Readings in Comparative Politics

Political Challenges and Changing Agendas

Author: Mark Kesselman

Publisher: Wadsworth Publishing Company

ISBN: 9780547212746

Category: Political Science

Page: 440

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READINGS IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS, 2nd Edition, is a collection drawn from a variety of published, unpublished, and electronic sources. The author has carefully selected these readings, which are theoretical in nature, to offer students a good sample of the wide range of popular and scholarly views relevant to the major topics presented in introductory comparative courses. The works are divided into seven sections--an Introduction, States and Regimes, Governing the Economy, the Democratic Challenge, Collective Identity, Political Institutions and Political Challenges and Changing Agendas.
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Introduction to Politics of the Developing World: Political Challenges and Changing Agendas

Author: Mark Kesselman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0495833452

Category: Political Science

Page: 408

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This derivative of the innovative INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS OF THE DEVELOPING WORLD includes the same organizing framework, themes, and features, but focuses on developing nations. Country studies include China, India, Mexico, Brazil, Nigeria, and Iran. 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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Introduction to Comparative Politics: Political Challenges and Changing Agendas

Author: Mark Kesselman,Joel Krieger,William A. Joseph

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1305445449

Category: Political Science

Page: 752

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Updated to reflect today's political climate, the seventh edition of INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS offers a country-by-country approach that allows students to fully examine similarities and differences among countries and within and between political systems. Each chapter offers an analysis of political challenges and changing agendas within countries and provides detailed descriptions and analyses of the politics of individual countries. The text offers a condensed narrative and student-friendly pedagogy, such as marginal key terms and questions that will help them make meaningful connections and comparisons about the countries presented. This edition consists of 13 country case studies, as well as a case study on the European Union, providing an interesting sample of political regimes, levels of economic development, and geographic regions. 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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Introduction to Comparative Politics: Brief Edition

Author: N.A

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0618866833

Category: Political Science

Page: 458

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This brief edition of the bestselling, full-length Introduction to Comparative Poliics uses the same key themes to frame the presentation of each country's politics, placing a strong emphasis on political economy. This edition's easy to read 8x10" format
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Introduction to Politics of the Developing World

Political Challenges and Changing Agendas

Author: William A. Joseph,Mark Kesselman,Joel Krieger

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: 9780618604487

Category: Political Science

Page: 352

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This derivative of the innovative Introduction to Comparative Politics includes the same organizing framework, themes, and features, but focuses on developing nations. Country studies include China, India, Mexico, Brazil, Nigeria, and Iran. New! Streamlined chapters and updated descriptions of political developments take into account major events and regime changes. New! An expanded Chapter One provides a more extensive survey of the many approaches to studying comparative politics as well as a richer discussion of democratic transitions. New! The country studies now include more focused coverage of the consequences of globalization on domestic politics.
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Issues and Methods in Comparative Politics

An Introduction

Author: Todd Landman

Publisher: Psychology Press

ISBN: 9780415272704

Category: Philosophy

Page: 292

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Explores the importance of comparative politics, discusses different comparative methods, investigates the big issues of today and looks forward to the key challenges for comparative politics over the next century.
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Introduction to Third World Politics

Author: William A. Joseph,Joel Krieger

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin College Division

ISBN: N.A

Category: Political Science

Page: 360

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Taken from the comprehensive text, "Introduction to Comparative Politics, this derivative is a more detailed examination of the politics in developing countries, including chapters on China, India, Mexico, Brazil, Nigeria, and Iran. Four innovative themes, each with a specific focus, form the framework of the text: "The World of States, "Governing the Economy, "The Democratic Idea, and "The Politics of Collective Identities.A new classification system focuses on levels of democracy, including established, transitional, and non-democracies.An added chapter on the United States follows the same lines of comparison as those of other countries.Every chapter includes four to six sidebars, which focus on different subjects, including leaders, citizen action, institutional intricacies, current challenges, and global connections.
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Democracies at the Crossroads

Author: Mark Kesselman

Publisher: D C Heath & Company

ISBN: 9780669332032

Category: Democracy

Page: 397

View: 742

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[The editors] have written this book to help students analyze the problems confronting some important democracies throughout the world and to equip them with an understanding of where these countries may be headed politically once they move beyond the current crossroads ... The wide range of cases provided enables students to analyze continuities and contrasts among democratic regimes ... In [the book, the editors] emphasize patterns of state formation, political economy, domestic politics, and the politics of collective identities within the context of an international political and economic system.-Pref.
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