Comparative Government and Politics

An Introduction

Author: Rod Hague,Martin Harrop,John McCormick

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137528389

Category: Political Science

Page: 384

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This is a thoroughly revised and updated tenth edition of the classic text in the field of comparative politics. Now co-authored by John McCormick, this comprehensive and lively text continues to introduce students to the key concepts, approaches and arguments that will enable them to successfully compare the fundamentals, structures and processes of political systems across the globe. Taking full account of the institutions of government and the different political cultures that both influence and are impacted by political developments, the authors offer detailed analysis of democracies and authoritarian regimes. This edition includes a much wider range of international case studies, particularly expanded to include more from Latin America and Africa and to reflect the emerging powers on the world stage. The book is also newly supported by a variety of carefully designed supporting features: • Spotlights on individual countries offer profiles of the different types of political systems around the world • Chapter Previews, Overviews, Key Arguments, Discussion Questions and Further Reading help consolidate knowledge • New Focus boxes give more insight into important issues discussed in the text • Key Concepts are defined throughout the text in a concise and easily digestible style. This renowned text is the essential, and accessible, introduction to the study of comparative politics for students of political science everywhere.
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The Study of Comparative Government and Politics (Routledge Library Editions:Political Science Volume 10)

Author: Gunnar Heckscher

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135027188

Category: Political Science

Page: 172

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Originally published in 1957, the first part of the book discusses the general problems of approach, classification, typology and terminology, and examines ancillary fields of study and the methods of teaching comparative government. Part Two is concerned with studies of particular areas, democratic control of foreign policy, political parties, contemporary revolutionary movements, parliamentary procedures, electoral systems and elections, and nationalized industries.
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Comparative Government and Politics

An Introduction

Author: John McCormick,Rod Hague,Martin Harrop

Publisher: Red Globe Press

ISBN: 9781352005042

Category: Political Science

Page: 382

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This revised and updated edition of a core textbook – one of the most well-established texts in the field of comparative politics – offers a comprehensive introduction to the comparison of governments and political systems, helping students to understand not just the institutions and political cultures of their own countries but also those of a wide range of democracies and authoritarian regimes from around the world. The book opens with an overview of key theories and methods for studying comparative politics and moves on to a study of major institutions and themes, such as the state, constitutions and courts, elections, voters, interest groups and political economy. In addition, two common threads run throughout the chapters in this edition – the reversal of democracy and declining trust in government – ensuring that the book fully accounts for the rapid developments in politics that have taken place across the world in recent times. Written by a team of experienced textbook authors and featuring a range of engaging learning features, this book is an essential text for undergraduate and postgraduate courses on Comparative Politics, Comparative Government, Introduction to Politics and Introduction to Political Science.
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AP Comparative Government and Politics Study Guide

Review Book & Practice Test Questions for the Advanced Placement Comparative Government & Politics Exam

Author: Ap Prep Team

Publisher: Test Prep Books

ISBN: 9781628454093

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Page: N.A

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AP Comparative Government and Politics Study Guide: Review Book & Practice Test Questions for the Advanced Placement Comparative Government & Politics Exam Developed for test takers trying to achieve a passing score on the AP Comparative Government & Politics Exam, this comprehensive study guide includes: -Quick Overview -Test-Taking Strategies -Introduction to the AP Comparative Government & Politics Exam -Introduction to Comparative Politics -Sovereignty, Authority, and Power -Political Institutions -Citizens, Society, and the State -Political and Economic Change -Public Policy -Practice Questions -Detailed Answer Explanations Each section of the test has a comprehensive review that goes into detail to cover all of the content likely to appear on the AP Comparative Government & Politics Exam. The practice test questions are each followed by detailed answer explanations. If you miss a question, it's important that you are able to understand the nature of your mistake and how to avoid making it again in the future. The answer explanations will help you to learn from your mistakes and overcome them. Understanding the latest test-taking strategies is essential to preparing you for what you will expect on the exam. A test taker has to not only understand the material that is being covered on the test, but also must be familiar with the strategies that are necessary to properly utilize the time provided and get through the test without making any avoidable errors. Anyone planning to take the AP Comparative Government & Politics Exam should take advantage of the review material, practice test questions, and test-taking strategies contained in this study guide.
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Cases in Comparative Government and Politics

Author: John McCormick

Publisher: Red Globe Press

ISBN: 9781352007350

Category: Political Science

Page: 384

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Using twelve pivotal cases, this book brings comparative politics to life by highlighting the key differences in political systems around the world. Written by renowned textbook author John McCormick, the book opens with two context-setting chapters on the field of comparative politics and the varying nature of political systems. The cases that follow thereafter have been carefully chosen to illustrate a variety of political types, different levels of political development, and to ensure geographical and cultural diversity. The textbook is ideal for both undergraduate and postgraduate students who are taking introductory courses in Comparative Politics, Introduction to Politics and Political Science.
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Barron's AP Comparative Government and Politics

Author: Jeff Davis

Publisher: Barrons Educational Series

ISBN: 9781438011707

Category: Study Aids

Page: 368

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Barron’s new edition of AP Comparative Government and Politics provides everything you need to review, simplify, and understand the most important concepts on the AP exam. This must-have guide focuses on an in-depth study of the governments of six nations: Britain, Russia, China, Mexico, Iran, and Nigeria. One diagnostic test, two practice tests, and thorough answers and explanations help you test your knowledge. Get comprehensive review of the most important concepts, including: Introduction to Comparative Politics Sovereignty, Authority, and Power Political Institutions Citizens, Society, and the State Political and Economic Change Public Policy The first six chapters address general concepts with illustrations about specific countries. The final six chapters address each of the six countries individually and are organized by the six topics of study as headings within each chapter, making it easy to find the information you need to prepare and succeed on the AP exam.
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AP Comparative Government and Politics 2015

Review Book for AP Comparative Government and Politics Exam with Practice Test Questions

Author: AP Comparative Government and Politics Team

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781941743027

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Page: 180

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Including 4 full length exams, structured and styled exactly like what you will find on the real AP Comparative Government and Politics test, this study guide is designed to increase and maximize scores for any student regardless of current subject knowledge and skills. By providing only the effective content a student needs, time is better spent meaning total study time is actually decreased, preventing "burn-out" and mental fatigue, thus allowing for better retention of the key concepts needed for the AP Comparative Government and Politics test. As with all of our study guides, we don't include any filler or fluff in our AP Comparative Government and Politics review. If you need to know it, it is in this book. All concepts are covered in detail, including: Compare and contrast political concepts, themes, and generalizations across multiple governments and nations. - Describe and explain typical patterns of political processes and behaviors and their consequences on the people and government. - Compare and contrast political institutions and processes across countries and to make generalizations regarding political processes and governments. - Analyze and interpret basic data relevant to comparative government and politics.
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