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Published: 29 April 2020

664 Pages


ISBN: 9780198820604

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Comparative Politics

Fifth Edition

Edited by Daniele Caramani

  • Includes an unparalleled amount of empirical material, in the text and online, to help students understand the real world relevance of the comparative method
  • Explores the theory, history, institutions, structures and public policies of different political systems to offer students new to the subject a comprehensive first introduction
  • Cutting edge treatment of theories in comparative politics showcases innovative ideas to inspire and engage students
  • Written by a diverse team of scholars, enabling students to learn directly from leading experts
  • Also available as an e-book with functionality, navigation features, and links that offer extra learning support

New to this Edition:

  • The fifth edition welcomes a host of new author talent: Dieter Rucht (Emeritus Professor of Sociology, the Berlin Social Science Center, Germany), Natasha Lindstaedt (Deputy Dean and Professor, Department of Government, University of Essex, UK), Liesbet Hooghe (W.R. Kenan Distinguished Professor of Political Science at the University of North Carolina, USA), Gary Marks (Burton Craige Professor of Political Science at UNC-Chapel Hill, USA)
  • An exploration of the impact of current political events and issues, from Brexit, Trump and populism, to analysis of gender, representation, and the impact of the #MeToo movement
  • Reworked Chapters 6, 11, and 16 giving you an essential analysis of authoritarianism, multi-level institutions and social movements
  • New discussion of comparative democratization to complement the coverage of democracy and authoritarian regimes

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