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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
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0001
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chapter
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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
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
eISBN: 
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
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
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198704386.001.0001
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book
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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
Introduction

Introduction  

Robert Jubb, Catriona McKinnon, and Patrick Tomlin

in Issues in Political Theory (4th edn)

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Mar 2019
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Aug 2019
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9780191852077
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10.1093/hepl/9780198784067.003.0015
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chapter
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9780198784067
This introductory chapter provides an overview of political theory. Political theory is the study of whether and what political institutions, practices, and forms of organization can be ... More
Introduction to Politics

Introduction to Politics (4th edn)  

Robert Garner, Peter Ferdinand, and Stephanie Lawson

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Apr 2020
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Aug 2020
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9780191860362
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10.1093/hepl/9780198820611.001.0001
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book
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9780198820611
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. 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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Sep 2017
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9780191851018
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10.1093/hepl/9780198737421.003.0021
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chapter
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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
19. Political Communication

19. Political Communication  

Frank Esser and Barbara Pfetsch

in Comparative Politics (5th edn)

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Apr 2020
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Aug 2020
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9780191860355
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10.1093/hepl/9780198820604.003.0019
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9780198820604
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
1. Interconnections between science and politics

1. Interconnections between science and politics  

Jean-Frédéric Morin, Amandine Orsini, and Sikina Jinnah

in Global Environmental Politics: Understanding the Governance of the Earth

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Mar 2020
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Aug 2020
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9780191865244
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10.1093/hepl/9780198826088.003.0001
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9780198826088
This chapter discusses the complex and multifaceted relationship between science and politics. Although science and politics each follow a distinct logic and pursue distinct objectives, ... More
Introduction to Comparative Politics

Introduction to Comparative Politics  

Daniele Caramani

in Comparative Politics (5th edn)

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Apr 2020
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Aug 2020
eISBN: 
9780191860355
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198820604.003.0026
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chapter
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9780198820604
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
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
12. Political parties

12. Political parties  

Richard S. Katz

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/9780198737421.003.0014
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9780198737421
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. Political obligation

1. Political obligation  

Keith Hyams

in Issues in Political Theory (4th edn)

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Mar 2019
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Aug 2019
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9780191852077
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10.1093/hepl/9780198784067.003.0001
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9780198784067
This chapter discusses the justifications for political obligation. The most important historical justification for political obligation is what is often called consent theory or contract ... More
5. Power

5. Power  

David Owen

in Issues in Political Theory (4th edn)

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Mar 2019
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Aug 2019
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9780191852077
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10.1093/hepl/9780198784067.003.0005
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9780198784067
This chapter assesses power, a basic concept of political theory. In its most fundamental sense, power is a dispositional concept that refers to the capacity to affect some feature of the ... More
12. Political Parties

12. Political Parties  

Richard S. Katz

in Comparative Politics (5th edn)

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Apr 2020
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Aug 2020
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9780191860355
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10.1093/hepl/9780198820604.003.0012
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9780198820604
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
16. Social movements

16. Social movements  

Hanspeter Kriesi

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/9780198737421.003.0018
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9780198737421
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
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780199689675.003.0003
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chapter
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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
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
DOI: 
10.1093/hepl/9780198787983.003.0015
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chapter
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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
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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Sep 2017
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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
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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chapter
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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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chapter
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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

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