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Test Bank for Introducing Comparative Politics The Essentials Orvis

Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Introducing Comparative Politics The Essentials By Stephen Orvis, Carol Ann Drogus, ISBN: 9781506385693, ISBN: 9781544344409, ISBN: 9781544354293

Table Of Content

Part I: A Framework for Understanding Comparative Politics
Chapter 1: Introduction

The Big Issues

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

Chapter 3: States, Citizens, and Regimes

Citizens and Civil Society

Regimes, Ideologies, and Citizens

Chapter 4: States and Identity

Understanding Identity

The Policy Debate

Nations and Nationalism

Ethnicity

Race

Religion: Recognition, Autonomy, and the Secular State

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

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

Executives and Legislatures

Comparing Executive-Legislative Institutions

Judiciary

Bureaucracy

Federalism

Chapter 6: Institutions of Participation and Representation in Democracies

The Electoral System

Formal Institutions: Political Parties and Party Systems

Civil Society

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

Framing Contentious Politics

Political Violence

Revolution

Chapter 8: Authoritarian Institutions

Authoritarian Rule around the World

Governing Institutions in Authoritarian Regimes

Elections, Parties, and Civil Society in Authoritarian Regimes

Chapter 9: Regime Change

The Military in Politics: Coups d’État

Revolution

Democratization
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?
Chapter 11: Political Economy of Development

What Is “Development”?

Development and Globalization

The Development Debate

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
Glossary
Index