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Introduction to Comparative Politics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 736

Introduction to Comparative Politics

Updated to reflect today’s political climate, the Sixth Edition of INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS offers a country-by-country approach that allows students to fully examine similarities and differences among countries and within and between political systems. Each chapter offers an analysis of political challenges and changing agendas within countries and provides detailed descriptions and analyses of the politics of individual countries. The Sixth Edition offers a condensed narrative and student-friendly pedagogy such as marginal key terms and focus questions that will help students make meaningful connections and comparisons about the countries presented. INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS, Sixth Edition, consists of 13 country case studies, selected for their significance in terms of the comparative themes and because they provide an interesting sample of types of political regimes, levels of economic development, and geographic regions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 632

The Oxford Companion to Comparative Politics

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2013
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  • Publisher: Unknown

Fills a gap in scholarship on an increasingly important field within Political Science. Comparative Politics, the discipline devoted to the politics of other countries or peoples, has been steadily gaining prominence as a field of study, allowing politics to be viewed from a wider foundation than a concentration on domestic affairs would permit.

British Politics in the Global Age
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 213

British Politics in the Global Age

In British Politics in the Global Age, Joel Krieger provides an in-depth study of New Labour's model of government and the political challenges it faces. Krieger analyzes the interaction of global processes and domestic politics from the organization of production to the formation of class, ethnic, and gender-based identities. The book considers how these processes compromise sovereignty, complicate national identities, forge new political agendas, create electoral volatility, and complicate the art of politics. Krieger develops an original framework for analyzing New Labour in comparison to three models of social democracy and places the British case firmly in the context of alternative nat...

European Politics in Transition
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 592

European Politics in Transition

This comprehensive text offers a stimulating introduction to the political systems of post-World War II Europe. The Sixth Edition uses a region-by-region approach, focusing in turn on Great Britain, France, Italy, Germany, Russia, Eastern Europe, and the

The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 1018

The Oxford Companion to Politics of the World

A one-volume, A-Z encyclopaedia designed as a comprehensive resource for understanding the complex terrain of world affairs.

Introduction to Comparative Politics, Brief Edition
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 480

Introduction to Comparative Politics, Brief Edition

Updated to reflect today’s political climate, the Second Edition of INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS, BRIEF offers a country-by-country approach that allows students to fully examine similarities and differences among countries and within and between political systems. Each chapter offers an analysis of political challenges and changing agendas within countries and provides detailed descriptions and analyses of the politics of individual countries. The Second Edition offers a condensed narrative and student-friendly pedagogy such as marginal key terms and marginal focus questions that will help students make meaningful connections and comparisons about the countries presented. INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS, BRIEF consists of 8 country case studies, selected for their significance in terms of the comparative themes and because they provide an interesting sample of types of political regimes, levels of economic development, and geographic regions. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

A miner's life
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 118

A miner's life

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Blair's War
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 200

Blair's War

  • Type: Book
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  • Published: 2004-05-21
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  • Publisher: Polity

Tony Blair and George Bush may have won the war in Iraq, but they are losing the peace at home. How did Blair come to support the US-led invasion of Iraq? Why did he risk taking Britain into a conflict which so imperilled his premiership? Was he justified in doing so? These are just some of the questions which David Coates and Joel Krieger seek to answer in Blair’s War – the most authoritative and complete record of the conflict to date. Written by two of the most experienced and perceptive observers of British politics and New Labour, the book explains how his stalwart commitment to stand ‘shoulder to shoulder’ with America after 9/11 trapped Blair in a tragic logic that took the UK...

The European Union Constitution
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 16

The European Union Constitution

Will you be discussing the recent developments surrounding the Constitution of the European Union in your Introductory Comparative Politics course this fall? Well-known authors and European scholars Mark Kessleman and Joel Krieger have written a booklet that analyzes the causes and consequences of the "no" votes in France and the Netherlands, and the implications for the institutions and agenda of the EU. They also consider the question "What comes next?"

Introduction to Politics of the Developing World: Political Challenges and Changing Agendas
  • Language: en
  • Pages: 432

Introduction to Politics of the Developing World: Political Challenges and Changing Agendas

Updated to reflect today's political climate, the Sixth Edition of INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS OF THE DEVELOPING WORLD: POLITICAL CHALLENGES AND CHANGING AGENDAS offers a country-by-country approach that allows students to fully examine similarities and differences among countries in the developing world. Each chapter offers an analysis of political challenges and changing agendas within countries and provides detailed descriptions and analyses of the politics of individual countries. At the same time, the country studies have common section and subsection headings to help students make meaningful connections and comparisons about the countries that are presented. INTRODUCTION TO POLITICS OF THE DEVELOPING WORLD: POLITICAL CHALLENGES AND CHANGING AGENDAS , Sixth Edition, consists of 7 country case studies and provides a clear and comprehensive guide to how these unsettled times shape politics in the developing world. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.