Comparative Politics: Comparative public policy
Howard J. Wiarda
Taylor & Francis, 2005 - Political Science - 408 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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I05 The politics of social choice
deja vu all over again?
I07 What is lessondrawing?
I08 The five stagesofgrowth a summary
I09 The changing definition of development and development
The Third Wave
II2 The rise of illiberal democracy
II3 Democracy in its one and many forms
II5 Spreading the wealth
II7 A race to the bottom or governance from the top?
green light or red light?
I2I The three political economies of the welfare state
I24 What is right about the Canadian health care system?
I25 Purple is the color of the future
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Comparative Politics: Critical Concepts in Political Science, Volume 1
Howard J. Wiarda
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