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Comparative Politics 2000-2001

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Edition:
18th
ISBN13:

9780072365276

ISBN10:
0072365277
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
4/1/2000
Publisher(s):
McGraw-Hill College

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This is the 18th edition with a publication date of 4/1/2000.
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Table of Contents

World Map
ii
To the Reader vi
Topic Guide 4(2)
Selected World Wide Web Sites 6(2)
UNIT 1 Pluralist Democracies: Country Studies
Overview 8(74)
A. THE UNITED KINGDOM
New Labour in Britain: Avoiding the Past
18(5)
James E. Cronin
Unwritten Rules: Britain's Constitutional Revolution
23(6)
Donley T. Studlar
There Will Always Be an England
29(8)
Andrew Sullivan
Northern Ireland: Enemies and Colleagues
37(3)
The New Politics
40(2)
B. GERMANY
On the Verge of a New Era
42(2)
Haig Simonian
The Identity Crisis of the German Left
44(3)
Andrei S. Markovits
Are Germany and Its Leader Bouncing Back?
47(2)
``Don Kohleone'' and Germany Face Off
49(2)
Roger Cohen
C. FRANCE
A Survey of France
51(11)
Sophie Pedder
The Odd Couple
62(1)
Robert Graham
A Widening Franco-German Rift?
63(2)
John Vinocur
The United States and France in the Next Decade: A Durable but Prickly Friendship
65(3)
Steven Phillip Kramer
D. ITALY
Tocqueville in Italy
68(2)
David L. Kirp
And Now Comes the Hard Part
70(2)
James Blitz
It's Back to the Drawing Board
72(1)
James Blitz
E. JAPAN
Japan's Search for a New Path
73(5)
T. J. Pempel
Empty Isles Are Signs Japan's Sun Might Dim
78(4)
Nicholas D. Kristof
UNIT 2 Pluralist Democracies: Factors in the Political Process
Overview 82(54)
A. PATTERNS OF DEMOCRATIC ATROPHY? A COMPARATIVE PERSPECTIVE
Democratic Imperfections: Trends in the Role of Public Opinion, Political Parties, and Interest Groups
87(8)
B. POLITICAL IDEAS, MOVEMENTS, PARTIES
Triumphant, the Left Asks What Else It is
95(2)
Roger Cohen
Europe's Right: Displaced, Defeated and Not Sure What to Do Next
97(3)
Europe: The Fascist Response to Globalization
100(2)
Martin A. Lee
C. WOMEN AND POLITICS
Women in Power: From Tokenism to Critical Mass
102(7)
Jane S. Jaquette
Women in National Parliaments
109(5)
D. THE INSTITUTIONAL FRAMEWORK OF REPRESENTATIVE GOVERNMENT
What Democracy Is...and Is Not
114(7)
Philippe C. Schmitter
Terry Lynn Karl
Congress and the House of Commons: Legislative Behavior and Legislative Roles in Two Democracies
121(6)
Gregory S. Mahler
Campaign and Party Finance: What Americans Might Learn from Abroad,
127(3)
Arthur B. Gunlicks
The Gavel and the Robe
130(3)
The People's Voice
133(3)
UNIT 3 Europe---West, Center, and East: The Politics of Integration, Transformation, and Disintegration
Overview 136(38)
A. THE EUROPEAN UNION
The United States of Europe
141(2)
Tyler Marshall
A Survey of Europe
143(8)
Robert Cottrell
Austria: EU Says the Right Stops Here
151(2)
Anson Rabinbach
B. A CHANGING EUROPE
Renewed Vitality Is within Europe's Grasp
153(2)
John Vinocur
Europe Stares at a Future Built by Immigrants
155(2)
Barbara Crossette
C. POST-COMMUNIST CENTRAL AND EASTERN EUROPE
The Emerging Face of the New Europe
157(2)
Stefan Wagstyl
The Postcommunist Divide
159(3)
Jacques Rupnik
Priest and Penitent: The European Union As a Force in the Domestic Politics of Eastern Europe
162(4)
Wade Jacoby
D. RUSSIA AND THE OTHER POST-SOVIET REPUBLICS
Yeltsin's Legacy: Russia's Flawed Reformer
166(3)
Russian Premier Rides Election Momentum
169(3)
Celestine Bohlen
With yeltsin Gone, Putin Seems Destined to Be Next President
172(2)
Michael McFaul
UNIT 4 Political Diversity in the Developing World
Overview 174(36)
A. POLITICS OF DEVELOPMENT
Globalization's Double Edge
179(2)
Robert J. Samuelson
B. LATIN AMERICA
Economic Crisis in Latin America: Global Contagion, Local Pain
181(5)
James E. Mahon Jr.
Mexico Is Changing, But How It Handles the Future Is Pivotal
186(4)
C. AFRICA
In South Africa, Winner Almost Takes All
Suzanne Daley
D. CHINA
Jiang Zemin: On the Right Side of History?
190(4)
Bruce Gilley
In March toward Capitalism, China Has Avoided Russia's Path
194(3)
Henry Chu
E. INDIA
Hindu-First Party Wins Solid Majority in India's Election
197(2)
Celia W. Dugger
F. NEWLY INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRIES
Asia and the ``Magic'' of the Marketplace
199(6)
Jeffrey A. Winters
G. MUSLIM WORLD
Iran's New Revolution
205(5)
Robin Wright
UNIT 5 Compartive Politics: Some Major Trends, Issues, and Prospects
Overview 210(31)
A. THE DEMOCRATIC TREND: HOW STRONG, THROUGH, AND LASTING?
Is the Third Wave Over?
214(9)
Larry Diamond
B. THE TURN TOWARD MARKETS: WHAT ROLE FOR THE STATE?
Serial Utopia
223(2)
Christian Tyler
Capitalism and Democracy
225(7)
Gabriel A. Almond
C. ETHNIC AND CULTURAL CONFLICT: THE POLITICAL ASSERTION OF GROUP IDENTITIES
Cultural Explanations: The Man in the Baghdad Cafe
232(4)
Jihad vs. McWorld
236(5)
Benjamin R. Barber
Index 241(3)
Article Review Form 244(1)
Article Rating Form 245


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