The Resource Essentials of comparative politics, Patrick H. O'Neil

Essentials of comparative politics, Patrick H. O'Neil

Label
Essentials of comparative politics
Title
Essentials of comparative politics
Statement of responsibility
Patrick H. O'Neil
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1966-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
O'Neil, Patrick H.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
JF51
LC item number
.O54 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Comparative government
  • State, The
  • Capitalism
  • Democracy
  • Post-communism
  • Capitalism
  • Comparative government
  • Democracy
  • Post-communism
  • State, The
Label
Essentials of comparative politics, Patrick H. O'Neil
Instantiates
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
  • Introduction. What is comparative politics? ; A guiding concept : political institutions ; A guiding ideal : reconciling freedom and equality ; Institutions in action: Can we make a science of politics? ; In sum : looking ahead and thinking carefully -- States. Defining the state ; The origins of political organization ; The rise of the modern state ; Comparing state power ; Institutions in action: Why has Pakistan slid toward state failure? ; In sum : studying states -- Nations and society. Ethnic identity ; National identity ; Citizenship and patriotism ; Ethnic identity, national identity, and citizenship : origins and persistence ; Political attitudes and political ideology ; Institutions in action: How has India held together? ; Religion, fundamentalism, and the crisis of ideology ; Political culture ; In sum : society and politics -- Political economy. The components of political economy ; Political-economic systems ; Political-economic systems and the state : comparing outcomes ; The rise and fall of liberalism? ; In sum : a new economic era? ; Institutions in action: Why have poverty and inequality declined in Latin America? -- Democratic regimes. Defining democracy ; Origins of democracy ; Contemporary democratization ; Institutions of the democratic state ; Models of democracy : parliamentary, presidential, and semi-presidential systems ; Parliamentary, presidential, and semi-presidential systems : benefits and drawbacks ; Political parties ; Electoral systems ; Referendum and initiative ; Civil rights and civil liberties ; In sum : future challenges to democracy ; Institutions in action: What explains democratization in Asia? -- Nondemocratic regimes. Defining nondemocratic rule ; Totalitarianism and nondemocratic rule ; Origins and sources of nondemocratic rule ; Nondemocratic regimes and political control ; Models of nondemocratic rule ; Institutions in action: What explains the different paths of Zimbabwe and South Africa? ; In sum : retreat or retrenchment for nondemocratic regimes?
  • Political violence. What is political violence? ; Why political violence? ; Comparing explanations of political violence ; Forms of political violence ; Institutions in action: Why did the "Arab Spring" of 2011 occur? ; Terrorism and revolution : means and ends ; Political violence in context : faith, terrorism, and revolution ; Countering political violence ; In sum : meeting the challenge of political violence -- Developed democracies. Defining developed democracy ; Freedom and equality in developed democracies ; Developed democracies today ; Political institutions : sovereignty transformed? ; Institutions in action: What explains the Greek economic crisis? ; Societal institutions : new identities in formation? ; Economic institutions : a new market? ; In sum : the developed democracies in transition -- Communism and postcommunism. Communism, equality, and the nature of human relations ; Revolution and the "Triumph" of communism ; Putting communism into practice ; Communist political economy ; Societal institutions under communism ; The collapse of communism ; The transformation of political institutions ; The transformation of economic institutions ; The transformation of societal institutions ; In sum : the legacy of communism ; Institutions in action: Why did reform fail in the Soviet Union but succeed in China? -- Developing countries. Freedom and equality in the developing world ; Imperialism and colonialism ; Institutions of imperialism ; The challenges of post-imperialism ; Puzzles and prospects for democracy and development ; Institutions in action: Why did Asia industrialize faster than Latin America? ; In sum : the challenges of development -- Globalization and the future of comparative politics. What Is globalization? ; Institutions and globalization ; Political globalization ; Economic globalization ; Societal globalization ; Taking stock of globalization ; Institutions in action: Did globalization cause the recent economic recession? ; In sum : the future of freedom and equality -- Glossary
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
1 volume (various pagings)
Isbn
9780393938975
Lccn
2015009302
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Stock number
99972752479
System control number
  • (OCoLC)906936342
  • (OCoLC)ocn906936342
Label
Essentials of comparative politics, Patrick H. O'Neil
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
  • Introduction. What is comparative politics? ; A guiding concept : political institutions ; A guiding ideal : reconciling freedom and equality ; Institutions in action: Can we make a science of politics? ; In sum : looking ahead and thinking carefully -- States. Defining the state ; The origins of political organization ; The rise of the modern state ; Comparing state power ; Institutions in action: Why has Pakistan slid toward state failure? ; In sum : studying states -- Nations and society. Ethnic identity ; National identity ; Citizenship and patriotism ; Ethnic identity, national identity, and citizenship : origins and persistence ; Political attitudes and political ideology ; Institutions in action: How has India held together? ; Religion, fundamentalism, and the crisis of ideology ; Political culture ; In sum : society and politics -- Political economy. The components of political economy ; Political-economic systems ; Political-economic systems and the state : comparing outcomes ; The rise and fall of liberalism? ; In sum : a new economic era? ; Institutions in action: Why have poverty and inequality declined in Latin America? -- Democratic regimes. Defining democracy ; Origins of democracy ; Contemporary democratization ; Institutions of the democratic state ; Models of democracy : parliamentary, presidential, and semi-presidential systems ; Parliamentary, presidential, and semi-presidential systems : benefits and drawbacks ; Political parties ; Electoral systems ; Referendum and initiative ; Civil rights and civil liberties ; In sum : future challenges to democracy ; Institutions in action: What explains democratization in Asia? -- Nondemocratic regimes. Defining nondemocratic rule ; Totalitarianism and nondemocratic rule ; Origins and sources of nondemocratic rule ; Nondemocratic regimes and political control ; Models of nondemocratic rule ; Institutions in action: What explains the different paths of Zimbabwe and South Africa? ; In sum : retreat or retrenchment for nondemocratic regimes?
  • Political violence. What is political violence? ; Why political violence? ; Comparing explanations of political violence ; Forms of political violence ; Institutions in action: Why did the "Arab Spring" of 2011 occur? ; Terrorism and revolution : means and ends ; Political violence in context : faith, terrorism, and revolution ; Countering political violence ; In sum : meeting the challenge of political violence -- Developed democracies. Defining developed democracy ; Freedom and equality in developed democracies ; Developed democracies today ; Political institutions : sovereignty transformed? ; Institutions in action: What explains the Greek economic crisis? ; Societal institutions : new identities in formation? ; Economic institutions : a new market? ; In sum : the developed democracies in transition -- Communism and postcommunism. Communism, equality, and the nature of human relations ; Revolution and the "Triumph" of communism ; Putting communism into practice ; Communist political economy ; Societal institutions under communism ; The collapse of communism ; The transformation of political institutions ; The transformation of economic institutions ; The transformation of societal institutions ; In sum : the legacy of communism ; Institutions in action: Why did reform fail in the Soviet Union but succeed in China? -- Developing countries. Freedom and equality in the developing world ; Imperialism and colonialism ; Institutions of imperialism ; The challenges of post-imperialism ; Puzzles and prospects for democracy and development ; Institutions in action: Why did Asia industrialize faster than Latin America? ; In sum : the challenges of development -- Globalization and the future of comparative politics. What Is globalization? ; Institutions and globalization ; Political globalization ; Economic globalization ; Societal globalization ; Taking stock of globalization ; Institutions in action: Did globalization cause the recent economic recession? ; In sum : the future of freedom and equality -- Glossary
Dimensions
24 cm
Edition
Fifth edition.
Extent
1 volume (various pagings)
Isbn
9780393938975
Lccn
2015009302
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
color illustrations, color maps
Stock number
99972752479
System control number
  • (OCoLC)906936342
  • (OCoLC)ocn906936342

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