Political Science

Political Science : An Introduction

3.74 (101 ratings by Goodreads)
  • Paperback
By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author)  , By (author) 

List price: US$72.66

Currently unavailable

Add to wishlist

AbeBooks may have this title (opens in new window).

Try AbeBooks

Description

For freshman/sophomore level courses in Introduction to Political Science, U.S. Politics, and Comparative Politics. Exceptionally up-to-date and rich in cross-national examples-with an emphasis on the U.S. political system-this text offers an unbiased, thorough introduction to the basic terminology, concepts, and theories of political science.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 421 pages
  • 190 x 234.2 x 17.3mm | 680.4g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 8th Revised United States ed
  • index
  • 0130991341
  • 9780130991348

Table of contents

I. THE BASES OF POLITICS. 1. A Science of Politics? 2. Theories: Classic and Modern. 3. Nations, States, and Governments. 4. Individuals and Constitutions. 5. Democracy, Totalitarianism, and Authoritarianism. II. POLITICAL ATTITUDES. 6. Political Ideologies. 7. Political Culture. 8. Public Opinion. III. POLITICAL INTERACTIONS. 9. Political Communication and the Media. 10. Interest Groups. 11. Political Parties and Party Systems. 12. Elections. IV. THE INSTITUTIONS OF POLITICS. 13. The Basic Institutions of Government. 14. Legislatures. 15. Executives. 16. Administration and Bureaucracy. 17. Legal Systems and the Courts. V. WHAT POLITICAL SYSTEMS DO. 18. Political Economy. 19. Violence and Revolution. 20. International Relations. 21. The Global System. Index.show more

Rating details

101 ratings
3.74 out of 5 stars
5 27% (27)
4 36% (36)
3 26% (26)
2 9% (9)
1 3% (3)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X