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Test Bank for Introducing Comparative Politics The Essentials 2nd Edition Orvis

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Introducing Comparative Politics The Essentials 2nd Edition By Stephen Orvis, Carol Ann Drogus, ISBN: 9781544379043

Table Of Content

World Map
Preface
About the Authors
Part I A Framework for Understanding Comparative Politics
Chapter 1 Introduction

Comparative Politics: What Is It? Why Study It? How to Study It?

Three Key Questions in Comparative Politics

Chapter 2 The Modern State

Characteristics of the Modern State

Historical Origins of Modern States

Strong, Weak, and Failed States

Conclusion

Chapter 3 States, Citizens, and Regimes

Citizens and Civil Society

Regimes, Ideologies, and Citizens

Conclusion

Chapter 4 States and Identity

Understanding Identity

The Policy Debate

Nations, Nationalism, and Immigration

Ethnicity

Race

Social Class

Religion: Recognition, Autonomy, and the Secular State

Gender and Sexual Orientation: The Continuing Struggle for Recognition, Social Status, and Representation

Conclusion

Part II Political Systems and How They Work
Chapter 5 Governing Institutions in Democracies

Executives and Legislatures

Comparing Executive-Legislative Institutions

Judiciary

Bureaucracy

Federalism

Conclusion

Chapter 6 Institutions of Participation and Representation in Democracies

The Electoral System

Formal Institutions: Political Parties and Party Systems

Civil Society

Conclusion

Chapter 7 Contentious Politics: Social Movements, Political Violence, and Revolution

Framing Contentious Politics

Political Violence

Revolution

Conclusion

Chapter 8 Authoritarian Institutions

Trends in Authoritarian Rule

The Dictator’s Dilemma: Governing Authoritarian Regimes

Elections, Parties, and Legislatures

Clientelism and Civil Society

Conclusion

Chapter 9 Regime Change

Trends in Regime Change

Regime Change: Transitions to Democracy

Regime Change: Transitions to Authoritarian Rule

Conclusion

Part III Political Economy and Policy
Chapter 10 Political Economy of Wealth

The Market, Capitalism, and the State

Key Economic Debates

Types of Capitalist Economies

Globalization: A New World Order, or Déjà Vu All Over Again?

Conclusion

Chapter 11 Political Economy of Development

What Is “Development”?

Development and Globalization

The Development Debate

Conclusion

Chapter 12 Public Policies When Markets Fail: Welfare, Health, and the Environment

“Welfare”: Social Policy in Comparative Perspective

Health Care and Health Policy

Environmental Problems and Policy

Conclusion

Glossary
Index