9780136026532

Countries and Concepts : Politics, Geography, Culture

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    9780136026532

  • ISBN10:

    0136026532

  • Edition: 10th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2009
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

Systematically examining politics from around the world, Countries and Concepts presents ten accessible and in-depth studies of Britain, France, Germany, Russia, Japan, China, India, Mexico, Nigeria, and Iran. This text looks at similarities and differences in five key areas of each country to facilitate comparative analysis, defining important concepts and integrating examples from current events throughout. Highly readable and thought-provoking, Countries and Concepts introduces students to the politics and governments of the world and bolsters their civic education by considering the historical, political, economic, geographical, and moral aspects of democracy.

Table of Contents

The Concept of Country
The Developed Areas
Britain: The Impact of the Past
Britain: The Key Institutions
British Political Culture
Britain: Patterns of Interaction
What Britons Quarrel About
France: The Impact of the Past
France: The Key Institutions
French Political Culture
France: Patterns of Interaction
What the French Quarrel About
Germany: The Impact of the Past
Germany: The Key Institutions
German Political Culture
Germany: Patterns of Interaction
What Germans Quarrel About
The European Union
Japan
Russia: The Impact of the Past
Russia: The Key Institutions
Russian Political Culture
Russia: Patterns of Interaction
What Russians Quarrel About
The Developing Areas
China: The Impact of the Past
China: The Key Institutions
Chinese Political Culture
China: Patterns of Interaction
What Chinese Quarrel About
India
Mexico
Nigeria
Iran
Lessons of Ten Countries
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