1. Key concepts.- 2. Theoretical approaches.- 3. Comparative methods.- 4. The state.- 5. Democratic rule.- 6. Authoritarian rule.- 7. Constitutions and courts.- 8. Executives.- 9. Legislatures.- 10. Bureaucracies.- 11. Sub-national government.- 12. Political culture.- 13. Political participation.- 14. Political communication.- 15. Elections.- 16. Political parties.- 17. Voters.- 18: Interest groups.- 19: Public policy.- 20: Political economy.
Rod Hague was formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics,
University of Newcastle, UK.
Martin Harrop was formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Newcastle, UK.
John McCormick is Professor of Political Science, Indiana University, Indianapolis, USA, and is author of a number of bestselling books in politics, including Comparative Government and Politics (with Rod Hague and Martin Harrop), Understanding the European Union and European Union Politics.