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Political science : a comparative introduction

Author: Rod Hague; Martin Harrop; John McCormick
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, [2016] ©2016
Series: Comparative government and politics (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 8th editionView all editions and formats
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"This is a thoroughly revises and updated new 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 fuly account of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rod Hague; Martin Harrop; John McCormick
ISBN: 9781137601230 113760123X
OCLC Number: 961119208
Description: xv,366 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Key concepts --
The state --
Democratic rule --
Authoritarian rule --
Theoretical approaches --
Comparing government and politics --
Constitutions and courts --
Legislatures --
Executives --
Bureaucracies --
Sub-national government --
Political culture --
Political participation --
Political communication --
Political parties --
Elections --
Voters --
Interest groups --
Public policy.
Series Title: Comparative government and politics (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Responsibility: Rod Hague, Martin Harrop, John McCormick.

Abstract:

"This is a thoroughly revises and updated new 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 fuly account of the insistutions 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"--Back cover.

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