Comparative Politics

The Government and Politics of the Middle East and North Africa

Edited by Mark Gasiorowski and Sean L. Yom

Eighth Edition • July 12, 2016 • 578 pages

Print: $52.00 USD/$67.50 CAD • Ebook: $35.99 USD/$35.99 CAD

A comprehensive examination of the history, domestic politics, and foreign policies of each country in the Middle East and North Africa.

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The European Union: Politics and Policies

Jonathan Olsen and John McCormick

Sixth Edition • July 19, 2016 • 380 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$58.50 CAD • Ebook: $28.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

Covers the history, governing institutions, and policies of the European Union.

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Contentious Politics in Brazil and China: Beyond Regime

December Green and Laura Luehrmann

First Edition • March 15, 2016 • 384 pages

Print: $35.00 USD/$45.50 CAD • Ebook: $22.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

Click here to read a sample from Contentious Politics in Brazil and China. This title will be available in March 2016. Contentious Politics in Brazil and China: Beyond Regime is a highly accessible and compelling examination of two fast-emerging countries in the global arena. It is not common to see Brazil and…

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Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements

James DeFronzo

Fifth Edition • August 12, 2014 • 492 pages

Print: $50.00 USD/$64.99 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$33.99 CAD

With crucial insights and indispensable information concerning modern-day political upheavals, Revolutions and Revolutionary Movements provides a representative cross section of the most significant revolutions of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. This fourth edition is revised and updated with special focus on Islamic fundamentalism and Islamic revolutionary movements and a new…

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Comparing Asian Politics: India, China, and Japan

Sue Ellen M. Charlton

Fourth Edition • July 29, 2014 • 384 pages

Print: $44.00 USD/$63.99 CAD • Ebook: $29.99 USD/$29.99 CAD

Comparing Asian Politics examines the politics and government in three Asian nations: India, China, and Japan. The author explains the links between politics and each nation’s distinctive cultural and historical contexts and demonstrates the intermingling and grafting of Asian traditions with the influence of Western values and institutions. National identity,…

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Understanding Central America: Global Forces, Rebellion, and Change

John A. Booth, Christine J. Wade, Thomas W. Walker

Sixth Edition • July 22, 2014 • 400 pages

Print: $43.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

Understanding Central America explains how domestic, global, political, and economic forces have shaped rebellion and regime change in Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras throughout their histories, during the often-turbulent 1970s and since. The authors explain the origins and development of the region’s political conflicts, their resolution and…

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Middle East Patterns: Places, People, and Politics

Colbert C. Held, John Thomas Cummings

Sixth Edition • December 24, 2013 • 728 pages

Print: $60.00 USD/$56.50 CAD • Ebook: $39.99 USD/$51.99 CAD

Now in its sixth edition, this classic text continues to be the most comprehensive and authoritative geographical study of the region.

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An Introduction to the Modern Middle East: History, Religion, Political Economy, Politics

David S. Sorenson

Second Edition • December 3, 2013 • 560 pages

Print: $47.00 USD/$53.99 CAD • Ebook: $33.99 USD/$43.99 CAD

Student Economy Edition available. Combining elements of comparative politics with a country-by-country analysis, author David S. Sorenson provides a complete and accessible introduction to the modern Middle East. With an emphasis on the politics of the region, the text also dedicates chapters specifically to the history, religions, and economies of…

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Religion and Politics in the Middle East: Identity, Ideology, Institutions, and Attitudes

Robert D. Lee

Second Edition • July 30, 2013 • 376 pages

Print: $44.00 USD/$56.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$25.99 CAD

This innovative book analyzes the relationship between religion and politics in the Middle East through a comparative study of five countries—Egypt, Israel, Turkey, Iran, and Saudi Arabia. Robert D. Lee examines each country in terms of four domains in which state and religion necessarily interact: national identity, ideology, institutions, and…

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The New Dynamics of Multilateralism: Diplomacy, International Organizations, and Global Governance

Edited by James P. Muldoon, Jr.; JoAnn F. Aviel; Richard Reitano; Earl Sullivan, EDITORS

First Edition • August 1, 2010 • 384 pages

Print: $45.00 USD/$49.99 CAD • Ebook: $25.99 USD/$28.99 CAD

This timely new book focuses on the various dynamics of contemporary multilateralism as it relates to global issues, global governance, and global institutions. Invited authorities, including academics, business people, and members of international groups, contribute original essays on how multilateralism as an institution has been affected by globalization, the rise…

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