Ebook Understanding Politics 12e by Magstadt


Understanding Politics: Ideas, Institutions, and Issues
12th Edition
Thomas Magstadt
Cengage Learning
Copyright 2017

Table of Content:
1. Introduction: The Study of Politics.
2. The Idea of the Public Good: Ideologies and Isms.
Part I: COMPARATIVE POLITICAL SYSTEMS: MODELS AND THEORIES.
3. Utopias: Model States.
4. Constitutional Democracy: Models of Representation.
5. The Authoritarian Model: Myth and Reality.
6. The Totalitarian Model: A False Utopia.
Part II: ESTABLISHED AND EMERGING DEMOCRACIES.
7. Parliamentary Democracy: Pros and Cons of Perishable Governments.
8. States and Economies in Transition: Between Democracy and Yesterday.
9. Development: Myths and Realities.
Part III: POLITICS BY CIVIL MEANS: CITIZENS, LEADERS, AND POLICIES.
10. Political Socialization: The Making of a Citizen.
11. Political Participation: The Limits of Democracy.
12. Political Leadership: The Many Faces of Power.
13. Issues in Public Policy: Politics, Principles, Priorities, and Practices.
Part IV: POLITICS BY VIOLENT MEANS: REVOLUTION, WAR, AND TERRORISM.
14. Revolution: In the Name of Justice.
15. War: Politics by Other Means.
16. Terrorism: War, Crimes, or War Crimes?
Part V: POLITICS WITHOUT GOVERNMENT.
17. International Relations: The Struggle for World Order.
18. Afterword: The Power of Knowledge.
Endnotes.
Glossary.
Index.

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