Comparative Politics: Domestic Responses to Global Challenges, 6th Edition / Edition 6

Comparative Politics: Domestic Responses to Global Challenges, 6th Edition / Edition 6

by Charles Hauss
     
 

ISBN-10: 0495501093

ISBN-13: 9780495501091

Pub. Date: 01/28/2008

Publisher: Cengage Learning


Balancing theory with application and featuring an exciting full-color design and engaging, student-friendly writing style, Dr. Hauss's COMPARATIVE POLITICS is the best-selling comprehensive text for Introduction to Comparative Politics. The book uses a unique theme--DOMESTIC RESPONSES TO GLOBAL CHALLENGES--to introduce key concepts and examine the growing…  See more details below

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Balancing theory with application and featuring an exciting full-color design and engaging, student-friendly writing style, Dr. Hauss's COMPARATIVE POLITICS is the best-selling comprehensive text for Introduction to Comparative Politics. The book uses a unique theme--DOMESTIC RESPONSES TO GLOBAL CHALLENGES--to introduce key concepts and examine the growing interdependence among strong and weak states through the discussion of 11 countries and the European Union. In boxed features that are color-coded for easy cross-reference and comparison, the introduction establishes a comparative structure based on five themes explored for each country. The themes are conflict, democratization, economic liberalization, globalization, and challenges. The countries discussed are categorized by economic development, helping you hone your skills of comparison, synthesis, and interpretation by studying countries of similar economic status. With this uniquely effective text, you can gain an understanding of important political trends and concepts, an exposure to politics in a number of countries, and a desire to dig more deeply into the fascinating field of comparative politics.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780495501091
Publisher:
Cengage Learning
Publication date:
01/28/2008
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
576
Product dimensions:
7.90(w) x 9.80(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Part 1: INTRODUCTION. 1. Seeking New Lands, Seeing With New Eyes. Part 2: INDUSTRIALIZED DEMOCRACIES. 2. The Industrialized Democracies. 3. The United States. 4. Great Britain. 5. France. 6. Germany. 7. The European Union. Part 3: THE CRISIS OF COMMUNISM. 8. Current and Former Communist Regimes. 9. Russia. 10. China. Part 4: THE THIRD WORLD. 11. The Third World. 12. India. 13. Iran. 14. Iraq. 15. Nigeria. 16. Mexico. Part 5: CONCLUSION. 17. Danger…and Opportunity. CHAPTERS AVAILABLE ONLINE. Japan. Canada. South Africa.

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