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Novel Approach to Politics Introducing Political Science Through Books, Movies, and Popular Culture

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ISBN-10: 1506368654

ISBN-13: 9781506368658

Edition: 5th 2018 (Revised)

Authors: Douglas A. Van Belle

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A Novel Approach to Politics turns the conventional textbook wisdom on its head. This is a textbook students want to read. Adopters of previous editions from schools all over the country are thanking Novel Approach for some of their best student evaluations to date.  With this new edition, Van Belle brings the book fully up-to-date with recent events, elections, current policy debates, international happenings, and other assorted intergalactic matters. Van Belle adds a wealth of new and recent movies and books to the text, as he illustrates key concepts in political science through examples that captivate students. Employing a wide range of references from 1984 to Game of Thrones to House…    
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Book details

List price: $67.00
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2018
Publisher: CQ Press
Publication date: 12/4/2017
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 536
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.980
Language: English

Douglas A. Van Belle is a Senior Lecturer in Media Studies at Victoria University of Wellington. He was the first person to have served as the president of both the Foreign Policy Analysis and the International Communication research sections in the International Studies Association.nbsp;He has also served as the Editor-in-Chief of International Studies Perspectives and Foreign Policy Analysis and has conducted extensive research on media systems and information flows in international politics. He created the press freedom data set that precedes this study, to examine the effect of media freedom on international conflict, as exemplified by "Press Freedom and the Democratic Peace" ( Journal…