Modern Politics And Government / Edition 7
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Modern Politics And Government / Edition 7

by Alan R. Ball, B. Guy Peters
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0333961617

ISBN-13: 9780333961612

Pub. Date: 04/01/2005

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

This substantially revised seventh edition of a classic text includes a new chapter on globalization and regionalization and broader coverage of democratic politics, interests and movements; of the media; of social and cultural influences on political behavior and of public management. It has been systematically revised and updated throughout in the accessible down

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This substantially revised seventh edition of a classic text includes a new chapter on globalization and regionalization and broader coverage of democratic politics, interests and movements; of the media; of social and cultural influences on political behavior and of public management. It has been systematically revised and updated throughout in the accessible down-to-earth style that has made it such a popular student choice for over thirty years.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780333961612
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date:
04/01/2005
Edition description:
Seventh Edition
Pages:
336
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

PART I: THE NATURE OF POLITICS
• The Study of Politics
• Politics, Power and Authority
• Classification of Government Types
• The State, Globalization and the Changing Global Order
• Social and Cultural Bases of Politics
• PART II: PARTIES, INTEREST GROUPS AND REPRESENTATION
• Political Parties and Party Systems
• Representation, Elections and Voting Systems
• Interest Groups
• PART III: STRUCTURES OF GOVERNMENT
• Assemblies
• The Political Executive
• Public Bureaucracy
• The Courts and the Political Process
• Non-Democratic Politics
• PART IV: CHANGES IN POLITICAL SYSTEMS

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