Introduction to Comparative Government / Edition 2

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With an accessible, descriptive approach and an easy-to-use, three-part structure within each chapter, this is a flexible comparative text that is about 25% less expensive than its competitors.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780060414665
  • Publisher: Addison-Wesley Educational Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 2/1/1990
  • Edition description: 2nd ed
  • Edition number: 2

Table of Contents

Preface xxxi
Chapter 1 Introduction 1
Part 1 Industrial Democracies
Chapter 2 The Government of Great Britain 41
A Political Development 44
B Political Processes and Institutions 66
C Public Policy 106
Chapter 3 The Government of France 123
A Political Development 126
B Political Processes and Institutions 138
C Public Policy 171
Chapter 4 The Government of Germany 185
A Political Development 188
B Political Processes and Institutions 212
C Public Policy 243
Chapter 5 The Government of Japan 261
A Political Development 264
B Political Processes and Institutions 280
C Public Policy 308
Chapter 6 The European Union 325
Part 2 Communist and Post-Communist Systems
Chapter 7 The Government of the Russian Federation 357
A Political Development 360
B Political Processes and Institutions 385
C Public Policy 426
Chapter 8 The Government of China 449
A Political Development 452
B Political Processes and Institutions 466
C Public Policy 488
Part 3 Developing Countries
Chapter 9 Governments of the Middle East 501
Chapter 10 The Government of India 537
A Political Development 540
B Political Processes and Institutions 553
C Public Policy 581
Chapter 11 The Government of Mexico 595
A Political Development 598
B Political Processes and Institutions 612
C Public Policy 629
Chapter 12 The Government of Nigeria 641
A Political Development 644
B Political Processes and Institutions 659
C Public Policy 683
Chapter 13 Conclusion 697
Credits 701
Index 703
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