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Macmillan Higher Education

Political Science (8th Edition)

A Comparative Introduction

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Palgrave

Pages: 392
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Comparative Government and Politics

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Paperback - 9781137601230

22 September 2017

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Long established as the leading text in the field, the new edition has been comprehensively updated and rewritten. Accessible, student-friendly and truly international in its coverage, this edition includes more on...

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Long established as the leading text in the field, the new edition has been comprehensively updated and rewritten. Accessible, student-friendly and truly international in its coverage, this edition includes more on authoritarian states as well as a much wider variety of country studies more generally.

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  • Comprehensive and accessible introduction to Comparative Politics and Political Science
  • Long established as the leading text in the field
  • Truly international in scope with examples drawn from all over the world
  • Packed with pedagogical features including double-spread `Spotlights´ which offer in-depth profiles of 17 different states


  • Increased coverage of authoritarian states and hybrid regimes
  • A wider range of international case studies than ever before, particularly including expanded coverage of Latin America and Africa
  • A resource-packed companion website featuring student and lecturer materials such as interactive quizzes, video tutorials, essay papers, testbanks and an exclusive web-only chapter on Political Economy

Preface
1. Key Concepts
2. The State
3. Democratic Rule
4. Authoritarian Rule
5. Theoretical Approaches
6. Comparing Government and Politics
7. Constitutions and Court
8. Legislatures
9. Executives
10. Bureaucracies
11. Sub-national Government
12. Political Culture
13. Political Participation
14. Political Communication
15. Political Parties
16. Elections
17. Voters
18. Interest Groups
19. Public Policy.

The companion website has extra resources to consolidate learning and help students navigate this topic:
  • Flashcard glossary
  • Guide to Comparative Politics on the internet
  • Web-only chapter: Political Economy

Head to  the link below to access:

https://www.macmillanihe.com/companion/Hague-And-Harrop-Comparative-Government-And-Politics-Tenth-Edition-Political-Science-Eighth-Edition/

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Rod Hague was formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Newcastle, UK.

Martin Harrop was formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Newcastle, UK.

John McCormick is Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Politics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA. Other recent books by John include European Union Politics, 2nd Edition (2015, Palgrave), Understanding the European Union, 6th Edition (2015, Palgrave), and Why Europe Matters (2013, Palgrave).

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Rod Hague was formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Newcastle, UK.

Martin Harrop was formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Newcastle, UK.

John McCormick is Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Politics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA. Other recent books by John include European Union Politics, 2nd Edition (2015, Palgrave), Understanding the European Union, 6th Edition (2015, Palgrave), and Why Europe Matters (2013, Palgrave).

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