Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics : An Institutional and Cross-national Approach

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This text is appropriate for comparative politics, world politics, and global politics courses taught at the university level. The Canadian edition of Comparative Politics: An Institutional and Cross-National Approach provides students and instructors with a balance of the theoretical, institutional and polity specific approaches. Emphasis is placed on political institutions because of their ease of comparison, their facility of identification and classification, and the extent to which they lend themselves to analysis. Comparative Politics gives students both the tools and the perspective to undertake a meaningful cross-national introduction to the political world in which they must operate.show more

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  • Paperback | 464 pages
  • 202 x 252 x 26mm | 919.99g
  • Pearson Canada, Toronto
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Canadian ed
  • 0130915696
  • 9780130915696

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Preface. I. COMPARATIVE POLITICAL ANALYSIS. 1. Comparative Political Analysis: An Introduction. 2. Individual Socialization, Ideology and Group Activism in the Political Environment. 3. Regime and Constitutional Classification. 4. Legislatures and Legislative Structures. 5. The Executive. 6. Judiciaries and the Legal Order. 7. Political Parties, Elections and Voting 8. Political Development and Political Economics. II. AREA STUDIES. 9. The British Political System. 10.The American Political System. 11. The French Political System. 12. The German Political System. 13. The Japanese Political System. 14. The Mexican Political System. 15. The Nigerian Political System. 16. The Russian Political System. Notes. Index. Photo Credits.show more

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