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European Politics Today, CourseSmart eTextbook, 4th Edition

By Gabriel A. Almond, G. Bingham Powell, Jr., Russell J. Dalton, Kaare Strom

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Aug 4, 2009

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The first comprehensive survey to include Western and Eastern European nations and the European Union, European Politics Today is the broadest available examination of Europe’s diverse political systems.

 

Written by leading comparativists and area studies experts, this text introduces key concepts about political institutions, culture, and policy and follows them in seven authoritative country studies, which facilitates the comparison of political experience across the region. European Politics Today’s innovative combination of theory and cases ensures that students explore individual countries in-depth and consider the issues that affect all of Europe.

Table of Contents

PART I. INTRODUCTION

Chapter 1. The European Context

Chapter 2. Democratic Political Culture and Political Action

Chapter 3. European Interest Groups and Parties

Chapter 4. Government and Public Policy

 

PART II. THE ESTABLISHED DEMOCRACIES

Chapter 5. Politics in England by Richard Rose

Chapter 6. Politics in France by Martin A. Schain

Chapter 7. Politics in Germany by Russell J. Dalton

Chapter 8. Politics in Spain by Donald Share

 

PART III. POLITICAL TRANSITIONS

Chapter 9. Politics in Russia by Thomas F. Remington

Chapter 10. Politics in Poland by Raymond C. Taras

Chapter 11. Politics in Bulgaria by Tatiana Kostadinova

 

PART IV. THE INTERNATIONAL DIMENSION

Chapter 12. Politics in the European Union by Alberta Sbragia and Francesco Stolfi

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$54.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-205-74369-8