Political Science: An Introduction / Edition 10

Political Science: An Introduction / Edition 10

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by Michael G. Roskin, Robert L. Cord, James A. Medeiros, Walter S. Jones
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0132425769

ISBN-13: 9780132425766

Pub. Date: 07/12/2007

Publisher: Prentice Hall

Exceptionally up-to-date and rich in cross-national examples, Political Science offers an unbiased and thorough introduction to the basic concepts and theories of political science. With a critical look at the major theories, it exposes students to many ways of thinking, and challenges them to think critically. Emphasizing both U.S. and comparative politics

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Exceptionally up-to-date and rich in cross-national examples, Political Science offers an unbiased and thorough introduction to the basic concepts and theories of political science. With a critical look at the major theories, it exposes students to many ways of thinking, and challenges them to think critically. Emphasizing both U.S. and comparative politics provides students with a solid foundation for connecting their studies on what is happening in the world around them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132425766
Publisher:
Prentice Hall
Publication date:
07/12/2007
Series:
MySearchLab Series for Political Science Series
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
7.48(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.65(d)

Table of Contents

THE BASES OF POLITICS.

1. A Science of Politics?

2. Theories: Classic and Modern.

3. Nations, States, and Governments.

4. Individuals and Constitutions.

5. Democracy, Totalitarianism, and Authoritarianism.

II. POLITICAL ATTITUDES.

6. Political Ideologies.

7. Political Culture.

8. Public Opinion.

III. POLITICAL INTERACTIONS.

9. Political Communication and the Media.

10. Interest Groups.

11. Political Parties and Party Systems.

12. Elections.

IV. THE INSTITUTIONS OF POLITICS.

13. The Basic Institutions of Government.

14. Legislatures.

15. Executives.

16. Administration and Bureaucracy.

17. Legal Systems and the Courts.

V. WHAT POLITICAL SYSTEMS DO.

18. Political Economy.

19. Violence and Revolution.

20. International Relations.

21. The Global System.

Index.

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