reference To Five Modern Political Systems, Namely, The Usa, Uk, Fracne, Russia And Th People`S Republic Of China. With A Reader-Friendly Style Of Writing, And With Up-To-Date Data And Information, The Book Would Be Of Use To Anyone With A Serious Interest In Contemporary Politics. At The Same Time It Is Targeted Towards Enriching The Teaching And Learning Of Comparative Politics In The Universities And Colleges.