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POLITICS

PAPERBACK BY HEYWOOD, ANDREW

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ISBN
9780230363380
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EDITION
4TH REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
IMPRINT
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
520 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
27 FEB 2013

DESCRIPTION

Its lively, engaging style and authoritative and comprehensive coverage have made this highly successful text the first choice introduction to politics for students and instructors alike. The fourth edition has been has been systematically revised and updated to cover key developments such as the global economic crisis and the Arab Spring. The book also has a new more integrated chapter structure which makes it easier for students to see how different topics interrelate and takes better account of the increasing interdependence between domestic and world events. With an attractive new full-colour page design, each chapter includes a range of innovative features and boxed information to aid learning and stimulate critical reflection: - Full-page Politics in Action boxes examine major political events from around the world and reflect on their significance for political science. - Debating boxes introduce the key controversies within politics and highlight arguments both for and against a particular proposition. - Illustrated Key Thinker profiles give detail about important figures and their ideas - Concept boxes offer a fuller discussion of important political terms and concepts, particularly those with complex or contested meanings

CONTENTS

What is Politics? Political Ideas and Ideologies Politics and the State Democracy and Legitimacy Nations and Nationalism Political Economy and Globalization Politics, Society and Identity Political Culture and the Media Representation, Elections and Voting Parties and Party Systems Groups, Interests and Movements Governments, Systems and Regimes Political Executives and Leadership Assemblies Constitutions, Law and Judges Public Policy and the Bureaucracy Multilevel Politics Security: Domestic and International World Order and Global Governance A Crisis in Politics?