Einführung in die Comparative Politics

Author: Harald Barrios,Christoph H. Stefes

Publisher: Oldenbourg Verlag

ISBN: 3486599178

Category: Political Science

Page: 294

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Das Buch deckt in Kürze die wesentlichen Themengebiete im Bereich der Vergleichenden Politikwissenschaft/Vergleichenden Regierungslehre ab.
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Comparative Politics

Author: Judith Bara,Mark Pennington

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1446241823

Category: Political Science

Page: 344

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'Bara and Pennington's edited volume successfully fills a huge void in the market for introductory textbooks to comparative politics which previously offered either descriptions of political processes and systems or overviews of the methodology of comparative analysis. By applying major political science theories to overviews of the core elements of political systems, the authors both enhance our understanding of these elements and provide readers an excellent introduction to comparative explanation' - Dr David Howarth, University of Edinburgh 'What is distinctive about this authoritative and comprehensive book on comparative politics is the way in which it is underpinned throughout by a theoretical analysis centred on a new institutionalist approach' - Professor Wyn Grant, University of Warwick 'Comparative Politics takes a fresh and original approach to the field... it examines the role of structures, rules and norms in regulating the individual and collective behaviour of political actors. Each chapter provides a critical bibliography and key questions which will be particularly useful for students approaching Comparative Politics for the first time. Altogether this is a comprehensive and useful read which I warmly recommend' - Ian Budge, Professor Emiritus Professor of Government, University of Essex 'This is a most useful book. Teachers of comparative politics often scramble around, with out-of-date textbooks and photocopies of more or less compatible articles. Here is a new book that gives an up-to-date, comprehensive and systematic introduction to the major strands of institutional thought and applies these to the major institutions, processes and policy areas. It will be a great help for many of us, academics and students alike' - Peter Kurrild-Klitgaard, Professor of Comparative Politics, University of Copenhagen This book provides a distinctive new introduction to the study of comparative politics at undergraduate level. Rich in case study material and global in coverage, Comparative Politics sets out the basic theoretical and methodological foundations for studying different political systems as well as the key structures and actors of which they are comprised. Part One explores the nature of comparative methodology and introduces students to the major theoretical paradigms that seek to explain the operation of institutions in democratic states and facilitate comparison across different political systems. Part Two examines the institutional structures of the modern state, outlining the key features such as the electoral systems and territorial and functional divisions of government across a range of modern states. Part Three analyzes the role of key actors, such as voters and parties, interest groups and social movements, the bureaucracy and the judiciary. This book will be an essential primer for students on first-year courses in comparative government and politics as well as introductory courses in political science concepts and methods. Judith Bara is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Queen Mary, University of London and Research Fellow in Government, University of Essex. David S. Bell is Professor of French Government and Politics and Head of Social Studies and Law at the University of Leeds. Jocelyn Evans is Reader in Politics at the European Studies Research Institute, University of Salford. Catherine Needham is Lecturer in Politics at Queen Mary, University of London. Brendan O'Duffy is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Queen Mary, University of London. Mark Pennington is Senior Lecturer in Politics at Queen Mary, University of London. David Robertson is Professor of Politics, University of Oxford and Vice Principal, St Hugh's College, Oxford.
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Comparative Politics

The Problem of Equivalence

Author: Jan W. van Deth

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415192453

Category: Political Science

Page: 278

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This text tackles the issues involved in and explores the strategies to deal with many of the problems of establishing equivalence when conducting comparative research in politics.
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Der Weg in die Unfreiheit

Russland - Europa - Amerika

Author: Timothy Snyder

Publisher: C.H.Beck

ISBN: 3406725023

Category: Political Science

Page: 376

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Gleichheit oder Oligarchie, Individualismus oder Unfreiheit, Wahrheit oder Fake News – die Welt, wie wir sie kannten, steht am Scheideweg. Viel hat der Westen selbst dazu beigetragen. Aber er hat auch mächtige Feinde, die seine Institutionen mit allen Mitteln – von der Finanzierung des Rechtspopulismus in Europa bis zum Cyberwar – untergraben wollen. Wer diese Gegner sind, wie sie vorgehen und wie bedrohlich die Lage ist, das beschreibt das aufsehenerregende neue Buch von Tim Snyder. Mit dem Ende des Kalten Krieges hatten die liberalen Demokratien des Westens gesiegt. Von nun an würde die Menschheit eine friedvolle, globalisierte Zukunft erwarten. Doch das war ein Irrtum. Seit Putin seine Macht in Russland etabliert hat, rollt eine Welle des Autoritarismus von Osten nach Westen, die Europ... a erfasst hat und mit Donald Trump auch im Weißen Haus angekommen ist. Tim Snyder, Autor des Weltbestsellers «Über Tyrannei», beschreibt in seinem Buch den Aufstieg dieser neuen «rechten Internationalen», schildert ihre bedrohlichen Ziele und zeigt, wie sehr die Grundlagen unserer Demokratie in Gefahr sind.
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Comparative Politics: Structures and Choices

Author: Lowell Barrington

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111341931

Category: Political Science

Page: 472

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COMPARATIVE POLITICS: STRUCTURES AND CHOICES, offers a thematic framework that seamlessly connects concepts, theories, and country-specific information. In the Second Edition, an important set of concepts and theories is introduced and then applied to each of nine countries (the United Kingdom, Germany, Mexico, Brazil, Russia, China, India, Nigeria, and Iran) through the Topic in Countries (TIC) sections of each chapter. Students develop an understanding of how economic, cultural, identity, and political structures are linked to political systems and how individuals make political choices. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Comparative Politics

An Introduction

Author: Peter Calvert

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780582438231

Category: Political Science

Page: 351

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"Politics is not just a game. It is the ultimate game" Comparative Politics takes a truly international approach to thestudy of different political systems. Using a clear analytical frameworkand focusing on three key concepts: democratisation, liberalisation andglobalisation, Comparative Politics explains how governments andpolitical establishments gain, exercise and maintain power. Case studies and examples of different types of government from around the world vividly illustratethe text. Not only liberal democracies, but authoritarian and military systems are considered, and the impact of new social movements, and their opposition to the centralisation of power is also explored. Key features: * Global perspective * Clear and distinctive analytical framework * Three themes: democratisation, liberalisation and globalisation * 12 case studies to illustrate key aspects * Brief analyses of 22 leading countries * Sample examination questions * Broad bibliography and suggestions for further reading *Supporting webside material - see p.vii Peter Calvert has been Professor of Comparative and International Politicsat the University of Southampton since 1984. He has more than forty yearsteaching experience at University level, is the author, co-author or editor of some thirty books and has since 1996 been co-editor of the journal Democratization.
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Comparative Politics

Continuity and Breakdown in the Contemporary World

Author: Paul W. Zagorski

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135969809

Category: Political Science

Page: 640

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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, focusing on the dynamics of politics: modernization, revolution, coups and democratization. Unlike other texts, Comparative Politics integrates thematic and extensive country-specific material in each chapter, striking a unique balance between discussing a wide range of countries and civilizations in detail, whilst using shorter focused textboxes to clearly illustrate key thematic points. Key features and benefits include: explanations of core concepts such as state, nation, regime, legitimacy, modernization, globalization, revolution, and mass movements an introduction of key theoretical approaches such as institutionalism, structural functionalism, political culture, political economy, and game theory detailed coverage of democratization, advanced democracies, developing countries and communist and post-communist states a range of perspectives to present a nuanced view of the discipline and contemporary political developments case studies of individual countries including Germany, the United States, Russia, Iran, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Nigeria, Zaire/Congo, South Africa, Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Pakistan, India, Japan, Indonesia, Taiwan, and the People’s Republic of China country-focused textboxes giving a chronology of key developments, including the United Kingdom, France, Afghanistan, and Kosovo. Extensively illustrated throughout with maps, photographs, tables and explanatory boxes, Comparative Politics is an innovative core text, and essential reading for all students of Comparative Politics.
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Corporatism and Comparative Politics

The Other Great "Ism"

Author: Howard J Wiarda

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1315481030

Category: Political Science

Page: 212

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Corporatism is the third great ideolgy of modern social and political organization and it is one of the main organizing concepts used in comparative political analysis. This study traces corporatism in history, analyzes its modern practice and shows the rise of corporatism in the US.
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Comparative Politics

Approaches and Issues

Author: Howard J. Wiarda,Esther M. Skelley

Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

ISBN: 9780742530362

Category: Political Science

Page: 291

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Beginning with an introduction to the field of comparative politics, this clear and complete text moves on to explore new, innovative directions in the field. Leading scholar Howard J. Wiarda explores its main approaches, including political development, political culture, dependency theory, corporatism, indigenous theories of change, state-society relations, rational choice, and the new institutionalism. The book then turns its attention to the hot issues in the field. The book concludes with a stimulating discussion of whether the great systems debates of the past (socialism vs. capitalism, democracy vs. authoritarianism) are now over, and points to some of the next important study and research frontiers. Students, professors, and general readers will all find Comparative Politics current, provocative, and well written--a truly balanced overview.
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Comparative politics

nations and theories in a changing world

Author: Lawrence C. Mayer,John H. Burnett,Suzanne Ogden

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 423

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This book combines theoretical and comparative introductions to each of the three major political worlds— Western democracies, modern autocracies, and less developed systems— with descriptions of structures, processes, events, and trends in a diverse array of nations. Industrial Democracies: Ideals and Reality. Government and Politics in Great Britain. Government and Politics in France: The End of French Exceptionalism. Germany: Emerging Superpower with a Troubled Past. Transition to Democracy. Russia and the Former Soviet Union. The Nature of Political Development in the People's Republic of China. The Less Modernized Nations and Political Development. Nigeria: Tribalism and Cultural Diversity. Modernization and Democratization in Latin America. Mexico. Trends and Prospects in a Changing World. For anyone interested in Comparative Politics or European Politics.
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Comparative Politics

Theory and Methods

Author: N.A

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1349269263

Category:

Page: 262

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Principles of Comparative Politics

Author: William Roberts Clark,Matt Golder,Sona N Golder

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1608716791

Category: Political Science

Page: 826

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The groundbreaking first edition of Principles of Comparative Politics offered the most comprehensive and up-to-date view of the rich world of comparative inquiry, research, and scholarship. Now, this thoroughly revised second edition offers students an even better guide to cross-national comparison and why it matters. The new edition retains its focus on the enduring questions with which scholars grapple, the issues about which consensus has started to emerge, and the tools comparativists use to get at the complex problems in the field. Improving organization and integrating the latest scholarship, important changes include: * A new "Varieties of Dictatorship" chapter; * Clearer headers signaling coverage of authoritarian regimes, and new sections highlighting resources on the study of authoritarianism; * An expanded program of world maps showing key attributes of national political systems; * Reorganization of the "What is Science?" chapter with a focus on the scientific method and reduced emphasis on Mill's Methods; * A streamlined "Problems with Group Decision Making" chapter that focuses on government formation and collapse as a principle-agent problem; * Timely analysis of developments in the Middle East as part of the "Democratic Transitions" chapter including an examination of the use of coordinating devices and differences within the region focusing on outcomes and coalitions; * Updates for current events, including coverage of late Bush and Obama era policies, war in Somalia, the intervention in Libya, and more. The book's outstanding pedagogy includes chapter opener overviews, bolded key terms and a marginal glossary, more than 250 tables and figures, numerous photos and maps, end of chapter problem sets, and new works cited and country-specific bibliographies.
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Comparative Politics: Domestic Responses to Global Challenges

Author: Charles Hauss

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495501093

Category: Political Science

Page: 576

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Balancing theory with application and featuring an exciting full-color design and engaging, student-friendly writing style, Dr. Hauss's COMPARATIVE POLITICS is the best-selling comprehensive text for Introduction to Comparative Politics. The book uses a unique theme--DOMESTIC RESPONSES TO GLOBAL CHALLENGES--to introduce key concepts and examine the growing interdependence among strong and weak states through the discussion of 11 countries and the European Union. In boxed features that are color-coded for easy cross-reference and comparison, the introduction establishes a comparative structure based on five themes explored for each country. The themes are conflict, democratization, economic liberalization, globalization, and challenges. The countries discussed are categorized by economic development, helping you hone your skills of comparison, synthesis, and interpretation by studying countries of similar economic status. With this uniquely effective text, you can gain an understanding of important political trends and concepts, an exposure to politics in a number of countries, and a desire to dig more deeply into the fascinating field of comparative politics. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Comparative Politics

Author: J. C. Johari

Publisher: Sterling Publishers Pvt. Ltd

ISBN: 9788120704688

Category: Comparative government

Page: 600

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Comparative Politics

Author: Mark Pennington

Publisher: SAGE Publications

ISBN: 0761943730

Category: Political Science

Page: 334

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This book provides a distinctive new introduction to the study of comparative politics at undergraduate level. Rich in case study material and global in coverage, Comparative Politics sets out the basic theoretical and methodological foundations for studying different political systems as well as the key structures and actors of which they are comprised.
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Comparative Politics

Author: Daniele Caramani

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0198737424

Category:

Page: 624

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An outstanding group of internationally-renowned comparative political scientists provide a substantive introduction to comparative politics. Thematic in organisation, readers are guided through a comprehensive analysis of the core methods, theories, and concepts in comparative politics. An unrivalled amount of empirical material in the text and on the supporting website illustrates key similarities and differences of political systems inpractice. The wealth of empirical data also encourages students to go beyond the "what" of comparison to the "how". Combining cutting edge treatment of theories and truly global geographical coverage, this exciting textbook is essential reading for all comparative politics students.
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Comparative Politics in Transition

Author: John McCormick

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1111832579

Category: Political Science

Page: 592

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The Seventh Edition of COMPARATIVE POLITICS IN TRANSITION combines a thematic framework with a country-by-country approach to provide a thoughtful and effective introduction to Comparative Politics that is appropriate for students new to the study of political science. The author uses an arenas classification to organize and frame the systematic comparative analysis, rather than the traditional three worlds framework. This classification more accurately reflects the contemporary political, economic, and social realities of different political systems, allowing the author to provide historical, theoretical, and conceptual background through ten in-text country case studies. Unlike most other comparative politics texts, McCormick provides a balanced study of the Western and non-Western world and explores the politics and government of Islam and of failed states. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Comparative Politics

Six Lectures Read Before the Royal Institution in January and February, 1873, with The Unity of History; the Rede Lecture Read Before the University of Cambridge, May 29, 1872

Author: Edward Augustus Freeman

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Historiography

Page: 522

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Comparative Politics

Rationality, Culture, and Structure

Author: Mark Irving Lichbach,Alan S. Zuckerman

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

ISBN: 9780521586689

Category: Political Science

Page: 321

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This collection reassesses rational choice theory, culturalist analysis, and structuralist approaches to comparative politics.
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Comparative Political Leadership

Author: Ludger Helms

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

ISBN: 0230296491

Category: Political Science

Page: 326

View: 1367

What do we expect from our leaders, and how do we judge their performance? There can be no substantive assessment of leaders and leadership without comparing the fundamentally different contexts and settings in which leaders operate. At a time when international political research is rediscovering the importance of leadership, this volume marks the first major study specifically devoted to exploring all the fields of political leadership from a genuinely comparative perspective. The chapters in this volume cast a new light on the changing features and trends in the classic areas of political leadership, such as executive and legislative leadership, and leadership in political parties. In addition, they explore many younger subfields of political leadership research, such as crisis leadership and leadership in social movements. These area-related analyses are complemented by more expansive assessments of leadership in old and new democracies, in non-democratic regimes, and in international organizations. The distinguished team of contributors is composed of leadership scholars from three continents and nine countries.
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