Balancing theory with application and featuring an engaging, student-friendly writing style, the Ninth Edition of COMPARATIVE POLITICS uses a unique theme-Domestic Responses to Global Challenges-to introduce key concepts and examine the growing interdependence of strong and weak states. COMPARATIVE ... more
Critical thinking questions appear in the opening chapter that students can use as a toolkit to examine each country they encounter. These universal questions will help students compare, synthesize, and interpret material from the text, supporting a more thorough understanding of key concepts.
The ... more
The ninth edition starts with "six big questions" that cover themes in politics and political science (which are not always the same), including the pace of change, globalization, inequalities, democratization, human security, and the change nature and role of power at the national, international, a... more