Understanding the Political World: A Comparative Introduction to Political Science Plus MyPoliSciLab with etext / Edition 11

Understanding the Political World: A Comparative Introduction to Political Science Plus MyPoliSciLab with etext / Edition 11

by James N. Danziger
     
 

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Updated in its 11th edition, Understanding the Political World offers a comparative perspective on how politics works at the global, national, group, and individual level. Focusing on how fundamental concepts in political science relate to real political events, this bestselling text surveys political behavior, systems, and processes throughout the world and asks students to evaluate and apply this knowledge. Through an engaging writing style, numerous examples, and the instructive use of visuals, Understanding the Political World encourages readers to think like political scientists and to critically examine new and enduring political realities and challenges.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780205854240
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
04/09/2012
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
528
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

PART I. ON KNOWING THE POLITICAL WORLD

Chapter 1. Politics and Knowledge

PART II. POLITICAL BEHAVIOR

Chapter 2. Political Theory and Political Beliefs

Chapter 3. Political Actions

Chapter 4. Influences on Beliefs and Actions

PART III. POLITICAL SYSTEMS

Chapter 5. States and Nations

Chapter 6. Political Institutions I: Structures

Chapter 7. Political Institutions II: Institutional Arrangements

Chapter 8. Political Economy

PART IV. POLITICAL PROCESSES

Chapter 9. Public Policy, Power, and Decision

Chapter 10. Change and Political Development

Chapter 11. Politics Across Borders

Chapter 12. Political Violence

PART V. POLITICS AMONG STATES

Chapter 13. The Developed Countries

Chapter 14. The Developing Countries

Chapter 15. The Transitional Developed Countries

Appendix. Political Analysis

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