Comparative Politics: Interests, Identities, and Institutions in a Changing Global Order (Google eBook)

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Jeffrey Kopstein, Mark Lichbach
Cambridge University Press, Sep 5, 2005 - Political Science
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Now in a completely updated second edition, this textbook has become a favorite for the introductory undergraduate course in comparative politics. It features ten theoretically and historically grounded country studies that show how the three major concepts of comparative analysis - interests, identities, and institutions - shape the politics of nations. Throughout the presentation, countries appear in the context of a changing global order that creates challenges to each country's path of development. These challenges frequently alter domestic interests and identities, and force countries to find new institutional solutions to the problems of modern politics. Written in a style free of heavy-handed jargon and organized to address the concerns of contemporary comparativists, this textbook provides students with the conceptual tools and historical background they need to understand the politics of our complex world.
  

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Jeffrey Kopstein is the author of The Politics of Economic Decline in East Germany, 1945-1989 (1997). He has published over 40 articles in scholarly journals and books. He is currently Director of the Institute of European Studies at the University of Toronto.

Mark Irving Lichbach is Professor and Chair of Government and Politics at the University of Maryland. He is the author or editor of many books, including the award-winning The Rebel's Dilemma, and of numerous articles that have appeared in scholarly journals in political science, economics, and sociology.

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