9780534631239

Nations and Government Comparative Politics in Regional Perspective (with CD-ROM)

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  • ISBN13:

    9780534631239

  • ISBN10:

    0534631231

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/2004
  • Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing
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Understand national governments more fully by seeing them within a larger regional context with NATIONS AND GOVERNMENTS: COMPARATIVE POLITICS IN REGIONAL PERSPECTIVE is a unique guide that will allow you to explore the parts of the world that interest you the most! This intriguing text is organized regionally and creates a context in which you can understand the larger picture.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Comparative Politics and the Regional Perspective
Models, Regimes, and Regions
Western europe
Political Setting: the Western Political Heritage
Institutions and Policies: the Triumph of Parliaments and Pluralism
Russia and Slavic Europe
Political Setting: the Other Europe
Institutions and Policies: New Order, Old Disorders
Asia
Political Setting: Civilizations and Empires
Institutions and Policies: Continuity and Change
Latin America
Political Setting: the Spanish Conquest and Its Aftermath
Institutions and Policies: Latin America: Caudillos, Coups, and Constitutions
The Middle East
Political Setting: Politics and Religion
Institutions and Policies: Monarchies, Dictatorships, and a Garrison State
Sub-Saharan Africa
Political Setting: the Legacy of Colonialism
Institutions and Policies: Faltering Dictatorships?
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