Comparative Politics: Political Economy, Political Culture, and Political Interdependence

  • Publish Date: 2005-08-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Monte Palmer
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This affordable CENGAGE ADVANTAGE BOOKS version of COMPARATIVE POLITICS: POLITICAL ECONOMY, POLITICAL CULTURE, AND POLITICAL INTERDEPENCE helps you see politics as a complex process involving a broad range of institutional, behavioral, and textual factors. An analyses of ten countries, plus the EU, representing a cross-section of diverse regions, economic systems, and levels of development, each chapter reviews a country's history; its major political institutions and the way they influence the policy-making process; the role of elites, parties, groups, and masses; and the broader cultural, economic, and international contexts. Each chapter also concludes with a current assessment of the country in terms of the United Nations' definition of good government as well as a discussion of future challenges.