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Concepts and Issues in Comparative Politics: An Introduction to Comparative Analysis (2nd Edition)

 
 
 
 
Concepts and Issues in Comparative Politics: An Introduction to Comparative Analysis (2nd Edition)
Author: Frank L. Wilson Ph.D.
ISBN 13: 9780130950208
ISBN 10: 130950203
Edition: 2
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 2001-11-04
Format: Paperback
Pages: 240
List Price: $148.00
 
 

The book approaches the study of comparative politicsfrom a topical or thematic viewpoint. Rather than focus on descriptions ofindividual countries, it addresses the major issues and theories ofcomparative politics. The emphasis is oncomparison as a tool for social science research as a means ofunderstanding broader trends in world politics. The book introduces keyconcepts and theories of comparative politics in a readable and easilyunderstood format without jargon and unnecessary complexity; introduces theprincipal issues that countries consider in addressing today's politicalproblems, including electoral reform, party accountability, andexecutive/legislative relations.