An affordable companion reader to Essentials of Comparative Politics that features the classic ideas and contemporary debates that inform comparative politics today.Essential Readings in Comparative Politics combines classic theoretical works, contemporary scholarship, and serious journalistic pieces for undergraduate comparative politics courses. Designed to complement the core textbook, Essentials of Comparative Politics, the reader’s chapters are organized thematically around major topics. The Fourth Edition includes 40% new readings.
Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 1.00 (d)
Meet the Author
Patrick H. O’Neil is Professor of Politics and Government at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. He has a Ph.D. in Political Science from Indiana University. Professor O’Neil’s teaching and research interests are in the areas of authoritarianism and democratization. His past research focused on Eastern Europe, and his current research focuses on the Middle East, particularly Iran. His publications include the books Revolution From Within: The Hungarian Socialist Worker’s Party “Reform Circles” and the Collapse of Communism and Communicating Democracy: The Media and Political Transitions (editor).
Ronald Rogowski is Professor of Political Science at the University of California, Los Angeles, and served from 2007 to 2012 as Editor-in-Chief of the American Political Science Review. He is the author of Rational Legitimacy and Commerce and Coalitions and co-author of Electoral Systems and the Balance of Consumer-Producer Power. He was elected in 1994 as a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and in 2007–2008 was a Fellow at the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin.