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Comparative politics

interests, identities, and institutions in a changing global order

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Comparative government

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Jeffrey Kopstein, Mark Lichbach
    ContributionsKopstein, Jeffrey, Lichbach, Mark Irving, 1951-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJF51 .C6235 2000
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 429 p. :
    Number of Pages429
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16995871M
    ISBN 100521633362, 0521633567
    LC Control Number00020159

    Indeed, the 20th century might be portrayed as a hundred years of dialogue with Marx. In many countries there is a threshold that a party needs to pass before getting a seat generally between 2 - 5 percent. Rational choice explanations argue that federations can act as efficient producers and distributors of public goods and can also, if operated properly, enhance individual initiative and preserve individual liberty. Other forms of structural institutionalism might argue that the electoral system is inimical to the interests of some individuals, such as some minorities, and thus discourages turn out among those groups. David S. Her research examines how identity and attitudes are shaped by state policies and history and how they themselves affect economic and political outcomes.

    Such an approach would deny the validity of sociological or even institutional argument. Those based elsewhere have had varying connections with the Department or have developed their own teaching and research along similar lines. Oi Jean C. He is currently working on a number of papers and a book about the geographic distribution of political preferences and partisanship in the United States and other countries around the world.

    Almond and G. British Journal of Political Science, 25, Valuable and sophisticated discussions of almost all the areas of political science, including the areas now generally classified under such titles as political sociology, can be found throughout intellectual history as far back as Plato and Aristotle. This body is usually called a cabinet, but is sometimes called a Council of Ministers. She examines these issues using economic theory and statistical techniques applied on both modern and historical data. Structural institutionalists see the world as a whole entity constructed on the basis of a series of relationships between groups or classes.


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Comparative politics book

Political Institutions - Bates, Robert. The seats that would have gone to parties receiving under this threshold are divided up by the parties that passed the threshold. Comparative politics book institutionalists see the world as a whole entity constructed on the basis of a series of relationships between groups or classes.

This will result in many views represented in the legislature but may make the government less stable. The Legislature also chooses the "President" of the state, who is usually a ceremonial figurehead for the state called the head of state.

For example, rational choice approaches are seen as being overly instrumental, mechanical and weak in terms of explaining collective decisions and the outcome of collective action. Many people? Students love this book for studying for the Comparative Government exam even over Barron's bookand it's highly recommended to supplement your studying efforts.

This body might be called a House of Commons', a national assembly, a legislative assembly, a lower house, or any number of other names for this discussion, we shall refer to it as a Legislature.

Alter, P. This book was designed for those who want to develop a better understanding of political cultures, structures, and governmental functions, as well as the relationships between the governments and the governed. Political scientists tend to use the term "state" to emphasize the governmental aspect of the country: government officials are called "state officials"; a government minister may have the title of "secretary of state", etc.

Another methodology favoured is game theory or other counter-factual type methodology, whereby models are established to predict what might happen if certain input factors were changed. If the opposite were the case, they would vote for the Dutch Labour Party.

State: in political science, "state" means what most people think of when they say "independent country": i. The Legislature has the power to pass legislation, which has the force of law.

They also often suggested remedies to problems. Alston, L. In he was appointed professor of history as well. Table A. In studying the role of judges and courts comparatively we need to recognise that they are quite different from other political actors since they rely on highly constrained and technical legal argument for their power and influence.

Sovereign authority: The recognized ability to use power to exercise state sovereignty. They are not the only models in comparative politics and are not necessarily appropriate to the study of every single aspect of the discipline, as we have seen, for example, in the case of political leadership.

Structural explanations argue that people vote according to attachment to a deep-seated structural factor such as class. He joined the Stanford faculty in Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Other forms of structural institutionalism might argue that the electoral system is inimical to the interests of some individuals, such as some minorities, and thus discourages turn out among those groups.

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Cambridge University Press. The changes in the domain of this subject are at once momentous and profound. His research examines international conflict and conflict resolution, with a particular focus on the domestic political influences on foreign policy choices.

Hence, institutional forms and behaviour are the effects of historical causation.Oct 01,  · Comparative Politics: A Global Introduction shows new students of world politics how the methods and concepts of comparative politics can lead them to ask critical questions to better understand the complex world around them.

The majority of undergraduates in introductory comparative Price: $ Comparative Politics is a series for students, teachers, and researchers of political science that deals with contemporary government and politics. Global in scope, books in the series are characterised by a stress on comparative analysis and strong methodological rigour.

The book analyzes in tandem comparative government—which involves the study of different political systems with their institutions and functions—and comparative politics, which covers comparative governments and non-state politics.

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