Cases in Comparative Government and Politics

Cases in Comparative Government and Politics

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Using twelve pivotal cases, this book brings comparative politics to life by highlighting the key differences in political systems around the world. Written by renowned textbook author John McCormick, the book opens with two context-setting chapters on the field of comparative politics and the varying nature of political systems. The cases that follow thereafter have been carefully chosen to illustrate a variety of political types, different levels of political development, and to ensure geographical and cultural diversity.

The textbook is ideal for both undergraduate and postgraduate students who are taking introductory courses in Comparative Politics, Introduction to Politics and Political Science.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 358 pages
  • 155 x 235mm
  • Red Globe Press
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1st ed. 2019
  • XXII, 358 p.
  • 1352007355
  • 9781352007350
  • 1,422,752

Table of contents

1. Comparing Government and Politics.- 2. Political Systems.- 3. United Kingdom.- 4. Germany.- 5. United States.- 6. Japan.- 7. France.- 8. India.- 9. Mexico.- 10. Nigeria.- 11. Turkey.- 12. Russia.- 13. China.- 14. Iran.
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About John McCormick

John McCormick is Professor of Political Science at the Indianapolis campus of Indiana University in the United States. His academic interests focus on comparative politics, environmental policy, global studies, and the politics of the European Union. He is the author of more than a dozen books, including Comparative Government and Politics, Environmental Politics and Policy, and Understanding the European Union (all from Red Globe Press). He has taught courses at multiple universities in North America and Europe, has visited more than half the countries used as cases in this book, and has lived for extended periods in the United States, Britain, Kenya, South Africa, and Zimbabwe.
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