The Resource A different democracy : American government in a thirty-one-country perspective, Steven L. Taylor, Matthew S. Shugart, Arend Lijphart, Bernard Grofman

A different democracy : American government in a thirty-one-country perspective, Steven L. Taylor, Matthew S. Shugart, Arend Lijphart, Bernard Grofman

Label
A different democracy : American government in a thirty-one-country perspective
Title
A different democracy
Title remainder
American government in a thirty-one-country perspective
Statement of responsibility
Steven L. Taylor, Matthew S. Shugart, Arend Lijphart, Bernard Grofman
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Language
eng
Summary
"Four distinguished scholars in political science analyze American democracy from a comparative point of view, exploring how the U.S. political system differs from that of thirty other democracies and what those differences ultimately mean for democratic performance. This essential text approaches the following institutions from a political engineering point of view: constitutions, electoral systems, and political parties, as well as legislative, executive, and judicial power. The text looks at democracies from around the world over a two-decade time frame. The result is not only a fresh view of the much-discussed theme of American exceptionalism but also an innovative approach to comparative politics that treats the United States as but one case among many. An ideal textbook for both American and comparative politics courses"--
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DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1948-
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Taylor, Steven L.
Index
index present
LC call number
JK1726
LC item number
.T38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Shugart, Matthew Soberg
  • Lijphart, Arend
  • Grofman, Bernard
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Democracy
  • Comparative government
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • Comparative government
  • Democracy
  • Political science
  • United States
  • United States
Label
A different democracy : American government in a thirty-one-country perspective, Steven L. Taylor, Matthew S. Shugart, Arend Lijphart, Bernard Grofman
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- Political Engineering and the US Constitution -- Constitutions -- Federalism and Division of Power -- Elections and Electoral Systems -- Political Parties, Election Campaigns, and Interest Groups -- Legislative Power -- Executive Power -- Judicial Power -- Comparative Conclusions
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 378 pages
Isbn
9780300198089
Lccn
2014014631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875999605
  • (OCoLC)ocn875999605
Label
A different democracy : American government in a thirty-one-country perspective, Steven L. Taylor, Matthew S. Shugart, Arend Lijphart, Bernard Grofman
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
1. Introduction -- Political Engineering and the US Constitution -- Constitutions -- Federalism and Division of Power -- Elections and Electoral Systems -- Political Parties, Election Campaigns, and Interest Groups -- Legislative Power -- Executive Power -- Judicial Power -- Comparative Conclusions
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 378 pages
Isbn
9780300198089
Lccn
2014014631
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)875999605
  • (OCoLC)ocn875999605

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