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Foundations of comparative politics : democracies of the modern world

Author: Kenneth Newton; Jan W van Deth
Publisher: Cambridge : Cambridge Univ. Press, 2008.
Series: Cambridge textbooks in comparative politics
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4. printView all editions and formats
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This authoritative new introductory text covers the key concepts, theories and issues involved in the study of comparative politics. Focusing on democratic government, it covers all important topics  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kenneth Newton; Jan W van Deth
ISBN: 9780521829311 0521829313 9780521536202 0521536200
OCLC Number: 315920612
Notes: Companion website for this textbook can be found at www.cambridge.org/newton.
Description: XXVIII, 374 Seiten : Illustrationen, Diagramme, Karten.
Contents: Part I. The State: Origins and Development: 1. The development of the modern state; 2. The democratic state; Part II. The Polity: Structures and Institutions: 3. Constitutions; 4. Presidential and parliamentary government; 5. Multi-level government: international, national and sub-national; 6. Policy-making and legislating: executives and legislatures; 7. Implementation: the public bureaucracy; Part III. Citizens, Elites, and Interest Mediation: 8. Political attitudes and behaviour; 9. Pressure groups and social movements; 10. The mass media; 11. Voters and elections; 12. Parties and governments; Part IV. Policies and Performances: 13. Political ideologies: conservatism, liberalism, Christian democracy and socialism; 14. Decision-making; 15. Defence and security; 16. Welfare; 17. The future of the democratic state.
Series Title: Cambridge textbooks in comparative politics
Responsibility: Ken Newton and Jan W. van Deth.
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