Comparative Politics by Daniele CaramaniComparative Politics by Daniele Caramani

Comparative Politics

EditorDaniele Caramani

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This exciting and authoritative introduction to comparative politics provides a range of perspectives, methods, and theories at the heart of political systems around the world. With an unparalleled amount of empirical material, this new edition includes a new introductory chapter showing therelevance of comparative politics, more coverage of the Global South, and a new discussion of representation, inclusion, and the varieties of democracy.
Daniele Caramani is Professor of Comparative Politics at the University of Zurich, Switzerland.
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Title:Comparative PoliticsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:624 pages, 10.43 × 7.68 × 0 inPublished:May 15, 2017Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0198737424

ISBN - 13:9780198737421

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Section I: Theories and methods1. Bo Rothstein: The relevance of comparative politics2. B. Guy Peters: Approaches in comparative politics3. Hans Keman and Paul Pennings: Comparative research methodsSection II: The historical context4. Gianfranco Poggi: The nation-state5. Anibal Perez-Linan: Democracies6. Paul Brooker: Authoritarian regimesSection III: Structures and institutions7. Amie Kreppel: Legislatures8. Wolfgang C. Muller: Governments and bureaucracies9. Alec Stone Sweet: Constitutions and courts10. Michael Gallagher: Elections and referendums11. John Loughlin: Unitary, federal, and local government institutionsSection IV: Actors and processes12. Richard S. Katz: Political parties13. Daniele Caramani: Party systems14. Roland Erne: Interest groups15. James Bickerton and Alain-G. Gagnon: Regions16. Hanspeter Kriesi: Social movements17. Christian Welzel and Ronald Inglehart: Political culture18. Herbert Kitschelt and Philipp Rehm: Political participation19. Frank Esser and Barbara Pfetsch: Political communicationSection V: Public policies20. Christoph Knill and Jale Tosun: Policy making21. Kees van Kersbergen and Philip Manow: The welfare state22. Jorgen Goul Andersen: The impact of public policiesSection VI: Beyond the Nation-State23. Simon Hix: The EU as a new political system24. Georg Sorensen: Globalization and the nation-state25. Peter Burnell: Promoting democracy