Comparative politics

    Regional and National Elections in Eastern Europe

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    They investigate when and where voters treat regional elections differently from national contests and aim to increase our understanding of the dynamics of electoral competition, which have become increasingly multifarious and complex in many countries due to the establishment and strengthening of regional government.

    African Realism?

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    African Realism? explains Africa's international conflicts of the post-colonial era through international relations theory. It looks at the relationship between Africa's domestic and international conflicts, as well as the impact of factors such as domestic legitimacy, trade, and regional economic institutions on African wars.

    Constitutional Preferences and Parliamentary Reform

    By Thomas Winzen

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    This book provides a comprehensive account of national parliaments' adaptation to European integration.

    Institutional Origins of Islamist Political Mobilization

    By R. Quinn Mecham

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    This book is a comprehensive overview of why Islam becomes politicized in some places and not in others. It is designed for all students and scholars of political Islam, especially those focusing on the Middle East and Africa. It examines cases of protest, voting, and violence from 1970 to the...

    Challenge of Pluralism

    By Stephen V. Monsma

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    In a thoroughly revised and expanded edition that now includes France, this essential text offers a rigorous, systematic comparison of church-state relations in Western democracies. The authors provide an invaluable comparative analysis of a topic that is increasingly a source of profound political and social conflict.

    Cambridge Studies in Comparative Politics

    By Gretchen Helmke

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    Why do institutional crises emerge, spread, and repeat in some Latin American countries, but not in others? This book shows that concentrating power in the executive branch not only fuels presidential crises under divided government, but also triggers broader constitutional crises that cascade on to the legislature and the judiciary.

    Social Myths and Collective Imaginaries

    By Les Editions du Boreal

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    In Social Myths and Collective Imaginaries, G rard Bouchard conceptualizes myths as vessels of sacred values that transcend the division between primitive and modern. These vessels become so influential as to make an indelible impression on people's minds.

    Ethnic Politics and State Power in Africa

    By Philip Roessler

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    This book models the trade-off that rulers of weak, ethnically-divided states face between coups and civil war.

    Issues and Methods in Comparative Politics

    By Todd Landman

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    Building on the strengths of the third edition, this highly regarded textbook continues to provide the best introduction to the strategies of comparative research in political science. Divided into three parts, the book begins by examining different methods, applying these methods to dominant issues in comparative politics using a wealth...

    Comparative Government and Politics: An Introduction

    By John McCormick

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    Long established as the leading text in the field, the new edition has been comprehensively updated and rewritten. Accessible, student-friendly and truly international in its coverage, this edition includes more on authoritarian states as well as a much wider variety of country studies more generally.

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