9780205978007

Political Science An Introduction

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    9780205978007

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    0205978002

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/10/2013
  • Publisher: Pearson
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Summary

Explains the basics of political science

 

Political Science: An Introduction, 13/e, provides a comprehensive and jargon-free introduction to the field’s basic concepts and themes. It draws examples from the U.S. and other countries to introduce the entire field of political science to new readers. The authors stress how exciting politics can be, balancing practical and theoretical knowledge.

 

MyPoliSciLab is an integral part of the Roskin/Cord/Medeiros/Jones program. Activities and videos help readers engage in the material and retain its main points. Readers can watch videos that explore the key topics of politics and participate in simulations that allow them to experience politics firsthand. Assessment in MyPoliSciLab helps gauge readers’ progress.

 

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Author Biography

Michael G. Roskin is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at Lycoming College.

Table of Contents

PART I: THE BASES OF POLITICS

Chapter 1: Politics and Political Science

Chapter 2: Theories

Chapter 3: Ideologies

Chapter 4: States

Chapter 5: Constitutions

Chapter 6: Regimes

 

PART II: POLITICAL ATTITUDES

Chapter 7: Political Culture

Chapter 8: Public Opinion

 

PART III: POLITICAL INTERACTIONS

Chapter 9: Political Communication

Chapter 10: Interest Groups

Chapter 11: Parties

Chapter 12: Elections

 

PART IV: POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS

Chapter 13: Legislatures

Chapter 14: Executives and Bureaucracies

Chapter 15: Judiciaries

 

PART VI: WHAT POLITICAL SYSTEMS DO

Chapter 16: Political Economy

Chapter 17: Political Violence

Chapter 18: International Relations

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