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An Inclusive Approach



January 2024 | CQ Press
About Understanding Comparative Politics: An Inclusive Approach

Understanding Comparative Politics links comparative politics to identity, helping students make personal connections and actively learn and explore through maps, data, theory, and reflection questions. Issues of race, gender, ethnicity, and religion are put into context, encouraging critical thinking about world regions and individual countries through the lens of current events.

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Chapter 1: Getting Started: Inclusivity and Building a Foundation with Concepts and Data
 
Chapter 2: Understanding Democracy: Definition, Institutions, Ideas, and Norms
 
Chapter 3: Taking a Look at Europe
 
Chapter 4: Politics in the U.K.: How Did British Politics Go from Staid to Unstable?
 
Chapter 5: Overview of Communism: Revolution, Political Institutions, Political Economy and Political Culture
 
Chapter 6: Taking a Look: Post-Soviet States
 
Chapter 7: Politics in Russia: Why Is Authoritarianism So Seemingly Stable Despite Earlier Hopes for Democratic Change?
 
Chapter 8: Taking a Look: East, Southeast, and South (ESEA) Asia
 
Chapter 9: Politics in China: How Can Such Economic Success Exist with Political Repression?
 
Chapter 10: Overview of the Global South: Experiences with Globalization
 
Chapter 11: Taking a Look at Latin America
 
Chapter 12: Politics in Mexico: How Can Democratization Proceed with Such Inequality, Corruption, and Violence?
 
Chapter 13: Taking a Look at the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
 
Chapter 14: Politics in Egypt: Why & How the “Arab Spring” Became the Egyptian Winter
 
Chapter 15: Taking a Look at Sub-Saharan Africa
 
Chapter 16: Politics in Nigeria: Why Can’t the Giant of Africa Awake?
 
Chapter 17: Concluding Your Studies: What You’ve Learned from a Data-Intensive, Interactive, Concept-Focused, and Inclusive Approach to Comparative Politics

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KEY FEATURES OF UNDERSTANDING COMPARATIVE POLITICS: AN INCLUSIVE APPROACH
  • A focus on gender and other elements of identity across countries and cultures encourages students to think critically about how these elements influence world politics.
  • "Taking a Look" chapters frame the politics of regions around the world, and case study chapters dive further into particular countries.
  • Short question features throughout each chapter provoke reactions and analysis as students read.
  • Review and Critical Thinking questions at the end of each chapter enforce key concepts and help students make connections.
  • Maps throughout the text help students better situate the regions or countries being explored.

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