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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 Aggregation and Political Parties|
|Government and Policy Making|
|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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