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ISBN-10 020585253XISBN-13 9780205852536
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ISBN-10 0205852521ISBN-13 9780205852529
Author(s): Gregory S. Mahler
Publisher: Pearson
Copyright year: © 2013 Pages: 512
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Surveying themes and countries, Principles of Comparative Politics emphasizes the analysis of institutions, giving students an accessible and concrete cross-national introduction to the political world.

This brief text lays out the major elements of a political system—executive, legislature, political behavior, and more—and examines them in Britain, France, Germany, Russia, Mexico, China, Kenya, and Canada. Principles of Comparative Politics helps students understand the mechanisms that drive politics and appreciate the variations among them.

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