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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The new populism and the new politics
The Rentier State in the Arab World
is there a
Social Policy 311
Civil Society and Democracy in the Middle East
The consumption of dependency theory in
the fall of communism and Conclusions
Presidents and Prime Ministers
The compass of the comparativist
The political economy of postsocialism
Comparing to find sociological rules
Parliament in the New Europe
MATTEI DOGAN AND DOMINIQUE PELLASSY
A historical sketch of modern constitutionalism in theory
Western European Cabinets in comparative perspective
Toward a Theory of Latin American Comparative Politics
Genesis of a Unique Democracy 311
The new constitutional politics of Europe
Research in Comparative Politics
Extracts from The Study of Comparative Government
Regional and Country Studies
Organized Interests New Social Movements
A functional approach to Comparative Politics
The challenge of new movements
the political basis
approaches to the study
A perspective on Comparative Politics past and present
Political Culture Islam and Politics
A model of statesociety relations
Gender and Citizenship
The three political economies of the welfare state
The renaissance of political culture
The Israel I Palestine Conflict
Unsettled Democratic Tradition
Social Transformation and the Question of Identity
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
Uses and limitations of rational choice
Transitions to Democracy?
Where does Europe end?
The study of political institutions
THE POLITICS OF ASIA
What Does the Future Hold?
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