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\par Preface\tab 000
\par Acknowledgments 000
\par 1. Comparative Politics: What Is It? Why Study It? 000
\par A Global Introduction 000
\par \tab Countries 000
\par \tab Concepts 000
\par \tab Critical Thinking 000
\par Comparative Politics and International Politics 000
\par Globalization 000
\par energy and politics 000
\par the global financial crisis of 1997\endash 99 000
\par Democratization 000
\par the universal declaration of human rights 000
\par democracy and peace 000
\par The Purposes of Comparison 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 2. Major Topics of Comparative Politics 000
\par What Is Politics? 000
\par Democracy and Authoritarianism 000
\par Political Processes 000
\par Sources of Political Conflict 000
\par \tab Power 000
\par \tab Resources 000
\par \tab Identity 000
\par lebanon 000
\par catholicism and democracy 000
\par \tab Ideas 000
\par \tab Values 000
\par Games People Play 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Appendix: Prisoner\rquote s Dilemma 000
\par Notes 000
\par 3. Critical Thinking About Politics: Analytical Techniques of Political Science\emdash The Logic of Hypothesis Testing 000
\par I. Analytical Techniques of Political Science 000
\par \tab Ought-Questions and Is-Questions 000
\par \tab Ought-Questions and Policy Prescription 000
\par \'93What Is?\'94: A Guide to Empirical Political Analysis 000
\par \tab Definition 000
\par \tab Description: Observing, Collecting, Comparing 000
\par \tab Explanation and Generalization 000
\par Quantitative and Qualitative Political Science 000
\par Logical Fallacies 000
\par II. The Logic of Hypothesis Testing 000
\par Sources of Hypotheses 000
\par Steps of Hypothesis Testing 000
\par \tab Defining Key Terms 000
\par \tab Identifying Our Variables 000
\par \tab Specifying the Expectations of the Hypothesis 000
\par \tab Collecting and Examining the Evidence 000
\par \tab Drawing Conclusions from the Evidence 000
\par Paradoxes of Causative Logic 000
\par The Practical Importance of Hypothesis Testing 000
\par Counterintuitive Results 000
\par Some Concluding Thoughts 000
\par \tab Developing Critical-Thinking Skills 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 4. Power 000
\par Defining Power 000
\par Who Has Power? And How Much? 000
\par \tab Power as Dominance 000
\par \tab Power as Influence 000
\par is the united states dominated by a \'93power elite\'94? 000
\par Power and Elites 000
\par weber\rquote s three types of legitimate authority 000
\par Hypotheses on Power 000
\par \tab Economics and Power 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: power in new haven 000
\par \tab The Abuse of Power 000
\par \tab Corruption and Power 000
\par \tab Powerlessness 000
\par weapons of the weak 000
\par power in iran 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 5. The State and Its Institutions 000
\par Defining the State 000
\par three meanings of \'93state\'94 000
\par Sovereignty, Legitimacy, Autonomy, and Purposes of the State 000
\par State Institutions 000
\par \tab The Executive 000
\par \tab The Legislature 000
\par \tab The Judiciary 000
\par \tab The Bureaucracy 000
\par \tab The Military 000
\par the military in politics: turkey and pakistan 000
\par How States Are Organized 000
\par Hypotheses on the State 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: the cuban missile crisis 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 6. States and Nations: Nationalism\emdash Nation Building\emdash Supranationalism 000
\par Nationalism 000
\par \tab Constituting the Nation as a Political Actor 000
\par Nation Building 000
\par sudan 000
\par When the Nation and the State Don\rquote t Fit Together 000
\par israel and the palestinians 000
\par the disintegration of yugoslavia 000
\par Supranationalism 000
\par the european union 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: are europeans developing a common supranational identity? 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 7. Democracy: What Is It? 000
\par The Temple of Democracy 000
\par \tab Step 1. Democratic Values 000
\par \tab Step 2. The Rule of Law 000
\par Minimum and Maximum Forms of Democracy 000
\par Pillar I. Popular Sovereignty 000
\par techno-democracy 000
\par Pillar II. Rights and Liberties 000
\par Pillar III. Economic Well-Being 000
\par Dilemmas of Democracy 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: consociational democracy 000
\par is egypt democratizing? 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 8. Democracy: How Does It Work? State Institutions and Electoral Systems 000
\par State Institutions 000
\par \tab Presidentialism 000
\par \tab Parliamentary Government 000
\par \tab Presidential-Parliamentary Democracies 000
\par \tab Comparisons 000
\par Electoral Systems 000
\par \tab Electing a President 000
\par \tab Legislative Elections 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: do pr systems have higher turnout than plurality systems? 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 9. Democracy: What Does It Take? Ten Conditions 000
\par Ten Conditions for Democracy 000
\par \tab 1. Elites Committed to Democracy 000
\par \tab 2. State Institutions 000
\par \tab 3. National Unity 000
\par \tab 4. National Wealth 000
\par \tab 5. Private Enterprise 000
\par \tab 6. A Middle Class 000
\par \tab 7. Support of the Disadvantaged for Democracy 000
\par \tab 8. Citizen Participation, Civil Society, and a Democratic Political Culture 000
\par \tab 9. Education and Freedom of Information 000
\par \tab 10. A Favorable International Environment 000
\par Patterns of Democratization 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 10. Conditions for Democracy in Afghanistan and Iraq 000
\par Afghanistan 000
\par \tab The Monarchy 000
\par \tab The Soviet Invasion 000
\par \tab Elites Committed to Democracy 000
\par \tab State Institutions 000
\par \tab National Unity 000
\par \tab National Wealth, Private Enterprise, and a Middle Class 000
\par \tab Citizen Participation, Civil Society, and a Democratic Political Culture 000
\par \tab Education and Freedom of Information 000
\par \tab A Favorable International Environment 000
\par Iraq 000
\par \tab British Influence 000
\par \tab Saddam Hussein 000
\par \tab Elites Committed to Democracy 000
\par \tab State Institutions 000
\par \tab National Unity 000
\par \tab National Wealth 000
\par \tab Private Enterprise 000
\par \tab The Middle Class 000
\par \tab Support of the Disadvantaged for Democracy 000
\par \tab Citizen Participation, Civil Society, and Political Culture 000
\par \tab Education and Freedom of Information 000
\par \tab Favorable International Environment 000
\par Notes 000
\par 11. People and Politics: Participation in Democracies and Nondemocracies 000
\par the logic of collective action 000
\par Forms of Participation 000
\par \tab Voting 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: are voters rational? 000
\par \tab Political Parties 000
\par \tab Interest Groups 000
\par \tab Social Movements 000
\par \tab Patron-Client Relationships 000
\par \tab NGOs 000
\par \tab Mass Participation in Authoritarian Regimes 000
\par \tab Dissidence 000
\par \tab Revolution 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 12. Political Culture 000
\par Defining Political Culture 000
\par \tab Political Socialization and Psychology 000
\par Studies of Political Culture 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: does political culture matter? 000
\par \tab Conceptualizing Political Culture 000
\par \tab Do Political Cultures Change? 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 13. Ideology 000
\par Liberalism 000
\par \tab Liberalism and Conservatism in the United States 000
\par \tab Liberalism and Conservatism Around the World 000
\par Socialism 000
\par \tab Marxism 000
\par \tab Soviet-Style Communism 000
\par \tab Social Democracy 000
\par \tab Socialism in the Developing World 000
\par Fascism 000
\par \tab Hypernationalism 000
\par \tab Racism 000
\par \tab Totalitarianism 000
\par \tab Mass Mobilization Through Propaganda and Coercion 000
\par Religion as Political Ideology: Islam 000
\par \tab Origins 000
\par \tab Expansion and Decline 000
\par \tab Religion and Politics 000
\par \tab Islam and Violence 000
\par \tab Islam and Democracy 000
\par \tab Many Islams 000
\par The Left\endash Right Spectrum 000
\par islam in indonesia 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: the end of ideology? 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 14. Political Economy: Laissez-Faire\emdash Central Planning\emdash Mixed Economies\emdash Welfare States 000
\par a tourist\rquote s guide to international economics 000
\par basic economic concepts 000
\par Laissez-Faire Capitalism 000
\par adam smith (1723\endash 1790) 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: was adam smith right? 000
\par Centrally Planned Economies 000
\par Mixed Economies 000
\par john maynard keynes (1883\endash 1946) 000
\par Welfare States 000
\par \tab The Emergence of the Modern Welfare State: Germany, Sweden, and the United States 000
\par \tab The Postwar Welfare State 000
\par \tab Farewell to the Welfare State? 000
\par \tab The Politics of Welfare States 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 15. The Politics of Development 000
\par Newly Industrializing Countries 000
\par south korea 000
\par Underdeveloped Countries 000
\par \tab Population 000
\par \tab Sociocultural Explanations 000
\par \tab Domestic Economy Explanations 000
\par \tab Domestic Political Explanations 000
\par india 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: india and the ten conditions for democracy 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 16. The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 000
\par Historical Background: The Evolution of British Democracy 000
\par \tab The Mother of Parliaments 000
\par \tab Nationalism and Political Culture 000
\par \tab Private Enterprise and the Middle Class 000
\par \tab The Rise of Political Parties 000
\par British Politics Since World War II 000
\par profile: margaret thatcher 000
\par profile: tony blair 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: social class in british politics 000
\par British Democracy Today: Parties, Elections, and State Institutions 000
\par \tab Parties and Elections 000
\par the battle of wimbledon: running for the house of commons in 2005 000
\par \tab Parliament 000
\par \tab The Government 000
\par \tab The Monarchy 000
\par Gordon Brown\rquote s Britain 000
\par Conclusion 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 17. France 000
\par Historical Background: The Evolution of French Democracy 000
\par \tab The French State 000
\par \tab French Nationalism 000
\par \tab Social Class and Democracy 000
\par Politics in the Fifth Republic 000
\par profile: charles de gaulle 000
\par French State Institutions 000
\par \tab The Dual Executive 000
\par \tab Parliament 000
\par \tab The Constitutional Council 000
\par \tab The Civil Service 000
\par \tab Local Government and Decentralization 000
\par \tab Political Parties 000
\par profile: jacques chirac 000
\par profile: nicolas sarkozy 000
\par profile: s\'e9gol\'e8ne royal 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: are france\rquote s institutions dysfunctional? 000
\par France After the 2007 Elections 000
\par Conclusion 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 18. Germany 000
\par Historical Background: Germany\rquote s Difficult Path to Democracy 000
\par \tab The Weakness of German Liberalism 000
\par \tab German Nationalism 000
\par \tab The Creation of the German State 000
\par \tab The Weimar Republic 000
\par \tab The Fascist Regime 000
\par Democracy in the Federal Republic of Germany 000
\par \tab The Formation of Parties 000
\par \tab The Basic Law and the Federal Republic of Germany\rquote s Institutional Framework 000
\par \tab A Federal System 000
\par \tab The Bundesrat 000
\par \tab The Bundestag 000
\par \tab The Presidency 000
\par \tab The Federal Judiciary 000
\par Governments and Politics in the Federal Republic 000
\par \tab Building a Democratic Political Culture 000
\par \tab The Adenauer Era (1949\endash 63) 000
\par \tab The First Grand Coalition (1966\endash 69) 000
\par \tab Brandt in Power (1969\endash 74) 000
\par \tab Schmidt\rquote s Governments (1974\endash 82) 000
\par \tab Kohl\rquote s Governments 000
\par \tab The SPD-Green Coalition 000
\par profile: angela merkel 000
\par \tab The Second Grand Coalition 000
\par \tab The 2005 Elections 000
\par Political Issues in Contemporary Germany 000
\par \tab Neo-Corporatism and the Economy 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: neo-corporatism in germany 000
\par \tab Immigration and Minorities 000
\par Conclusion 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 19. Japan 000
\par Dean W. Collinwood
\par Political Paralysis in the 1990s 000
\par Democracy and Political Conflict in Japan 000
\par Historical Background of Japanese Politics: Why No Democracy? 000
\par \tab The Rise of Party Politics 000
\par \tab Ideology, Political Culture, and Class Identity in Historical Perspective 000
\par \tab Conflict Between the Military and the Civilian Government 000
\par \tab Japan and the Conditions for Democracy 000
\par Building Japanese Democracy 000
\par \tab The Occupation Begins 000
\par \tab Japan\rquote s Constitution 000
\par \tab Political Parties in Postwar Japan 000
\par \tab The Results of One-Party Dominance 000
\par profile: kakeui tanaka 000
\par Japan\rquote s Political Economy 000
\par From \'93Japan Inc.\'94 to the \'93Bubble\'94 000
\par \tab The Japanese Bureaucracy 000
\par \tab The Bursting Bubble 000
\par hypothesis-testing EXERCISE: the japanese economy 000
\par Political Changes Since 1993 000
\par \tab The 1993 Elections 000
\par \tab The Electoral Reforms Take Effect 000
\par \tab The 1996 Elections 000
\par \tab Aftermath of the 1996 Elections 000
\par \tab The 2000 Elections 000
\par profile: junichiro koizumi 000
\par \tab The 2003 Elections 000
\par \tab The 2005 Elections 000
\par Clues to Attitudes and Behavior: Ideology, Political Culture, and Social Class 000
\par \tab Does Ideology Matter? 000
\par \tab Political Attitudes and Social Class in Postwar Japan 000
\par \tab Consensus and Conflict in Contemporary Japan 000
\par Conclusion 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 20. Russia
\par Russia\rquote s Historical Traditions: Why No Democracy? 000
\par \tab Tsarism 000
\par \tab Communism 000
\par The Collapse of Soviet Communism 000
\par profile: mikhail gorbachev 000
\par Yeltsin\rquote s Russia 000
\par Putin\rquote s Russia 000
\par \tab The Institutional Structure 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: is russia\rquote s political system undermining democracy? 000
\par Socioeconomic Conditions: National Wealth, Private Enterprise, the Middle Class, and the Disadvantaged 000
\par \tab Civil Society and Political Culture 000
\par \tab Education and Freedom of Information 000
\par \tab The International Environment 000
\par Conclusion 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 21. China
\par Bruce J. Dickson
\par China\rquote s Historical Legacies: Why No Democracy? 000
\par \tab The Chinese Communist Party and China\rquote s Civil War 000
\par profile: mao zedong 000
\par \tab The Communists Take Over 000
\par China\rquote s Political Institutions 000
\par \tab The Chinese Communist Party 000
\par \tab The State 000
\par Politics in Mao\rquote s China 000
\par Legacies of the Cultural Revolution 000
\par profile: deng xiaoping 000
\par Politics in the Reform Era 000
\par \tab Overconcentration of Power 000
\par \tab Lack of Formal Institutions 000
\par \tab Rejuvenation of the Party 000
\par \tab Weak Bureaucracy 000
\par \tab Reconciliation of Party and Society 000
\par China\rquote s Economic Development Strategies 000
\par \tab The Soviet Model (1953\endash 57) 000
\par \tab Self-Reliance (1957\endash 76) 000
\par \tab The Reform Era (1978\endash Present) 000
\par State\endash Society Relations in China 000
\par \tab Fundamental Features of State\endash Society Relations 000
\par profile: jiang zemin 000
\par \tab Post-Mao Changes in State\endash Society Relations 000
\par Political Participation in China 000
\par \tab The Democracy Wall Movement (1978\endash 79) 000
\par \tab Student Demonstrations (1986\endash 87) 000
\par \tab The Tiananmen Crisis (Spring 1989) 000
\par China\rquote s Leaders Today 000
\par profile: hu jintao 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: prospects for china\rquote s democratization 000
\par Conclusion 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 22. Mexico and Brazil 000
\par Joseph L. Klesner
\par Mexico 000
\par \tab The Setting 000
\par \tab The Evolution of Mexican Politics 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: explaining mexican authoritarianism 000
\par \tab Economic Development 000
\par \tab Mexico\rquote s Protracted Democratization 000
\par \tab Manifestations of Political Changes 000
\par profile: vicente fox 000
\par \tab The Media and Civil Society 000
\par \tab The 2006 Elections 000
\par nafta 000
\par \tab Issues in Mexican Politics 000
\par \tab Hypotheses on Democratic Consolidation 000
\par Brazil 000
\par \tab The Setting 000
\par \tab Brazil\rquote s Political Development 000
\par \tab Explaining Brazilian Authoritarianism 000
\par \tab Brazilian Economic Development 000
\par \tab Brazil\rquote s New Democracy 000
\par \tab The New Republic and Its Institutions 000
\par profile: luiz in\'e1cio (lula) da silva 000
\par \tab Issues in Brazilian Politics 000
\par \tab Hypotheses on Democracy and Democratization 000
\par Conclusion 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par 23. Nigeria and South Africa 000
\par Timothy D. Sisk
\par Africa: From Cradle of Humanity to Conquest and Colonialism 000
\par \tab Patterns of Colonialism 000
\par \tab Legacies of Colonialism: Explaining Underdevelopment 000
\par \tab African Nationalism: The Pursuit of the Political Kingdom 000
\par \tab From Liberation Struggle to Governance 000
\par \tab Patterns of Post-Independence Politics 000
\par \tab The African Renaissance 000
\par Nigeria 000
\par \tab The Mosaic of a Diverse Society 000
\par \tab The First Republic (1960\endash 66) 000
\par \tab Military Intervention and Civil War 000
\par \tab The Second Republic (1979\endash 83) 000
\par \tab The Third Republic (1983\endash 99) 000
\par \tab The Troubled Transition 000
\par \tab Abacha\rquote s Dictatorship 000
\par \tab From Prisoner to President: Olusegun Obasanjo 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: democracy in nigeria 000
\par South Africa 000
\par \tab Apartheid, Conflict, and Liberation 000
\par \tab White Domination and Black Protest 000
\par profile: nelson mandela 000
\par \tab The Turbulent Transition 000
\par \tab The New South Africa 000
\par hypothesis-testing exercise: democracy in south africa 000
\par south africa\rquote s government 000
\par Conclusion 000
\par Key Terms 000
\par Notes 000
\par Credits 000
\par Index 000 }{\insrsid6313794\charrsid5447061 
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