Comparative Politics

Comparative Politics : An Introduction to Seven Countries

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Using jargon-free language and a carefully structured comparative framework, this text combines intensive individual country studies of seven important contemporary political systems and systematic comparison of these countries in terms of six key areas. Explores England, France, Germany, Japan, China, Russia and Nigeria individually and comparatively. For individuals interested in a systematic, structured and consistent comparative framework analysis of 7 major political more

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  • Hardback | 549 pages
  • 185.2 x 240.8 x 30.2mm | 1,134.63g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 4th edition
  • 0130835730
  • 9780130835734

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Introduction. I. BRITAIN. 1. British History Enshrined. 2. The Social Setting of British Politics. 3. The British Political Framework. 4. British Political Participation: The Citizen and Politics. 5. Political Leaders in Britain. 6. Britain's Political Performance. II. FRANCE. 7. Historical Background to Contemporary French Politics. 8. The Social Basis of French Politics. 9. The French Political Framework. 10. Political Participation: The French Citizen and Politics. 11. Political Leaders in France. 12. French Political Performance. III. FEDERAL REPUBLIC OF GERMANY. 13. German History and Political Culture. 14. The Social Setting of German Politics. 15. The Political Framework of Germany. 16. Political Participation: The German Citizen in Politics. 17. Political Leadership in Germany. 18. German Socioeconomic and Political Performance. IV. THE RUSSIAN FEDERATION. 19. Russian History and Political Culture. 20. The Social Setting of Russian Politics. 21. The Political Framework of the Russian Federation. 22. Russian Political Participation: The Citizen in Politics. 23. Political Leadership in the Russian Federation. 24. Russian Political Performance. V. JAPAN. 25. Japan's History and Political Culture. 26. The Social Setting of Japanese Politics. 27. The Japanese Political Framework. 28. Japanese Political Participation: The Citizen and Politics. 29. Political Leadership in Japan. 30. Japanese Political Performance. VI. THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA. 31. China's History and Political Culture. 32. The Social Setting of Politics in China. 33. China's Political Framework. 34. Mass Participation and Political Socialization in China. 35. China's Political Leadership. 36. China's Political Performance. VII. NIGERIA. 37. Historical Roots of Divided Nigeria. 38. Social Cleavages and Nigerian Politics. 39. The Nigerian Political Framework. 40. Political Participation in Nigeria. 41. Political Elites in Developing Nigeria. 42. Nigerian Political Performance. more

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