Journals Higher Education



Published: 29 June 2020

664 Pages

10.4 x 7.7 inches

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 support 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 showcase innovative ideas to inspire and engage students
  • Written by a diverse team of scholars, enabling students to learn directly from leading experts

New to this Edition:

  • The fifth edition welcomes a host of new author talent: Gianfranco Poggi (Professor of Sociology, University of Trento, Canada), Natasha Ezrow (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) and Sonja Grimm (Honorary Research Associate, UCL, UK)
  • The text has been thoroughly updated to reflect the impact of current events and issues, from Brexit, Trump and Populism to analysis of gender, representation and the impact of the #MeToo movement
  • Chapter 15 has been reworked to focus on Regions and Ethnicity, providing essential analysis of developing countries
  • New discussion of comparative democratization to complement the coverage of democracy and authoritarian regimes

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