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New Directions In Comparative Politics, Third Edition

1st Edition

By Howard Wiarda


250 pages

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This book discusses the major schools of thought or paradigms in comparative politics: development theory, political culture, dependency analysis, corporatism, state-society relations, political economy, theories of change, comparative public policy, institutionalism, and rational choice theory.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction: New Directions in Comparative Politics 2. Corporatism and Comparative Politics: Is There a New Century of Corporatism? 3. The Dependency Approach 4. The State in Society 5. Comparative Political Economy 6. Public Policy and Politics: Analyzing Policy in Comparative Perspective 7. Non-Western Theories of Development: Critiques and Explorations 8. Political Culture and Democracy 9. Rational Choice Theory in Comparative Politics 10. The Study of Political Institutions 11. Toward the Future: Old and New Directions in Comparative Politics

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