Comparative Politics

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

Robert D. Lee

Second Edition • July 30, 2013 • 376 pages

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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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Comparative Latin American Politics

Ronald M. Schneider

First Edition • February 1, 2010 • 384 pages

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Latin America is a region of great diversity and a rich laboratory for understanding the processes of political development and their interaction with economic growth, social modernization, and cultural influences. Highlighting crucial periods of dynamic socioeconomic and political change, Comparative Latin American Politics provides a balanced, concise overview of select…

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Theories of Comparative Political Economy

Ronald H Chilcote

First Edition • May 1, 2000 • 336 pages

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Theories of Comparative Political Economy builds on the proposition that the study of politics and economics has evolved into political economy in a number of significant ways, and that the new issues and ideas that became prominent in the 1980s and 1990s will carry on into the new millennium. The…

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Essentials of American Politics

David McKay

First Edition • January 1, 2000 • 448 pages

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Essentials of American Politics is an undergraduate text with a novel analytical and comparative focus. It takes as a central theme the increasing tension in American politics between a general philosophy of limited government and particular public demands for more and better government programs and services. While this has always…

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Institutions and Democratic Statecraft

Metin Heper; Ali Kazancigil; Bert Rockman

First Edition • October 6, 1998 • 336 pages

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This volume of fifteen original essays examines the role of political institutions in establishing democratic stability around the globe. Leading scholars survey well-established democracies, such as the United States, Great Britain, Canada, Australia, and France; relatively established democracies, such as Germany, Italy, India, and Israel; and newly established democracies, such…

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