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Political Science: An Introduction

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Theories: Classic and Modern. Nations, States, and Governments. Individuals and Constitutions. Democracy, Totalitarianism, and Authoritarianism. Political Culture. Public Opinion. Political Communication and the Media. Political Parties and Party Systems.The Institutions of Politics. International Relations. The Global System.
Published July 1st 1999 by Prentice Hall (first published December 28th 1987)
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Brandon Cahall
Elementary but at least current.
May 24, 2012 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Political Science: An Introduction takes us on a journey which touches on many contemporary aspects of Political Science. The book starts with the assumption that the reader has almost no knowledge of the subject and provides a broad background in political theories, contemporary and historical ideologies and political parties. Other subjects, such as elections, political economy, and international relations are covered as well with the authors striving throughout to elicit the reader to pose qu ...more
So This book was my syllabus for 1st Year at FEPS ..
Actually I found the book biased to American thoughts and points of view It's an American book yes but this is supposed to be an International Version !!
The part about the origin of the state wasn't that sufficient ..
I Really didn't like the part where he talked about Islamists ; it was a purely American-one-sided-point of view and this version Again supposed to be international ! so that means that the writer or whatever is directing people
Haytham Badawey
Aug 09, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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The basic ideas, concepts, and terminology, is very well explained, but not elaborately enough. The explanation is simple, but a little overgeneralized.

As the title says, this book is just an introduction. It's a good start for beginners.
Oct 27, 2015 rated it it was ok  ·  review of another edition
I was disappointed. I probably expected more detail than an introduction can provide.
Jun 19, 2014 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
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