Understanding the Political World

Understanding the Political World Author James N. Danziger
ISBN-10 0205854923
Year 2012-02
Pages 494
Language en
Publisher Pearson College Division
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Updated in its 11th edition, Understanding the Political World offers a comparative perspective on how politics works at the global, national, group, and individual level. Focusing on how fundamental concepts in political science relate to real political events, this bestselling text surveys political behavior, systems, and processes throughout the world and asks students to evaluate and apply this knowledge. Through an engaging writing style, numerous examples, and the instructive use of visuals, Understanding the Political World encourages readers to think like political scientists and to critically examine new and enduring political realities and challenges.

Understanding the Political World

Understanding the Political World Author James N. Danziger
ISBN-10 9780133952827
Year 2015-01-07
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Pearson
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Understanding the Political World

Understanding the Political World Author James N. Danziger
ISBN-10 0133952975
Year 2015-04-03
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Pearson
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REVEL for Understanding the Political World gives students deeper insight into the continually evolving nature of international politics. Presenting key concepts, relevant research findings, and detailed explanations, the Twelfth Editionoffers students a path to understanding the challenges of politics and political differences. The text explores the subject matter from a comprehensive and comparative standpoint, using real examples from different international political systems to demonstrate how politics are understood throughout the world. By directly questioning students to understand and explain what they know, REVEL forUnderstanding the Political World brings an abstract subject into focus by relating it to students' opinions and lives. Through real examples of political institutions and processes, students can better understand the nature of global politics. REVEL is Pearson's newest way of delivering our respected content. Fully digital and highly engaging, REVEL offers an immersive learning experience designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn. Enlivening course content with media interactives and assessments, REVEL empowers educators to increase engagement with the course, and to better connect with students. NOTE: REVEL is a fully digital delivery of Pearson content. This ISBN is for the standalone REVEL access card. In addition to this access card, you will need a course invite link, provided by your instructor, to register for and use REVEL.

Understanding the Political World

Understanding the Political World Author James N. Danziger
ISBN-10 0133941477
Year 2014-09-01
Pages 528
Language en
Publisher Pearson
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Understanding the Political World Pearson New International Edition

Understanding the Political World  Pearson New International Edition Author James N. Danziger
ISBN-10 9781292052571
Year 2013-10-03
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Pearson Higher Ed
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Understanding the Political World offers a comparative perspective on how politics works at the global, national, group, and individual level. ¿ Focusing on how fundamental concepts in political science relate to real political events, this bestselling text surveys political behavior, systems, and processes throughout the world and asks students to evaluate and apply this knowledge. Through an engaging writing style, numerous examples, and the instructive use of visuals, Understanding the Political World encourages students to think like political scientists and to critically examine new and enduring political realities and challenges. ¿ Teaching and Learning Experience Personalize Learning: MyPoliSciLab delivers proven results in helping students succeed, provides engaging experiences that personalize learning, and comes from a trusted partner with educational expertise and a deep commitment to helping students and instructors achieve their goals. Explore Concepts and Current Events: Drawing on recent political events from a discussion of the economic crisis in the context of Ireland to the Iraqi people’s struggle to create a democracy, this text surveys the discipline of political science and shows how political scientists analyze real-world politics. Improve Critical Thinking: "Compare," "Focus," and "Debate" boxes encourage students to think comparatively and to develop political arguments. Engage Students: A new four-color design and numerous photos offer a current and lively reading experience. Emphasize Learning Outcomes: New learning objectives in every chapter focus students on what they need to learn. In MyPoliSciLab, study plans based on the same learning objectives give students follow-up reading, video, and multimedia activities for further practice. Instructor Support: An instructor’s manual, test bank, and PowerPoint presentation provide more teaching resources. In MyPoliSciLab, ClassPrep¿collects class presentation resources in one convenient online destination.

Political Ideologies

Political Ideologies Author Leon P. Baradat
ISBN-10 9781317232285
Year 2016-10-04
Pages 396
Language en
Publisher Routledge
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Comprehensive and accessible, Political Ideologies follows the evolution of political thought over 300 years. Organized chronologically, this text examines each major ideology within a political, historical, economic, and social context. Leon Baradat's skillful prose is joined by John Phillips’ skillful updating to ensure that students obtain a clear understanding of how ideas influence the political realities of our time. The twelfth edition of this beloved text emphasizes new developments in ideologically charged arenas including the Middle East and Islam, gay marriage, feminism, climate change, and more. New to the 12th edition In addition to a thorough updating of examples, detail, and data, the following items are either wholly new or considerably expanded in this edition: The mixed legacy of the Obama administration on civil liberties, foreign policy, health care, immigration, and especially the environment, and the mounting jeopardy to the global environment posed by record-breaking global warming and pollution. The recently developed variegations in conservatism: The Tea Party movement, the expanding political importance of religious extremists, and the growing incivility of its extremists. The Great Recession, its causes and its political fallout. The US tax system’s mal-distribution of wealth and its implications for the middle class and American democracy. The reemergence of authoritarianism in the Developing World and Russia. China’s continuing economic miracle while maintaining a firm grip on the political system, if through official corruption, but also suffering serious social, environmental, and health problems. The transfer of power from Fidel to Raoul Castro, and the rapprochement of the US and Cuba. Right-wing extremism mounting in Europe, Asia, and the United States. The growing salience of Islamism, the Iran nuclear deal, and the transformation of the Arab Spring to the Islamist Winter. Terrorism’s increasing acceptance in certain quarters, especially the spread of ISIS in the Middle-East and its mounting threat to the globe via sleeper cells and lone-wolf attacks. The spreading strength of feminism in the Developing World, and a renewed focus on the gender wage gap and same-sex marriage in the West.

The Challenge of Politics

The Challenge of Politics Author Neal Riemer
ISBN-10 9781506323497
Year 2016-01-13
Pages 520
Language en
Publisher CQ Press
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The Challenge of Politics introduces students to the fundamental questions of political science. With a distinctive normative approach that portrays politics as a potentially humanizing enterprise, authors Neal Riemer, Douglas W. Simon and Joseph Romance equip readers to recognize major forms of government, evaluate research findings, and understand how policy issues directly affect people’s lives. This comprehensive text balances classic and contemporary political theory with current events and empirical study. The Fifth Edition is fully revised to reflect recent national and international developments, including a new chapter on American Politics and Government.

Managing Organizational Behavior

Managing Organizational Behavior Author Ronald R. Sims
ISBN-10 1567204953
Year 2002-01-01
Pages 390
Language en
Publisher Greenwood Publishing Group
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An ability to feel comfortable with ambiguity, with constant and increasingly demanding change, with a new, unique commitment to teams and teamwork, and with a willingness to stay customer-oriented: Sims sees these as the prime requisites for success in management today. Marshalling evidence from academic research and practical experience, Sims shows how researchers continue to redefine the roles and responsbilities of executives and their reports. His book provides not only the reasons why the new organization is what it is, but how to cope with it and succeed in it. A must-read for supervisors, managers, executives, and recent graduates who are ready to take their own places in the new world of business.

Social Psychology

Social Psychology Author John D. DeLamater
ISBN-10 9780813349510
Year 2014-07-08
Pages 632
Language en
Publisher Westview Press
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Written by well-known sociologists John D. DeLamater, Daniel J. Myers, and Jessica L. Collett, this fully revised and updated edition of Social Psychology is a highly accessible and engaging exploration of the question “what is it that makes us who we are?” Grounded in the latest contemporary research, the book also explains the methods in which social psychologists investigate human behavior in a social context and the theoretical perspectives that ground the discipline. With hundreds of real-world examples, figures, tables, and photographs, the text explores such topics as self, attitudes, social influence, emotions, interpersonal attraction and relationships, collective behavior, and personality. Each chapter is designed to be a self-contained unit for ease of use in any classroom, beginning with focal questions that establish the issues being discussed and ending with a summary of key points, a list of key terms and concepts, and critical thinking questions.

Understanding the Political World A Comparative Introduction to Political Science

Understanding the Political World  A Comparative Introduction to Political Science Author CTI Reviews
ISBN-10 9781478450955
Year 2016-09-26
Pages 75
Language en
Publisher Cram101 Textbook Reviews
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Facts101 is your complete guide to Understanding the Political World, A Comparative Introduction to Political Science. In this book, you will learn topics such as Political Actions, Influences on Beliefs and Actions, Political Systems, States, and Nations, and Political Institutions I: Institutional Structures plus much more. With key features such as key terms, people and places, Facts101 gives you all the information you need to prepare for your next exam. Our practice tests are specific to the textbook and we have designed tools to make the most of your limited study time.

Comparative Politics in Transition

Comparative Politics in Transition Author John McCormick
ISBN-10 9781111832575
Year 2012-01-01
Pages 592
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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The Seventh Edition of COMPARATIVE POLITICS IN TRANSITION combines a thematic framework with a country-by-country approach to provide a thoughtful and effective introduction to Comparative Politics that is appropriate for students new to the study of political science. The author uses an arenas classification to organize and frame the systematic comparative analysis, rather than the traditional three worlds framework. This classification more accurately reflects the contemporary political, economic, and social realities of different political systems, allowing the author to provide historical, theoretical, and conceptual background through ten in-text country case studies. Unlike most other comparative politics texts, McCormick provides a balanced study of the Western and non-Western world and explores the politics and government of Islam and of failed states. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Politics In The American States A Comparative Analysis

Politics In The American States  A Comparative Analysis Author Virginia Gray
ISBN-10 9781608719983
Year 2012-03-09
Pages 570
Language en
Publisher CQ Press
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Fully updated--and with new coeditor Thad Kousser--the tenth edition brings together the high caliber research you expect from this trusted text, with comprehensive and comparative analysis of the fifty states. Students will appreciate the book's glossary, the fully up-todate tables and figures, and the maps showcasing comparative data. A companion website includes downloadable graphics and data.

The German Polity

The German Polity Author David P. Conradt
ISBN-10 9781442216440
Year 2013
Pages 419
Language en
Publisher Rowman & Littlefield
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Previous edition published by Houghton Mifflin.

Why Politics Matters An Introduction to Political Science

Why Politics Matters  An Introduction to Political Science Author Kevin L. Dooley
ISBN-10 9781305162976
Year 2014-01-01
Pages 416
Language en
Publisher Cengage Learning
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WHY POLITICS MATTERS: AN INTRODUCTION TO POLITICAL SCIENCE is a full-color, accessible introduction to Political Science. WHY POLITICS MATTERS follows a foundational approach to learning and gives students a big picture of the field, examing Theory, Comparative Politics, including a look at the U.S. government, and International Relations. The authors approach the subject through a theme of theory and practice and emphasize why politics matters to the reader through current, global examples, encouraging critical thinking, discussion, and participation throughout the text. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Political Science

Political Science Author Rod Hague
ISBN-10 113760123X
Year 2016-02-12
Pages 392
Language en
Publisher W. H. Freeman
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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.