Combining theory, comparative politics and international relations, Introduction to Politics, Fourth Edition, provides the most comprehensive introduction to the subject for first year undergraduate students, with the most global perspective. Written by three experts in the field, this book takes a balanced approached to the subject, serving as a strong foundation for further study. Assuming no prior knowledge, the authors use an accessible yet analytical approach which encourages critical analysis and debate, helping students to develop the vital skills they need for future studies and employment. The new edition has been fully updated with additional case studies and examples to help students to understand how key theories and principles apply in the context of real-world events. New to the fourth edition is a chapter on 'Non-Western Approaches', which helps students to bring more diverse perspectives to their study of politics. Furthermore, additional coverage of populism has been included, to reflect current events and developments in discourse. This ensures that Introduction to Politics, Fourth Edition is the most contemporary, relevant and essential guide for students new to the study of politics.
`Review from previous edition This is certainly the best of the introductory political science textbooks I have used. ' - Mary C. Murphy, University College Cork, Ireland`This is a superior textbook, it absolutely - almost perfectly - meets my curricular needs. ' - Pat Willerton, University of Arizona, Tuscon, USA`The writing style is very clear indeed, and is definitely pitched at the right level. Key terms are explained clearly, and there is no prior knowledge assumed. ' - Sam Rapheal, Kingston University, UK
Robert Garner is Professor of Politics at the University of Leicester, United Kingdom. Peter Ferdinand is a Reader in Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom. Stephanie Lawson is Professor of Politics and International Studies at Macquarie University, Australia.
|Published: ||8 Apr 2020|
|Published In: ||United Kingdom|
|Imprint: ||Oxford University Press|
|Publisher: ||Oxford University Press|
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