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Introduction to Comparative Politics: Political Challenges and Changing Agendas

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Written by a distinguished group of comparativists, this innovative and accessible introductory text surveys 12 key countries organized by their level of political development: established democracies, transitional democracies, and non-democracies. The country studies illuminate four comparative themes in a global context: 1. The world of states--the interaction of states ...more
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Published February 1st 2009 by Wadsworth Publishing Company (first published September 7th 1999)
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I think that those taking Comparative Politics should definitely read this book. I personally, as well as my class, had issues reading this textbook because of how dense it was. Our teacher recommend buying the AP Comparative Government and Politics: An Essential Coursebook and Study Guide, 5th ed by Ethel Wood. I did find the Ethel Wood much more helpful. The Wood book was easier to read and had helpful tests and vocabulary tips.
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As a poli, sci. major, I wish I had studied this in college.
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