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Politics

Author: Andrew Heywood
Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.
Series: Palgrave foundations.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th edView all editions and formats
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"Now in its fourth edition, this hugely popular textbook has established itself as the number one introduction to Politics for students around the world. Systematically revised and updated, the book continues to offer a clear and comprehensive guide to the most important conceptual and theoretical issues in the study of Politics. Paying particular attention to the interdependence of domestic and world events in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Handboeken (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Heywood
ISBN: 9780230363373 0230363377 9780230363380 0230363385 9781137272447 1137272449
OCLC Number: 798132841
Description: xxii, 496 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm.
Contents: 1 What is Politics? --
2 Political Ideas and Ideologies --
3 Politics and the State --
4 Democracy and Legitimacy --
5 Nations and Nationalism --
6 Political Economy and Globalization --
7 Politics, Society and Identity --
8 Political Culture and the Media --
9 Representation, Elections and Voting --
10 Parties and Party Systems --
11 Groups, Interests and Movements --
12 Governments, Systems and Regimes --
13 Political Executives and Leadership --
14 Assemblies --
15 Constitutions, Law and Judges --
16 Public Policy and the Bureaucracy --
17 Multilevel Politics --
18 Security: Domestic and International --
19 World Order and Global Governance --
20 A Crisis in Politics?
Series Title: Palgrave foundations.
Responsibility: Andrew Heywood.

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