by Rod Hague and Martin Harrop

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Chapter One: Political Concepts

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Chapter Two: The State

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Chapter Three: Democracy

Note: these links are also useful sources for elections and participation

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Chapter Four: Authoritarian Rule

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Chapter Five: Theoretical Approaches

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Chapter Six: Political Culture

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Chapter Seven: Political Communication

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Chapter Eight: Political Participation

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Chapter Nine: Interest Groups

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Chapter Ten: Political Parties

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Chapter Eleven: Elections

  • Inter-Parliamentary Union - the PARLINE database provides election results
    http://www.ipu.org
  • International Federation for Electoral Systems - supports the building of democratic societies
    http://www.ifes.org/
  • Center for Voting and Democracy - promotes voter turnout, fair representation, inclusive policy and meaningful electoral choices in the USA
    http://www.fairvote.org/
  • Parties and Elections in Europe - the results of legislative elections from all European countries and more than 100 subdivisions.
    http://www.parties-and-elections.eu/
  • International Institute for Democracy and Electoral Assistance - supports sustainable democracy worldwide.
    http://www.idea.int/
  • Adam Carr’s Election Archive (Psephos) - a comprehensive archive of election results
    http://psephos.adam-carr.net/

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Chapter Twelve: Voters

  • Comparative Study of Election Systems - a collaborative program of survey research among election study teams from around the world
    http://www.umich.edu/~cses/
  • American National Election Studies - data on voting, public opinion and political participation to serve research needs
    http://www.electionstudies.org/
  • Australian Election Study – extensive data on political behavior in Australia
    http://aes.anu.edu.au/
  • British Election Studies Information Site – British elections: surveys and election results
    http://www.besis.org/Home
  • Centre for Comparative European Survey Data - support for academics working with European survey data
    http://www.ccesd.ac.uk/Home

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Chapter Thirteen: Constitutions And The Legal Framework

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Chapter Fourteen: Multilevel Governance

  • Centre for Studies on Federalism – promotes scientific research, information and diffusion of knowledge, documentation and education in studies of federalism.
    http://www.csfederalismo.it
  • Forum on Federations – the global network on federalism and devolved governance
    http://www.forumfed.org/
  • Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen’s University - research on federalism and intergovernmental relations in Canada and beyond
    http://www.queensu.ca/iigr/
  • International Association of Centers for Federal Studies - an association of centres for federal studies
    http://www.iacfs.org/
  • Committee of the Regions, European Union - provides local and regional authorities with a voice in the European Union. Includes online studies
    http://www.cor.europa.eu/
  • United Cities and Local Governments – the global network of cities, local and regional governments
    http://www.uclg.org/

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Chapter Fifteen: Legislatures

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Chapter Sixteen: The Political Executive

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Chapter Seventeen: Bureaucracy

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Chapter Eighteen: Public Policy

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Chapter Nineteen: Comparative Methods

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