ISBN-10:
158826744X
ISBN-13:
2901588267442
Pub. Date:
07/28/2010
Publisher:
Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Doing Comparative Politics: An Introduction to Approaches and Issues / Edition 2

Doing Comparative Politics: An Introduction to Approaches and Issues / Edition 2

by Timothy C. Lim

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ISBN-13: 2901588267442
Publisher: Lynne Rienner Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 07/28/2010
Edition description: Older Edition
Pages: 350
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Timothy C. Lim is professor of political science at California State University, Los Angeles.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction: What Is Comparative Politics?
  • DOING COMPARATIVE POLITICS.
  • Comparing to Learn, Learning to Compare: A Primer on Comparative Methods.
  • Thinking Theoretically in Comparative Politics.
  • THE QUESTIONS.
  • Why Are Poor Countries Poor? Explaining Economic Underdevelopment.
  • Why Is East Asia Rich?: Explaining Capitalist Growth and Industrialization in Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, and China.
  • What Makes a Democracy? Explaining the Breakdown of Authoritarian Rule.
  • What Makes a Terrorist? Explaining "Violent Substate Activism."
  • What Makes a Social Movement? Explaining the Rise and Success of Collective Mobilization.
  • THE FUTURE OF COMPARATIVE POLITICS.
  • Globalization and the Study of Comparative Politics.

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