Australasia's Biggest Online Store

We won't be beaten by anyone. Guaranteed

Political Science

New or Used: 2 copies from $96.99
New or Used: 2 copies from $96.99
Product Description
Product Details

Table of Contents

1) Brief Table of Contents 2) Full Table of Contents 1) Brief Table of Contents PART I: THE BASES OF POLITICS Chapter 1: Politics and Political Science Chapter 2: Theories Chapter 3: Ideologies Chapter 4: States Chapter 5: Constitutions Chapter 6: Regimes PART II: POLITICAL ATTITUDES Chapter 7: Political Culture Chapter 8: Public Opinion PART III: POLITICAL INTERACTIONS Chapter 9: Political Communication Chapter 10: Interest Groups Chapter 11: Parties Chapter 12: Elections PART IV: POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS Chapter 13: Legislatures Chapter 14: Executives and Bureaucracies Chapter 15: Judiciaries PART VI: WHAT POLITICAL SYSTEMS DO Chapter 16: Political Economy Chapter 17: Political Violence Chapter 18: International Relations 2) Full Table of Contents Part I: The Bases of Politics Chapter 1: Politics and Political Science The Master Science Key Concepts: "Never Get Angry at a Fact" Political Power Key Concepts: Legitimacy, Sovereignty, and Authority Key Concepts: The Subfields of Political Science How To... Study a Chapter Is Politics a Science? Key Concepts: Concepts and Precepts Key Concepts: Politics Versus Political Science Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 2: Theories Classic Theories Classic Works: Not Just Europeans Contemporary Theories How To... Make Thesis Statements Key Concepts: Models: Simplifying Reality Key Concepts: Politics as a Game Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 3: Political Ideologies What Is Ideology? The Major Ideologies Classic Works: The Origins of Ideologies Key Concepts: Classifying Ideologies How To... Support Your Thesis Ideology in Our Day Is Ideology Finished? Comparing: Islamism: A New Ideology with Old Roots Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 4: States Institutionalized Power Key Concepts: Effective, Weak, and Failed States Classic Works: Aristotle's Six Types of Government Unitary or Federal Systems Comparing: The Shaky Lives of Confederations Electoral Systems Comparing: French and German Variations States and the Economy How To... Use Sources Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 5: Rights Constitutions in the Modern World Comparing: The Dangers of Changing Constitutions Comparing: Canada's New Constitution The Adaptability of the U.S. Constitution Key Concepts: What Is a Right? Freedom of Expression in the United States How To... List References Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 6: Regimes Representative Democracy Key Concepts: The "Two-Turnover Test" Democracy in Practice: Elitism or Pluralism? Totalitarianism How To... Write Tightly Key Concepts: Image and Reality of Total Control Authoritarianism Key Concepts: Dahl's "Influence Terms" The Democratization of Authoritarian Regimes Key Concepts: Why Democracies Fail Comparing: Democracy in Iraq? Key Terms Further Reference Part II: Political Attitudes Chapter 7: Political Culture What Is Political Culture? Key Concepts: Civil Society Classic Works: The Civic Culture The Decay of Political Culture Comparing: America the Religious Political Subcultures How To... Use Quotations Comparing: Quebec: "Maitres Chez Nous" Key Concepts: Culture and Development Political Socialization Classic Works: The Authoritarian Personality Comparing: China Builds Unity Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 8: Public Opinion Key Concepts: What Public Opinion Is and Isn't The Shape of Public Opinion Key Concepts: Classic Opinion Curves Public Opinion Polls Key Concepts: A Short History of Polling How To... Identify and Use Variables American Opinion Classic Works: Almond's Three Publics Is Polling Fair? Key Terms Further Reference Part III: Political Interactions Chapter 9: Political Communication Communication in Politics Classic Works: The Two-Step Flow of Mass Communications Key Concepts: The Tendency to Media Monopoly Key Concepts: The Elite Media The Giant: Television Key Concepts: The Web: The Newest Mass Medium? How To... Define Variables Are We Poorly Served? Key Concepts: The Framing of News The Adversaries: Media and Government Key Concepts: The Media and Watergate Key Concepts: The Media and War Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 10: Interest Groups What Is an Interest Group? Key Concepts: How Interest Groups Differ from Political Parties Key Concepts: How Government Creates Interest Groups Key Concepts: Countervailing Power Effective Interest Groups Comparing: French Antipluralism Comparing: How Powerful Are U.S. Unions? How To... Create Tables Interest Groups: An Evaluation Classic Works: Olson's Theory of Interest Groups Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 11: Parties Functions of Parties How To... Create a Cross-Tabulation Parties in Democracies Key Concepts: Parties that Ignore Voters Classifying Political Parties Classic Works: Duverger's Three Types of Parties Classic Works: Kirchheimer's "Catchall" Party Party Systems Key Concepts: What Is a "Relevant" Party? Comparing: Multiparty Systems Are More Fun Classic Works: Sartori's Types of Party Competition Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 12: Elections Why Do People Vote? Who Votes? Classic Works: Downs's Theory of Voting How To... Handle Tendencies Who Votes How? Comparing: Is the U.S. Electoral System Defective? Electoral Realignment Key Concepts: Partisan Polarization What Wins Elections? Key Concepts: Changing Positions Key Terms Further Reference Part IV: Political Institutions Chapter 13: Legislatures Presidential and Parliamentary Systems Key Concepts: Head of State Versus Chief of Government Classic Works: Where Did the U.S. System Originate? Key Concepts: Bicameral or Unicameral? What Legislatures Do Key Concepts: Pork-Barrel Politics How To... Conduct a Longitudinal Study The Decline of Legislatures Key Concepts: Congressional Overspending Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 14: Executives and Bureaucracies Presidents and Prime Ministers Comparing: Israel's Directly Elected Prime Ministers Classic Works: Lasswell's Psychology of Power Comparing: Authoritarianism Returns to Russia Key Concepts: An Imperial Presidency? Executive Leadership Cabinets Classic Works: American Paranoia How To...Create Graphs The Danger of Expecting Too Much Bureaucracies Classic Works: Weber's Definition of Bureaucracies Bureaucracies in Comparison Key Concepts: Bureaucratic Rulemaking Comparing: Japan: Bureaucrats in Command The Trouble with Bureaucracy Key Concepts: Bureaucratic Politics Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 15: Judiciaries Types of Law Classic Works: The Roots of Law Key Concepts: Common Law Versus Code Law The Courts, the Bench, and the Bar Comparing Courts Comparing: Law in Russia The Role of the Courts Classic Works: Marbury v. Madison How To... Construct a Scattergram Key Terms Further Reference Part V: What Political Systems Do Chapter 16 Political Economy Government and the Economy Comparing: How High Are U.S. Taxes? How To... Create Maps Who Is Entitled to What? Key Concepts: What Is Poverty? Key Concepts: Poverty and Ideology How Big Should Government Be? Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 17: Political Violence System Breakdown Key Concepts: Terrorism How To... Construct a Thinkpiece Key Concepts: Rising Expectations Revolutions Key Concepts: Revolutionary Political Warfare in Vietnam Comparing: The Iranian Revolutionary Cycle After the Revolution Comparing: Violent vs. Velvet Revolutions Key Terms Further Reference Chapter 18: International Relations Power and National Interest Key Concepts: Types of National Interest Key Concepts: Why War? Keeping Peace Key Concepts: The Democratic Peace Beyond Sovereignty? How To... Avoid "They" U.S. Foreign Policy: Involved or Isolated? Key Concepts: The Importance of Economics Classic Works: Klingberg's Alternation Theory Classic Works: Kennan's Dinosaur Analogy Classic Works: Thucydides on War Key Terms Further Reference

Ask a Question About this Product More...
Write your question below:
Look for similar items by category
Home » Books » Nonfiction » Politics » General
People also searched for
How Fishpond Works
Fishpond works with suppliers all over the world to bring you a huge selection of products, really great prices, and delivery included on over 25 million products that we sell. We do our best every day to make Fishpond an awesome place for customers to shop and get what they want — all at the best prices online.
Webmasters, Bloggers & Website Owners
You can earn a 5% commission by selling Political Science: Pearson New International Edition: An Introduction on your website. It's easy to get started - we will give you example code. After you're set-up, your website can earn you money while you work, play or even sleep! You should start right now!
Authors / Publishers
Are you the Author or Publisher of a book? Or the manufacturer of one of the millions of products that we sell. You can improve sales and grow your revenue by submitting additional information on this title. The better the information we have about a product, the more we will sell!
Back to top