Understanding the Political World offers a comparative perspective on how politics works at the global, national, group, and individual level. Focusing on how fundamental concepts in political science relate to real political events, this bestselling text surveys political behavior, systems, and processes throughout the world and asks students to evaluate and apply this knowledge. Through an engaging writing style, numerous examples, and the instructive use of cartoons and photographs, Understanding the Political World encourages students to think like political scientists and to critically examine new and enduring political realities and challenges.
- Limba : Engleza
- Cuprins : PART I. ON KNOWING THE POLITICAL WORLD Chapter 1. Politics and Knowledge PART II. POLITICAL BEHAVIOR Chapter 2. Political Theory and Political Beliefs Chapter 3. Political Actions Chapter 4. Influences on Beliefs and Actions PART III. POLITICAL SYSTEMS Chapter 5. States and Nations Chapter 6. Political Institutions I: Structures Chapter 7. Political Institutions II: Institutional Arrangements Chapter 8. Political Economy PART IV. POLITICAL PROCESSES Chapter 9. Public Policy, Power, and Decision Chapter 10. Change and Political Development Chapter 11. Politics Across Borders Chapter 12. Political Violence PART V. POLITICS AMONG STATES Chapter 13. The Developed Countries Chapter 14. The Developing Countries Chapter 15. The Transitional Developed Countries Appendix. Political Analysis
- Data Publicarii : 28 Aug 2008
- Editie : 9 International ed
- Format : Paperback
- Numar pagini : 528
- ISBN : 9780205630776