Comparative Politics: Critical Concepts in Political Science, Volume 1
Howard J. Wiarda
Taylor & Francis, 2005 - Political Science - 430 pages
This collection reprints essential articles in the systematic study of all of the world's political systems. The pieces here focus on issues such as public opinion formation, interest group lobbying, political party activity, as well as the institutions of government, including executives, legislatures, and legal systems. br br The editors have also written an introductory volume explaining the history main approaches, and controversies in the field, covering the debates on formal-legalism, developmentalism, dependency theory, corporatism, rational choice, and much more.
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Politics in Transitional Nations
The modern Middle East in the world context
Spreading the wealth
The State in the Middle East
A perspective on Comparative Politics past and present
A race to the bottom or governance from the top?
The new populism and the new politics
the fall of communism and Conclusions
Presidents and Prime Ministers
The compass of the comparativist
deja vu all over again?
Comparing to find sociological rules
Parliament in the New Europe
MATTEI DOGAN AND DOMINIQUE PELLASSY
What is lessondrawing?
A historical sketch of modern constitutionalism in theory
Western European Cabinets in comparative perspective
Toward a Theory of Latin American Comparative Politics
What was the Soviet Political System and why did
Genesis of a Unique Democracy 311
The new constitutional politics of Europe
The changing definition of development and development
Research in Comparative Politics
an alternative view
Extracts from The Study of Comparative Government
Regional and Country Studies
Organized Interests New Social Movements
The Third Wave 127
Three articles from the Christian Science Monitor
A functional approach to Comparative Politics
Democracy in its one and many forms
The challenge of new movements
the political basis
Causes of the collapse of the USSR
State Society and Democracy
approaches to the study
Economic Transformation and Troubles
The Rentier State in the Arab World
What is shock therapy? What did it do in Poland
is there a
Social Policy 311
Civil Society and Democracy in the Middle East
Russias phony Capitalism
The consumption of dependency theory in
Political Culture Islam and Politics
A model of statesociety relations
Islam and the political field
Gender and Citizenship
The three political economies of the welfare state
The renaissance of political culture
The Israel I Palestine Conflict
Unsettled Democratic Tradition
The concept of liberal society
What is right about the Canadian health care system?
Purple is the color of the future
The nature of political economy
Are Russians undemocratic?
The transformation of liberalism 1964 to 2001
The political economy of postsocialism 39
Uses and limitations of rational choice
Transitions to Democracy?
Where does Europe end?
The tunnel at the end of the light
The study of political institutions
The uses and abuses of civil society in Africa
THE POLITICS OF ASIA
What Does the Future Hold?
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