Comparative Politics  An Introduction

Comparative Politics An Introduction

  • Publisher : McGraw-Hill Education
  • Author : Joseph Klesner
  • ISBN-10 : 0073526436
  • Release : 2013-10-01
  • Genre: Political Science
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Comparative Politics: A Global Introduction shows new students of world politics how the methods and concepts of comparative politics can lead them to ask critical questions to better understand the complex world around them. The majority of undergraduates in introductory comparative politics courses do not plan to pursue graduate education in political science nor embark upon careers as political scientists. Most hope to take part in public and perhaps international affairs as elected officials, civil servants, or engaged citizens. As such they will need to make countless decisions about public policy, including foreign policy, throughout their careers. Comparative Politics: A Global Introduction equips students to make better, more informed decisions. Central to that task are three important goals: (1) to introduce readers to the conceptual foundations of comparative politics, (2) to enhance their analytical and critical-thinking skills through an introduction to basic empirical techniques of political and social science, and (3) to promote their understanding of a wide range of countries and political leaders.

Introducing Comparative Politics

Introducing Comparative Politics

  • Publisher : CQ Press
  • Author : Stephen Orvis
  • ISBN-10 : 9781506375441
  • Release : 2017-01-19
  • Genre: Political Science
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Organized thematically around important questions in comparative politics, Introducing Comparative Politics, Fourth Edition by Stephen Orvis and Carol Ann Drogus integrates a set of extended case studies of 11 core countries into the narrative. Serving as touchstones, the cases are set in chapters where they make the most sense topically—not separated from theory or in a separate volume—and vividly illustrate issues in cross-national context. The book’s organization allows instructors flexibility and gives students a more accurate sense of comparative study. In this edition, a brand new chapter on Contentious Politics covers ethnic fragmentation, social movements, civil war, revolutions, and political violence. New case studies on this topic include the Occupy and Tea Party movements in the US; Zapatista rebellion in Mexico; Boko Haram in Nigeria; and; and revolutions in China and Iran. The chapter on States and Identity has been substantially revised to better introduce students to the concept of identity and how countries handle identity-based demands. Case studies include nationalism in Germany; ethnicity in Nigeria; religion in India; race in the US; gender in Iran; and sexual orientation in Brazil. Content on states and markets, political economy, globalization, and development has all been consolidated into a new Part III of the book, focusing in a sustained way on economic issues.

Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics

  • Publisher : Oxford University Press
  • Author : Daniele Caramani
  • ISBN-10 : 9780199665990
  • Release : 2014-01
  • Genre: Political Science
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This exciting and authoritative introduction to comparative politics provides a range of perspectives, methods, and theories at the heart of political systems around the world. Alongside explanations of the most important themes, students are presented with a wealth of empirical data to demonstrate similarities and differences in practice, and to encourage research. This new edition takes account of the latest developments in the wake of democratic uprisings in North Africa and the MiddleEast, and sees a much stronger emphasis on the financial crisis, paying particular attention to state finances, and stressing the effects of the crisis on political attitudes and forms of participation.

Introduction to Comparative Politics

Introduction to Comparative Politics

  • Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
  • Author : Mark Kesselman
  • ISBN-10 : UOM:39015050064784
  • Release : 2000
  • Genre: Political Science
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"Introduction to Comparative Politics offers accessible material for an introductory comparative politics course. Edited by a highly respected team of scholars, each of the text' s twelve country studies is written by an expert in the field. Four innovative themes, each with a specific focus, form the framework of the text: "The World of States, "Governing the Economy, "The Democratic Idea, and "The Politics of Collective Identities.A classification system focuses on levels of democracy, including established, transitional, and non-democracies.A chapter on the United States follows the same lines of comparison as those on other countries.Every chapter includes four to six sidebars, which focus on different subjects, including leaders, citizen action, institutional intricacies, current challenges, and global connections.

Introduction to Comparative Politics

Introduction to Comparative Politics

  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Author : Robert Hislope
  • ISBN-10 : 9780521765169
  • Release : 2012-03-26
  • Genre: Political Science
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This accessible introduction to comparative politics offers a fresh, state-centered perspective on the fundamentals of political science.

Introduction to Comparative Political Culture

Introduction to Comparative Political Culture

  • Publisher : Springer
  • Author : Dezhi Tong
  • ISBN-10 : 9789811315749
  • Release : 2018-08-03
  • Genre: Political Science
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This book starts with four aspects - subject’s cognition, way of thinking, political value and ideology, conducts comparative studies on political culture. Amid using the concept of political culture in western academic circles, it makes comprehensive supplement for this concept, and put forward an updated concept of political culture which is more localized. This new concept, on the grounds of the comparison with political system, takes political culture as the subjective side of political system and incorporates ideology into political culture, thus undoubtedly enriching our knowledge of political culture. On the basis of clarifying the concept of political culture and establishing the comparative dimension of it, this book widely refers to the outlooks of individuals, nations, society and power of political cognition; the modes of objectives, directions and methods of political ideas; democratic awareness, legal concept and system selection of political value; as well as liberalism and republicanism, etc. All these bring substantial benefits to promoting and deepening the comparative studies on political culture. This book can not only be used for the teaching undergraduate and graduates who major in Politics, but also used as the reference book for politics academic research.

Introduction to Comparative Politics

Introduction to Comparative Politics

  • Publisher : Wadsworth Publishing Company
  • Author : Howard J. Wiarda
  • ISBN-10 : 0155078690
  • Release : 2000
  • Genre: Political Science
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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.

Introduction to Comparative Politics  Political Challenges and Changing Agendas

Introduction to Comparative Politics Political Challenges and Changing Agendas

  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Author : Mark Kesselman
  • ISBN-10 : 9781305445444
  • Release : 2015
  • Genre: Political Science
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Updated to reflect today’s political climate, the seventh 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 text offers a condensed narrative and student-friendly pedagogy, such as marginal key terms and questions that will help them make meaningful connections and comparisons about the countries presented. This edition consists of 13 country case studies, as well as a case study on the European Union, providing an interesting sample 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

Introduction to Comparative Politics Brief Edition

  • Publisher : Nelson Education
  • Author : Mark Kesselman
  • ISBN-10 : 9781133711599
  • Release : 2012
  • Genre: Education
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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.

Introducing Comparative Politics

Introducing Comparative Politics

  • Publisher : CQ Press
  • Author : Stephen Orvis
  • ISBN-10 : 9781506385709
  • Release : 2018-01-02
  • Genre: Political Science
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Introducing Comparative Politics: The Essentials is organized thematically around the essential questions in comparative politics—Who rules? What explains political behavior? Where and why? Adapted from the authors’ Introducing Comparative Politics, Fourth Edition, The Essentials version offers the same framework for understanding comparative politics in a briefer format. Instructors have greater flexibility in teaching the course because this version of Stephen Orvis and Carol Ann Drogus’ best-seller does not include extended case studies. Loaded with contemporary examples and up-to-date research, this streamlined text helps students engage with the critical issues shaping global politics today. KEY FEATURES: Chapter-opening key questions help you focus on the key issues as you are reading. The chapters sometimes provide conclusive answers to the key questions, but more often they show you different ways the questions can be answered or approached. Multiple “In Context” features in every chapter illustrate basic data about the chapter topics so you can set that idea into a comparative (and sometimes provocative) context. Critical Inquiry features highlight methodological issues in comparative politics, providing a gateway for empirical study and analysis. More than a hundred full color tables, figures, and maps help you visualize comparative data and better understand concepts. End-of-chapter lists of key concepts with page references are included to help you easily study and review the concepts, and a list of works cited and list of important print and electronic references offer you resources for further research.