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Countries and Concepts: Politics, Geography, Culture, 12th Edition

By Michael G. Roskin

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Feb 8, 2012

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Updated in its 12th edition, Countries and Concepts systematically examines politics from around the world and presents eleven accessible and in-depth studies of Britain, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, China, India, Mexico, Brazil, Nigeria, and Iran. This text looks at similarities and differences in five key areas of each country to facilitate comparative analysis, defining important concepts and integrating examples from current events throughout. Highly readable and thought-provoking, Countries and Concepts introduces readers to the politics and governments of the world and bolsters their civic education by considering the historical, political, economic, geographical, and moral aspects of democracy.

 

Table of Contents

Chapter 1. The Uses of Comparative Politics

 

PART I. THE DEMOCRACIES

Chapter 2. Britain

Chapter 3. France

Chapter 4. Germany

Chapter 5. Japan

 

PART II. THE POST-COMMUNIST SYSTEMS

Chapter 6. Russia

Chapter 7. China

 

PART III. THE DEVELOPING AREAS

Chapter 8. India

Chapter 9. Mexico

Chapter 10. Brazil

Chapter 11. Nigeria

Chapter 12. Iran

 

Epilogue. Lessons of Eleven Countries

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ISBN-10: 0-205-85465-6

ISBN-13: 978-0-205-85465-3

Format: Alternate Binding

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