Comparative Politics : Nations and Theories in a Changing World
For undergraduate-level courses in Comparative Politics, European Politics.This text combines theoretical and comparative introductions to each of the three major political worlds-Western democracies, modern autocracies, and less developed systems-with descriptions of structures, processes, events, and trends in a diverse array of nations.
- Hardback | 423 pages
- 180.3 x 236.2 x 25.4mm | 748.44g
- 16 Oct 2000
- Pearson Education (US)
- United States
- 3rd edition
Table of contents
1. Introduction. I. MODERN DEMOCRACIES. 2. Industrial Democracies: Ideals and Reality. 3. Government and Politics in Great Britain. 4. Government and Politics in France: The End of French Exceptionalism. 5. Germany: Emerging Superpower with a Troubled Past. II. AUTOCRACIES IN TRANSITION. 6. Transitions to Democracy. 7. Russia and the Former Soviet Union. 8. The Nature of Political Development in the People's Republic of China. III. POLITICS IN LESS DEVELOPED COUNTRIES. 9. The Less Modernized Nations and Political Development. 10. Nigeria: Tribalism and Cultural Diversity. 11. Modernization and Democratization in Latin America: Argentina and Brazil. 12. Mexico: An Emerging Democracy. 13. Conclusions: Trends and Prospects in a Changing World. Index.