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Macmillan Higher Education

Politics (4th Edition)

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Palgrave

Pages: 520
Series:

Palgrave Foundations Series

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Paperback - 9780230363380

22 March 2013

$59.99

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Ebook - 9781137272447

27 February 2013

$59.99

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Hardcover - 9780230363373

22 March 2013

$129.00

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Now in its fourth edition, this hugely popular textbook has established itself as the number one introduction to Politics for students around the world. Systematically revised and updated, the book continues to offer a clear...

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Now in its fourth edition, this hugely popular textbook has established itself as the number one introduction to Politics for students around the world. Systematically revised and updated, the book continues to offer a clear and comprehensive guide to the most important conceptual and theoretical issues in the study of Politics.

Paying particular attention to the interdependence of domestic and world events in present day politics, this latest edition is once again the ideal text to recommend to students undertaking introductory modules across Politics and International Relations programmes. With numerous features such as case studies, controversies, key thinkers and concept boxes, it helps students of all levels develop their critical awareness as well as their own views.

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  • Established introduction to Politics with a proven track record in the classroom, written by best-selling author Andrew Heywood
  • Each chapter includes a range of innovative features and boxed information to aid learning and stimulate critical reflection
  • Offers a genuinely international perspective
  • Acknowledges the holistic nature of political analysis

  • Systematically revised and updated to cover key political developments
  • New chapters on issues such as political economy and globalisation, multi-level politics, security, and global governance and world order
  • Attractive new full-colour page design

What is Politics?
Political Ideas and Ideologies
Politics and the State
Democracy and Legitimacy
Nations and Nationalism
Political Economy and Globalization
Politics, Society and Identity
Political Culture and the Media
Representation, Elections and Voting
Parties and Party Systems
Groups, Interests and Movements
Governments, Systems and Regimes
Political Executives and Leadership
Assemblies
Constitutions, Law and Judges
Public Policy and the Bureaucracy
Multilevel Politics
Security: Domestic and International
World Order and Global Governance
A Crisis in Politics?.

The companion website is designed to provide support and extension activities for those who use the textbook. These include:
  • Case studies
  • Chapter notes
  • Question test bank
  • Biographies of key thinkers
  • Key weblinks
  • + more!
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Andrew Heywood is the author of such bestselling texts as Global Politics, Political Ideologies and Political Theory, used by hundreds of thousands of students around the world.

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Andrew Heywood is the author of such bestselling texts as Global Politics, Political Ideologies and Political Theory, used by hundreds of thousands of students around the world.

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