Introducing Comparative Politics: Concepts and Cases in by Stephen W. Orvis,Carol Ann Drogus

By Stephen W. Orvis,Carol Ann Drogus

equipped thematically round vital questions in comparative politics, Introducing Comparative Politics, Fourth Edition by way of Stephen Orvis and Carol Ann Drogus integrates a suite of prolonged case stories of eleven middle international locations into the narrative. Serving as touchstones, the situations are set in chapters the place they take advantage of feel topically—not separated from conception or in a separate volume—and vividly illustrate matters in cross-national context. The book’s association permits teachers flexibility and provides scholars a extra actual experience of comparative study.

In this version, a new bankruptcy on Contentious Politics covers ethnic fragmentation, social pursuits, civil warfare, revolutions, and political violence. New case reviews in this subject contain the Occupy and Tea occasion hobbies within the US; Zapatista uprising in Mexico; Boko Haram in Nigeria; and; and revolutions in China and Iran. The bankruptcy on States and identification has been considerably revised to raised introduce scholars to the concept that of identification and the way nations deal with identity-based calls for. Case reports contain nationalism in Germany; ethnicity in Nigeria; faith in India; race within the US; gender in Iran; and sexual orientation in Brazil. content material on states and markets, political economic climate, globalization, and improvement has all been consolidated right into a new half III of the e-book, focusing in a sustained manner on financial issues. 

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