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Politics in a Changing World A Comparative Introduction to Political Science

ISBN-10: 0534566332

ISBN-13: 9780534566333

Edition: 3rd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Marcus E. Ethridge, Howard Handelman

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POLITICS IN A CHANGING WORLD introduces students to the diverse discipline of political science by providing a foundation for understanding political life in a systematic and comparative way. The text includes a combination of in-depth chapters on important concepts in political science and a series of brief country studies. POLITICS IN A CHANGING WORLD helps students to acquire not only a better understanding of the actors and institutions that play a part in diverse political systems, but to gain a sense of how and why they act in relation to one another, and what their actions mean for the political culture.
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Book details

List price: $158.95
Edition: 3rd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/28/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.25" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Howard Handelman is Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Preface
About the Authors
Fundamentals
Politics, Government, and Political Science
Ideologies: Images of Political Life
Political Behavior
Political Culture and Socialization
Public Opinion and Elections
Political Parties
Interest Groups
Political Institutions
Legislative Institutions
Executive Institutions and Leadership
Judicial Institutions
Bureaucratic Institutions
Politics In Selected Nations
U.S. Government: The Dilemmas of Democracy
Great Britain: A Traditional Democracy
Russia: The Struggle for Democracy
China: Searching for a New Vision
The Politics of Developing Nations
India: A Burgeoning Democracy
Mexico: Balancing Stability and Democracy
International Relations
Approaches to International Relations
A Changing World Order
Epilogue
Political Prospects and Challenges at the Beginning of the Twenty-First Century
Glossary
Index