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ISBN-10 020576617XISBN-13 9780205766178
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ISBN-10 020574009XISBN-13 9780205740093
Author(s): David J. Samuels
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 512
Description

Written by a new generation of area studies experts, Case Studies in Comparative Politics follows a questions-based approach that helps students understand different countries’ political histories, institutions, identities, and interests and why each country is politically interesting and relevant. Case studies include the United Kingdom, Germany, France, Japan, India, Mexico, Russia, China, Nigeria, and Iran; each one ensures that students learn about that country while engaging a political argument about it. When used on its own or with the accompanying thematic survey, Case Studies in Comparative Politics asks—and answers—the same important questions that political scientists research and that are relevant to anyone interested in politics.

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