Publisher : Houghton Mifflin College Division
Release : 2000
ISBN : 0987650XXX
Language : En, Es, Fr & De
Book Description :
"Introduction to Comparative Politics offers accessible material for an introductory comparative politics course. Edited by a highly respected team of scholars, each of the text' s twelve country studies is written by an expert in the field. 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 classification system focuses on levels of democracy, including established, transitional, and non-democracies.A chapter on the United States follows the same lines of comparison as those on 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.