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Introduction to comparative politics

Introduction to comparative politics  

Daniele Caramani

in Comparative Politics (4th edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191851018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0001
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9780198737421
This text provides a comprehensive introduction to comparative politics. Comparative politics is an empirical science that deals primarily with domestic politics. It is one of the three ... More
Introduction to Politics

Introduction to Politics (3rd edn)  

Robert Garner, Peter Ferdinand, and Stephanie Lawson

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Feb 2016
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Sep 2017
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9780191850745
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10.1093/hepl/9780198704386.001.0001
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9780198704386
Combining theory, comparative politics, and international relations, Introduction to Politics provides an introduction to the subject. It covers both comparative politics and international ... More
19. Conclusion: Politics in the Age of Globalization

19. Conclusion: Politics in the Age of Globalization  

Peter Ferdinand, Robert Garner, and Stephanie Lawson

in Politics

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Apr 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191852015
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10.1093/hepl/9780198787983.003.0019
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9780198787983
This concluding chapter summarizes some of the major themes and the threads of various arguments discussed throughout the book. It first emphasizes the complexity of the field and the ways ... More
19. Political communication

19. Political communication  

Frank Esser and Barbara Pfetsch

in Comparative Politics (4th edn)

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Mar 2017
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9780191851018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0021
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9780198737421
This chapter examines the dimensions of the political communication system. It first explains the rationale for a comparative study of political communication before discussing relevant ... More
12. Political parties

12. Political parties  

Richard S. Katz

in Comparative Politics (4th edn)

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Mar 2017
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9780191851018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0014
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This chapter examines the role that political parties play in the working of democracy. Political parties are among the major actors in democratic politics. Whether or not in power as the ... More
1. Introduction to ideologyContesting the nature of the ‘good society’

1. Introduction to ideology: Contesting the nature of the ‘good society’  

Paul Wetherly

in Political Ideologies

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May 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191851032
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10.1093/hepl/9780198727859.003.0001
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9780198727859
This chapter explains what ideology is, why ideology is seen as a ‘contested concept’, and what roles ideology plays in politics and society. In particular, it analyses the basic conception ... More
16. Social movements

16. Social movements  

Hanspeter Kriesi

in Comparative Politics (4th edn)

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Mar 2017
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9780191851018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0018
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This chapter focuses on social movements, specific forms of collective behaviour having action repertoires of their own that distinguish them from established political actors. Social ... More
3. The European Policy Process in Comparative Perspective

3. The European Policy Process in Comparative Perspective  

Alasdair R. Young

in Policy-Making in the European Union (7th edn)

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Dec 2014
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Sep 2017
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9780191850967
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10.1093/hepl/9780199689675.003.0003
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9780199689675
This chapter examines the European Union’s policy-making process with a comparative perspective. It outlines the stages of the policy-making process (agenda-setting, policy formation, ... More
9. Women and Gender

9. Women and Gender  

Vicky Randall

in Politics in the Developing World (5th edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191851001
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737438.003.0009
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9780198737438
This chapter explores the relationship between women/gender and political processes in the developing world. It begins with a discussion of the social context and ‘construction’ of gender, ... More
13. Europeanization and Political Parties

13. Europeanization and Political Parties  

Robert Ladrech

in The Member States of the European Union (2nd edn)

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Dec 2012
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Sep 2017
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9780191850899
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10.1093/hepl/9780199544837.003.0013
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9780199544837
This chapter examines the ways in which the European Union and the political parties of member states interact and cause change. It considers various types of change, causal mechanisms, and ... More
6. Spain: Modernization Through Europeanization

6. Spain: Modernization Through Europeanization  

Francesc Morata

in The Member States of the European Union (2nd edn)

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Dec 2012
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Sep 2017
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9780191850899
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10.1093/hepl/9780199544837.003.0006
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9780199544837
This chapter examines the different aspects of Spain’s adaptation to the European Union, and more specifically how Europe became a source of benefits and modernization for the country. ... More
11. Globalization’s Impact on States

11. Globalization’s Impact on States  

Colin Hay

in Global Political Economy (5th edn)

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Dec 2016
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Sep 2017
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9780191850844
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737469.003.0011
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9780198737469
This chapter examines the impact of globalization on the nation state. It analyses the case for and against the globalization thesis, focusing on the extent to which global economic ... More
Conclusion: Towards a Globalizing, Post-Western-Dominated World

Conclusion: Towards a Globalizing, Post-Western-Dominated World  

Peter Ferdinand

in Introduction to Politics (3rd edn)

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Feb 2016
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9780191850745
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10.1093/hepl/9780198704386.003.0022
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9780198704386
This chapter summarizes the text's various arguments. It first considers the relationships between the study of political philosophy, political institutions, and international relations and ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Jonathan Wolff

in An Introduction to Political Philosophy (3rd edn)

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Dec 2015
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Sep 2017
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9780191850929
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10.1093/hepl/9780199658015.003.0001
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9780199658015
This text explores the main questions of political philosophy and looks at some of the most influential answers, from the ancient Greeks to the present day. Each chapter takes on a ... More
15. Media and Politics

15. Media and Politics  

Peter Ferdinand, Robert Garner, and Stephanie Lawson

in Politics

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Apr 2018
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Aug 2018
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9780191852015
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10.1093/hepl/9780198787983.003.0015
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9780198787983
This chapter explores the link between media and politics. It first considers the more general relationship between the media and governmental organizations, and more specifically the ... More
Contemporary Political PhilosophyAn Introduction

Contemporary Political Philosophy: An Introduction (2nd edn)  

Will Kymlicka

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Sep 2001
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Sep 2017
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9780191850868
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10.1093/hepl/9780198782742.001.0001
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9780198782742
Contemporary Political Philosophy has been revised to include many of the most significant developments in Anglo-American political philosophy in the last eleven years, ... More
5. Oil and Political Economy in the International Relations of the Middle East

5. Oil and Political Economy in the International Relations of the Middle East  

Giacomo Luciani

in International Relations of the Middle East (4th edn)

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May 2016
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Sep 2017
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9780191850783
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10.1093/hepl/9780198708742.003.0006
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9780198708742
This chapter examines the impact of oil and political economy on the international relations of the Middle East. It begins by discussing the relationship between oil and the consolidation ... More
1. The Relevance of Comparative Politics

1. The Relevance of Comparative Politics  

Bo Rothstein

in Comparative Politics (4th edn)

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Mar 2017
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9780191851018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0003
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9780198737421
This chapter explains what comparative politics could be relevant for, such as informing the public debate and giving policy advice. It argues that comparative politics has a huge but ... More
17. Political culture

17. Political culture  

Christian Welzel and Ronald Inglehart

in Comparative Politics (4th edn)

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Mar 2017
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9780191851018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0019
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9780198737421
This chapter examines the role that the concept of political culture plays in comparative politics. In particular, it considers how the political culture field increases our understanding ... More
23. The EU as a new political system

23. The EU as a new political system  

Simon Hix

in Comparative Politics (4th edn)

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Mar 2017
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Sep 2017
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9780191851018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0025
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9780198737421
This chapter examines the development and operation of the European Union from a comparative politics perspective. It first considers the evolution of the EU, from the signing of the Treaty ... More

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