Encyclopedia of Government and Politics: 2-volume set

Encyclopedia of Government and Politics: 2-volume set

by Mary Hawkesworth, Maurice Kogan

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This is a brand-new edition of the critically acclaimed Encyclopedia of Government and Politics which has been fully revised and updated to provide a systematic account of politics and political studies at the beginning of the new millennium. Providing a penetrating analysis of government and politics at a global, regional and nation-state level, the Encyclopedia assesses both traditional and contemporary approaches, and projects the paths of future research. The articles provide a degree of critical analysis far beyond a simple descriptive outline of the subject. Internationally respected contributors have been carefully selected to present contending approaches to related topics, both to clarify the political implications of the various methodologies and to enrich the portrayal of political life. With its expanded, revised and updated coverage, Encyclopedia of Government and Politics is more than ever an indispensable tool for students, teachers, professional analysts and policy-makers.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136913396
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 11/07/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 1408
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Mary Hawkesworth is Professor of Political Science at the University of Louisville, Kentucky. Maurice Kogan is Professor of Government at Brunel University.

Table of Contents

Political Theory: Central Concepts Contemporary Ideologies. Contemporary Political Systems. Political Institutions. Political Forces and Political Processes. Centripetal and Centrifugal Forces in the Nation-State. Policy-Making and Policies. International Relations. Major Issues in Contemporary Politics.

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