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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Shively, W. Phillips, 1942-
Power and choice.
New York : McGraw-Hill, ©1995
|All Authors / Contributors:||
W Phillips Shively
|Notes:||Cover title: Power & choice.|
|Description:||xvii, 363 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm|
|Contents:||Part 1 Introduction: politics - setting the stage. Part 2 The state and public policy: the modern state; modern ideologies and political philosophy; policies of the state; political choices - the problems of fairness and efficiency. Part 3 The citizen and the regime: authority and legitimacy - the state and the citizen; democracy, and its recent surge in the world; nondemocratic government. Part 4 The apparatus of governance: constitutions and the design of government; elections; parties - a linking and leading mechanism in politics; structured conflict - interest groups and politics; national decision - parliamentary government; national decision - presidential government; bureaucracy and the public sector; law and the courts. Part 5 International politics: politics among states. Appendix: principles of political analysis; falsiability; what makes a statement interesting?; causation and explanation; historical explanation; a few common pitfalls in analysis.|
|Other Titles:||Power & choice|
|Responsibility:||W. Phillips Shively.|