Political Science: An Introduction

Political Science: An Introduction

by Michael Roskin

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ISBN-13: 9780205747054
Publisher: Addison-Wesley
Publication date: 07/28/2009
Pages: 386

Table of Contents

I. 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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