Introduction to Politics / Edition 2

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Overview

This textbook provides a stimulating and accessible introduction to politics. Covering political theory, comparative politics, and international relations, it enables you to understand the interconnections between these often-separated components of the subject.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780199605729
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press
  • Publication date: 6/18/2012
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 570
  • Sales rank: 1,332,849
  • Product dimensions: 7.40 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: Politics and Political Analysis, Robert Garner
PART 1. CONCEPTS AND IDEOLOGIES ROBERT GARNER
1. Politics and the State
2. Political Power and Authority
3. Democracy
4. Freedom and Justice
5. Traditional Ideologies
6. Challenges to the Dominant Ideologies
PART 2. COMPARATIVE POLITICS PETER FERDINAND
7. Institutions and States
8. Constitutions, Law, and Judiciaries
9. Executives and Legislators
10. Bureaucracies, Policy Studies, and Governance
11. Votes, Elections, Parties
12. Civil Society, Interest Groups, and the Media
13. Political Culture
PART 3. GLOBAL POLITICS STEPHANIE LAWSON
14. International Global Politics
15. Traditional Theories in Global Politics
16. Critical Approaches to Global Politics
17. Security and Insecurity
18. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy
19. International Organizations in Global Politics
20. Global Political Economy
21. Conclusion

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