Comparative Politics: Domestic Responses to Global Challenges (AP® Edition)

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Authors : Charles Hauss; Melissa Haussman


584 Pages  Hardcover 

8th Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2009

©2013 , Published


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Balancing theory with application and featuring an exciting full-color design and an engaging, student-friendly writing style, COMPARATIVE POLITICS uses a unique theme--Domestic Responses to Global Challenges--to introduce key concepts and examine the growing interdependence of strong and weak state... more


The text has been thoroughly updated with coverage of recent events and thoughtful consideration of the social, economic, and political difficulties and possibilities in today's world. Key topics include the global recession and recovery efforts, globalization, political turmoil and social movements... more

New to this Edition

New "Looking Forward, Looking Back" features compare how concepts and questions for the country being covered apply to other similar or surrounding regions as well as the other countries examined in the book. They provide key transitions for students from one country study to the next, helping them ... more