'An excellent introductory text which thoughtfully and effectively combines political analysis with substantive comparison.' - B. Guy Peters, University of Pittsburgh
'The best introductory textbook in the field, up to date and full of useful examples.' - Dr Reuven Hazan, The Hebrew University
'Intelligent, comprehensive and insightful, this book is a boon for both students and their teachers. Long established as one of the best introductions to political science and comparative politics it still manages to get even better with each successive edition.' - Professor Peter Mair, University of Leiden
Long established as the leading text in the field, the 7th edition has been comprehensively updated and rewritten. Lively, accessible, student-friendly and truly international in its coverage, this edition, with a new chapter on Political Economy includes a substantially enhanced range of case studies, debate boxes, charts and tables.
PART 1: FOUNDATIONS
Politics and Government
The Comparative Approach
PART 2: POLITICS AND SOCIETY
PART 3: LINKING SOCIETY AND GOVERNMENT
Elections and Voters
PART 4: GOVERNMENT AND POLICY
Constitutions and the Legal Framework
The Political Executive
Public Management and Administration
ROD HAGUE was formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Newcastle, UK.
MARTIN HARROP is Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Newcastle, UK.