Readings in Comparative Politics: Political Challenges and Changing Agendas

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Author : Mark Kesselman


448 Pages  Paperback 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2006

©2010, Published


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READINGS IN COMPARATIVE POLITICS, 2nd Edition, is a collection drawn from a variety of published, unpublished, and electronic sources. The author has carefully selected these readings, which are theoretical in nature, to offer students a good sample of the wide range of popular and scholarly views r... more


The readings in this 2nd Edition provide an extended opportunity to consider the four main themes used in Kesselman et al.'s INTRODUCTION TO COMPARATIVE POLITICS TEXTBOOK: A WORLD OF STATES, GOVERNING THE ECONOMY, THE DEMOCRATIC CHALLENGE, AND THE POLITICS OF COLLECTIVE IDENTITY.

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New to this Edition

NEW Chapter 1, "Introduction: Brave New World," draws students into the text by presenting readings that offer several perspectives on broad political topics.

Discussion questions now follow each reading, stimulating your students to think critically about the concepts presented.

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