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POLITICS

PAPERBACK BY HEYWOOD, ANDREW

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

DESCRIPTION

Now in its fourth edition, this hugely popular textbook has established itself as the number one introduction to Politics for students around the world. Systematically revised and updated, the book continues to offer a clear and comprehensive guide to the most important conceptual and theoretical issues in the study of Politics. Paying particular attention to the interdependence of domestic and world events in present day politics, this latest edition is once again the ideal text to recommend to students undertaking introductory modules across Politics and International Relations programmes. With numerous features such as case studies, controversies, key thinkers and concept boxes, it helps students of all levels develop their critical awareness as well as their own views.

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?.