Introduction to Comparative Politics: The State and its Challenges

Introduction to Comparative Politics: The State and its Challenges

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Robert Hislope, Anthony Mughan
Cambridge University Press, 2012-03-26
EAN 9780521765169, ISBN10: 0521765161

Hardcover, 346 pages, 25.9 x 18.2 x 2.5 cm

'… efficiently covers a large amount of material while keeping readers engaged with tight prose and vivid examples.' Jason Brownlee, University of Texas, Austin

'Hislope and Mughan have written a superb book - full of fresh insights, lively writing, and good sense. They introduce traditional theories and concepts in comparative politics with skill and economy, but also highlight contemporary issues of great interest to today's students such as globalization, terrorism, and organized crime.' Timothy Frye, Marshall D. Shulman Professor of Post-Soviet Foreign Policy and Director, Harriman Institute, Columbia University

'The political scientists Hislope and Mughan have written a timely and impressive introduction to the study of comparative politics … The result is an outstanding book now available for students and scholars of comparative politics that I recommend highly.' Desmond King, University of Oxford

'In this stimulating, accessible, and thoughtful book, Hislope and Mughan provide an essential overview … giving readers a well-organized and comprehensive introduction to comparative politics.' Pippa Norris, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University