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Comparative Politics : A Global Introduction



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Comparative Politics: A Global Introduction presents a uniquely comprehensive approach to the study of politics in a variety of countries. Part I surveys the core topics of comparative politics and equips students with the concepts and analytical methods they need to understand the complexities of today's political world. Part I enhances critical thinking skills by explaining in a step-by-step fashion how the basic techniques of the scientific method, such as qualitative hypothesis testing, can be used to understand political realities. Part II provides in-depth studies of many major countries, using the concepts and analytical techniques introduced in Part I. By combining rich conceptualization, analytical methods, and extensive coverage of a diversity of countries, this engaging text teaches introductory-level students how to think about politics for themselves, logically and systematically.

Table of Contents

Concepts and Critical Thinking
Comparative Politics: What Is It? Why Study It?
Major Topics of Comparative Politics
Critical Thinking about Politics: Analytical Techniques of Political Science - The Logic of Hypothesis Testing
The State and Its Institutions
States and Nations: Nationalism - Nation Building - Supranationalism
Democracy: What Is It?
Democracy: How Does It Work? State Institutions and Electoral Systems
Democracy: What Does It Take? Ten Conditions
Conditions for Democracy in the Islamic World: Indonesia - Afghanistan - Iraq
People and Politics: Voters – Parties – Interest Groups – Dissidence – Revolution
Political Culture
Political Economy: Laissez-Faire – Central Planning – Mixed Economies – Welfare States
The Politics of Development
Countries and Leaders
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Mexico and Brazil
Nigeria and South Africa
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