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Comparative Politics
Interests, Identities, and Institutions in a Changing Global Order

3rd Edition

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Jeffrey Kopstein, Mark Lichbach, Peter Rutland, Laurence Mcfalls, Andrew C. Gould, Miranda A. Schreurs, Stephen E. Hanson, Yu-Shan Wu, Anthony Gill, Rudra Sil, Vali Nasr, Michael Bratton, Paulette Kurzer, Okechukwu Iheduru
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  • Date Published: July 2008
  • availability: In stock
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521708401

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  • Now in its third edition, this unique textbook remains a favorite for introductory undergraduate courses in comparative politics. It features twelve theoretically and historically grounded country studies that show how the three major concepts of comparative analysis—interests, identities, and institutions—shape the politics of nations and regions. Written in a style free of heavy-handed jargon and organized to address the concerns of contemporary comparativists, this textbook provides students with the conceptual tools and historical background they need to understand the politics of our complex world. This third edition introduces completely new chapters on the European Union, France, and Nigeria.

    • All chapters are fully revised and updated with new chapters on Nigeria, the European Union and France
    • Expanded 'Stop-and-Compare' sections draw out important comparisons between countries
    • Improved companion website
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    • Edition: 3rd Edition
    • Date Published: July 2008
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521708401
    • length: 648 pages
    • dimensions: 254 x 177 x 24 mm
    • weight: 0.98kg
    • contains: 11 maps 19 tables
    • availability: In stock
  • Table of Contents

    1. What is comparative politics? Jeffrey Kopstein and Mark Lichbach
    2. The framework of analysis Jeffrey Kopstein and Mark Lichbach
    Part I. Early Developers:
    3. Britain Peter Rutland
    4. France Laurence Mcfalls
    Part II. Middle Developers:
    5. Germany Andrew C. Gould
    6. Japan Miranda A. Schreurs
    Part III. Late Developers:
    7. Russia Stephen E. Hanson
    8. China Yu-Shan Wu
    Part IV. Experimental Developers:
    9. Mexico Anthony Gill
    10. India Rudra Sil
    11. Iran Vali Nasr
    12. South Africa Michael Bratton
    13. The European Union Paulette Kurzer
    14. Nigeria Okechukwu Iheduru.

  • Instructors have used or reviewed this title for the following courses

    • Advanced Comparative Government
    • Advanced Placement Comparative Politics
    • Comparative Government of Developing Areas
    • Contemporary Democracies
    • Introduction to comparative government
    • Modern World Governments
    • Parliamentary Democracies
    • People and Politics World wide
    • Political Science Seminar
    • The Politics of European Integration
  • Editors

    Jeffrey Kopstein, University of Toronto
    Jeffrey Kopstein is the author of The Politics of Economic Decline in East Germany 1945–1989 (1997) and numerous articles in scholarly journals, books, and the press. He is currently Director of the Centre for European Studies at the University of Toronto.

    Mark Lichbach, University of Maryland, College Park
    Mark Lichbach is Professor and Chair of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is the author or editor of many books, including the award-winning The Rebel's Dilemma, and of numerous articles in scholarly journals.

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    Jeffrey Kopstein, Mark Lichbach, Peter Rutland, Laurence Mcfalls, Andrew C. Gould, Miranda A. Schreurs, Stephen E. Hanson, Yu-Shan Wu, Anthony Gill, Rudra Sil, Vali Nasr, Michael Bratton, Paulette Kurzer, Okechukwu Iheduru

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