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Readings in Comparative Politics Political Challenges and Changing Agendas

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ISBN-10: 0547212747

ISBN-13: 9780547212746

Edition: 2nd 2010 (Revised)

Authors: Mark Kesselman

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List price: $199.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Wadsworth
Publication date: 4/13/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 448
Size: 6.50" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.518
Language: English

Mark Kesselman is senior editor of the International Political Science Review and professor emeritus of political science at Columbia University. His research focuses on the political economy of French and European politics. His publications include The Ambiguous Consensus (1967), The French Workers Movement (1984), The Politics of Globalization: A Reader (2012), and The Politics of Power (2013). His articles have appeared in The American Political Science Review, World Politics, and Comparative Politics.

Preface
Introduction
The End of History?
The Third Wave: Democratization in the Late Twentieth Century
The Return of Authoritarian Great Powers
The Clash of Civilizations?
Us and Them
Is Ethnic Conflict Inevitable? Parting Ways Over Nationalism and Separatism
States and Regimes
Making Race and Nation: A Comparison of the United States, South Africa, and Brazil
The Retreat of the State: The Diffusion of Power in the World Economy
The State and Globalization
The Rise of Competitive Authoritarianism
Failed States in a World of Terror
The New Middle Ages
Governing the Economy
Political Economy
Models of Capitalism in the New World Order
An Introduction to Varieties of Capitalism
Systemic Vulnerability and the Origins of Developmental States: Northeast and Southeast Asia in Comparative Perspective
From North-South to South-South
Globalism's Discontents
The Challenge of Democracy
Democracy as a Universal Value
Polyarchy: Participation and Opposition
What Democracy Is...and Is Not
Toward Consolidated Democracies
Rethinking Democratization: Lessons from the Postcommunist Experience
Illusions About Consolidation
The End of the Transition Paradigm
Collective Identities
Cultural Obstacles to Equal Representation
The Claims of Culture
Race in the Twenty-First Century
Migration and Politics: Explaining Variation Among Rich Democracies in Recent Nativist Protest
A Nation Is a Nation, Is a State, Is an Ethnic Group, Is a...
Lessons from the Muslim World
Political Institutions
The Perils of Presidentialism
Democratic Transitions, Institutional Strength, and War
Are New Democracies War-Prone?
Divided We Stand: Institutional Sources of Ethnofederal State Survival and Collapse
Electoral Systems for Divided Societies
Protest, Policy, and the Problem of Violence Against Women: A Cross-National Comparison
Political Challenges and Changing Agendas
Democratic Capitalism at the Crossroads
A Movement Society?
Bowling Alone: America's Declining Social Capital
The State and Social Capital: An Institutional Theory of Generalized Trust
The Future of Freedom: Illiberal Democracy at Home and Abroad
An Alternative to Progress
Common Wealth: Economics for a Crowded Planet