Comparative Politics: Continuity and Breakdown in the Contemporary World

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  • Edition: 1st
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  • Copyright: 2009-03-30
  • Publisher: Routledge
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Comparative Politics: Continuity and Breakdown in the Contemporary World is an exciting new core text for introduction to comparative politics courses.

Table of Contents

1. Continuity And Breakdown Case Study: The Demise Of The Weimar Republic (1919-1933) Case Study: The Brazilian Coup Of 1964 2. Nation, State, "Democracy" - How The Breakdown Of The Traditional Order Led To The Modern World Case Study: The Rise Of State, Nation, And Democracy In Western Europe Case Study: Japan Case Study: India 3. The Requisites Of Democratic Continuity Case Study: Democracy In America Case Study: Democracy In India 4. Democratic Institutions Case Study: German Democratic Institutions 5. Revolution - Breakdown In The Face Of Mass Movement Case Study: The Russian Revolution Case Study: The Chinese Revolution And Its Aftermath 6. Revolutionary Movements In The Contemporary World Case Study: The Algerian Revolution Case Study: The Islamic Revolution In Iran 7. The Coup D'etat And Its Consequences - Breakdown Engineered By Elite Actors Case Study: Nigeria Case Study: Pakistan 8. Military Regimes Case Study: Iraq Case Study: Chile Case Study: Indonesia 9. Democratization In The Noncommunist World Case Study: Argentina: Replacement Case Study:Taiwan: Transformation Case Study: South Africa: Transplacement And Pacted Transition 10. Democratization And Economic Reform In The Communist World Case Study: The Collapse Of The Soviet Union Case Study: The People's Republic Of China 11. The Politics Of Contemporary Patrimonial Rule Case Study: Saudi Arabia Case Study: Zaire 12. Hybrid Regimes Case Study: Russia Case Study: Peru 13. New Political Actors and New Ideologies In The Postmodern Era 14. The Future Of Democracy

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