Presenting the revised and updated theoretical chapters from the bestselling Comparative Politics Today, this text is a brief survey of the fundamental concepts students need to study government and politics. Beginning with a discussion of the purpose of government and of the methods for comparing political systems, the text then examines system, ...Read MorePresenting the revised and updated theoretical chapters from the bestselling Comparative Politics Today, this text is a brief survey of the fundamental concepts students need to study government and politics. Beginning with a discussion of the purpose of government and of the methods for comparing political systems, the text then examines system, process, and policy as well as essential themes in comparative politics, like democratization, identity and community, and economic and social development. Through the seminal theoretical framework created by Gabriel Almond and G. Bingham Powell and refined by Kaare StrA A m and Russell Dalton, students will learn to make insightful comparisons no matter what countries they are studying. Need an area or country study? Package any of the titles below with this text and receive a discount! E-mail Longman.PoliticalScience@AbLongman.com for more information and a special package ISBN. *Oladimeji Aborisade and Robert Mundt's Politics of Nigeria, 2/e *Mark A.Cichock's Russian and Eurasian Politics *Alistair Cole's French Politics and Society, 2/e *Jurg Steiner and Markus Crepaz's European Democracies, 5/e *Catharine Danks's Russian Politics and Society *June Teufel Dreyer's China's Political System, 6/e *Mir Zohair Husain's Global Islamist Politics, 2/e *Mark Garnett and Philip Lynch's Exploring British Politics *Steve Marsh and Hans Mackenstein's The International Relations of the EU *Phillip Norton's The British Polity, 4/e *Gavin O'Toole's Politics Latin America *Richard Payne and James Nassar's and Politics and Culture of the Developing World *J.Richard Piper's Major Nation-States in the European Union *Thomas Remington's Politics in Russia, 4/e *William Safran's The French Polity 6/e *Vera Simone's The Asian Pacific, 2/e *James A. Bill and Robert Springborg's Politics in the Middle East, 5/e *Jonathan Tonge's Northern Ireland, 2/e *Joseph Weatherby's The Middle East and North Africa *Joseph Weatherby, et al.'s The Other World *David Wood and Birol A. Yesilada's The Emerging European Union, 4/eRead Less
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