9780072868968

Power and Choice : An Introduction to Political Science

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    9780072868968

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    0072868961

  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 6/1/2004
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill
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Table of Contents

Preface
Preface to the Second Edition
Permissions Acknowledgments
Introduction
Politics: Setting the Stagep. 3
The State and Public Policy
The Modern Statep. 21
Modern Ideologies and Political Philosophyp. 46
Policies of the Statep. 66
Political Choices: The Problems of Fairness and Efficiencyp. 88
The Citizen and the Regime
Authority and Legitimacy: The State and the Citizenp. 111
Democracy, and Its Recent Surge in the Worldp. 131
Nondemocratic Governmentp. 144
The Apparatus of Governance
Constitutions and the Design of Governmentp. 163
Electionsp. 183
Parties: A Linking and Leading Mechanism in Politicsp. 204
Structured Conflict: Interest Groups and Politicsp. 229
National Decision-Making Institutions: Parliamentary Governmentp. 251
National Decision-Making Institutions: Presidential Governmentp. 271
Bureaucracy and the Public Sectorp. 292
Law and the Courtsp. 310
International Politics
Politics among Statesp. 327
Appendix: Principles of Political Analysisp. 345
Glossaryp. 353
Bibliographyp. 361
Indexp. 372
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