Human Polity A Comparative Introduction to Political Science

ISBN-10: 0618043640
ISBN-13: 9780618043644
Edition: 5th 2003
Authors: Kay Lawson
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Book details

List price: $223.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: CENGAGE Learning
Publication date: 12/4/2002
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 624
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 2.090

This mainstream text for introductory political science course familiarizes students with the discipline by taking a comparative approach to topics such as the nature of politics, political institutions, behavior, and ideologies. The text takes a broader look at globalization and the role of non-governmental actors, such as multinational corporations and transnational organizations like the U.N. Chapter 4 includes a section on terrorist organizations and Chapter 7 features a section focusing on how to fight terrorism in an international context. Expanded coverage of the global economy, including managing the economy within a nation (Chapter 10) and the international political economy (Chapter 14).

Note: Each chapter includes a Summary and Conclusion, and Questions to Consider
The Work of Political Science in an Era of Globalization
Political Science in an Era of Globalization
Political Science and the Human Polity
The Subjects of Political Science
The Work of Political Science
Shaping Political Thought
Political Ideologies
What Is an Ideology?
Is an Ism Always an Ideology?
Beyond Ideology
Politics and Culture
The Political Culture of the Nation-State
Cultural Bases of Subnationalism
Impact of Cultural Divisiveness on the Nation-State
Explaining Commitment to a Subnational Group: Identity Theory
Cultural Dissemination of Political Values: Political Socialization
Acting in Politics
The Individual in Politics
Individual Motives for Participation in Politics
Participation by Voting in Elections
Access: How Welcome Is Individual Participation?
Organizing for Politics: The Group
Interest Groups
Violent Revolutionary Organizations
Political Parties
Political Parties as a Unique Form of Political Organization
The Functions of Political Parties
Party Organization
The Members of Parties
The Selection of Candidates
Preparing the Campaign
Executing the Campaign: Parties and the Media
Parties in Government
The Role of Parties Today
Acting in International Politics
Actors Shaping International Politics
Contemporary Issues of International Politics
Resolving International Conflicts
Governing Nation-States
Making the Laws
The Legislature
The Relationship Between Legislative and Executive Power
Representation: Legislators and Their Constituents
Lawmaking by Other Institutions of Government
Making Government Work: Executives and Bureaucrats
What Chief Executives Do
The Bureaucracy
Too Much Government? Or Too Little?
Public Policy
What Is a Public Policy?
Determinants of Public Policy: The Role of Circumstance
Three Examples of Public Policy
Justice Under the Law
What Is Justice?
Choosing Credible Judges
An Independent Judiciary: Theory and Practice
Guidelines for Adjudication: The Kinds of Kinds of Law
Regional Variations in the Rule of Law: Legal Cultures
Levels of Government Within the State
The Nature of Subnational Government
Unitary and Federal Political Systems
Intermediate Levels of Government
Governing the World
International and Regional Governments
Treaties
Regional Organizations
International Organizations
Political and Economic Globalization
Prospects for Global Democracy
Kinds of Transitions
International Agents of Economic Globalization
Impact of Economic Globalization on National Economies
Glossary
Index

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