Summary: For freshman/sophomore-level courses in Comparative Politics, World Politics, as well as Introduction to Politics with a comparative focus. Written in aclear, jargon-free style, Comparative Politicsemphasizes political institutions and behavior-rather than on abstract conceptual frameworks.This approach makes the text more accessible to introductory students than most other texts on comparative politics. It features both across-nationalapproach which focuses helping students de ...show morevelop develop acomparativeunderstanding of the types ofinstitutions(e.g., constitutions, executives, legislatures, political parties, etc.)-as well as acountry-by-countryapproach that examines those institutions within the contexts of eight different countries. This approach allows students to develop the ability to look how all the ldquo;piecesrdquo; fit together in various countries. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 5TH 08
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