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Comparative Politics

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ISBN-10: 0205249345

ISBN-13: 9780205249343

Edition: 2013

Authors: David J. Samuels

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Debuting in its first edition and driven by a question-based approach,Comparative Politicsshows readers how to do real comparative analysis while introducing them to political institutions, identities, and interests. This thematic survey uniquely balances thehow–analytical knowledge–and thewhat–descriptive knowledge–to help readers make their own political arguments and to thus be more critically informed and engaged political participants.
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Book details

List price: $124.47
Copyright year: 2013
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 4/23/2012
Binding: Mixed Media
Pages: 432
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Doing Comparative Politics (Why study comparative politics?)
the State (Where do "states" come from?)
Democratic Political Regimes (What is democracy?)
Non-Democratic Political Regimes (What is non-democracy?)
Regime Change (What are the causes of regime change?)
Political Identity (When does identity become politicized?)
Religion and Politics (What is the relationship between religious identity and democracy?)
Gender and Politics (How do attitudes about gender influence politics?)
Collective Action (Why do people participate collectively in politics?)
Political Violence (What causes political violence?)
Political Economy of Development (How do states promote economic development?)
the Political Economy of Redistribution (Why do some wealthy democracies engage in more economic redistribution than others?)
Globalization (How has globalization shaped politics in the world's states?)