Comparative Politics Today : A World View

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  • Edition: 7th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 12/1/1999
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This classic text defined the discipline of comparative politics and continues to define the direction of the course by offering the same respected approach in an accessible new edition. The text has been fully updated and the theoretical chapters have been thoroughly revised and restructured. Beginning with chapters explaining structural functionalism theorywhich provides students with a framework for understanding comparative politicsthe text then moves to the 12 individual country studies. Each country study has been written by a pre-eminent specialist on the political system of that nation. The new edition of Comparative Politics Today features a new "Contemporary Problems" section in each study, plus new "Example Boxes" to help students learn.

Table of Contents

Issues in Comparative Politics
Comparing Political Systems
System, Process, and Policy
Political Culture and Political Socialization
Interest Articulation
Interest Aggregation and Political Parties
Government and Policy Making
Public Policy
Country Studies
Politics in England, Richard Rose
Politics in France, Martin A. Schain
Politics in Germany, Russell J. Dalton
Politics in Japan, Frances Rosenbluth and Michael F. Thies
Politics in Russia, Thomas F. Remington
Politics in China, Melanie Manion
Politics in Mexico, Wayne A. Cornelius
Politics in Brazil, Frances Hagopian
Politics in Egypt, Ann Mosley Lesch
Politics in India, Subrata K. Mitra
Politics in Nigeria, Oladimeji Aborisade and Robert J. Mundt
Politics in the United States, Austin Ranney
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