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Downloadable Instructor Test Bank for Political Science Today 1st Edition By Wendy N. Whitman Cobb, ISBN: 9781544336442

Table Of Content

PREFACE

APPROACH TO THE BOOK

SUPPORT FOR INSTRUCTORS AND STUDENTS

ACKNOWLEDGMENTS

ABOUT THE AUTHOR
PART I: FOUNDATIONS
CHAPTER 1: WHAT IS POLITICAL SCIENCE?

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN POLITICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE

HISTORY

IS POLITICAL SCIENCE A SCIENCE?

MAJOR CONCEPTS OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

PLAN OF THE BOOK

CHAPTER SUMMARY

CHAPTER 2: RESEARCH METHODS

QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS

QUANTITATIVE METHODS

QUALITATIVE METHODS

QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE METHODS IN POLITICAL SCIENCE

CASE STUDY: DEMOCRACIES AND CONFLICT

CHAPTER SUMMARY

CHAPTER 3: POLITICAL THEORY

THE ANCIENTS TO THE ENLIGHTENMENT

THE ENLIGHTENMENT

CHALLENGES TO LIBERALISM

CONTEMPORARY PHILOSOPHY

THE STATE OF POLITICAL THEORY TODAY

CASE STUDY: JUSTICE AND TAXES

CHAPTER SUMMARY

PART II: INSTITUTIONS AND BEHAVIOR
CHAPTER 4: CONSTITUTIONS, LAW, AND JUSTICE

CHARACTERISTICS OF CONSTITUTIONS

SYSTEMS OF LAW

THE COURT SYSTEM

CASE STUDY: INTERNATIONAL LAW AND COURTS

CHAPTER SUMMARY

CHAPTER 5: ELECTORAL AND PARTY SYSTEMS

PARLIAMENTARY SYSTEMS

CASE STUDY: THE ITALIAN PARLIAMENT

PRESIDENTIAL SYSTEMS

CASE STUDY: FRANCE’S HYBRID SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT

POLITICAL PARTIES AND DUVERGER’S LAW

CHAPTER SUMMARY

CHAPTER 6: POLITICAL COMMUNICATIONS

ROLES OF THE MEDIA

SHAPING AND MAKING THE NEWS

MEDIA AROUND THE WORLD

CASE STUDY: MEDIA IN RUSSIA

THE INTERNET, SOCIAL MEDIA, AND DEMOCRACY

CHAPTER SUMMARY

PART III: SUBFIELDS
CHAPTER 7: AMERICAN POLITICS

CONGRESS

THE PRESIDENCY

THE COURTS

POLITICAL BEHAVIOR

CASE STUDY: THE TRUMP TRAVEL BAN

CHAPTER SUMMARY

CHAPTER 8: COMPARATIVE POLITICS

THE COMPARATIVE METHOD

THE STATE

CASE STUDY: IS ISIS A STATE?

DEMOCRACY

GLOBALIZATION

COMMUNISM AND POSTCOMMUNISM

AUTHORITARIANISM

DEVELOPMENT AND DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

CASE STUDY: INDIA

NATIONALISM AND ETHNIC CONFLICT

CASE STUDY: YEMEN

CHAPTER SUMMARY

CHAPTER 9: INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

REALISM

LIBERALISM

CASE STUDY: STRENGTHS AND WEAKNESSES OF THE UNITED NATIONS

CONSTRUCTIVISM

FEMINISM

WAR AND PEACE

CASE STUDY: THE UNITED STATES AND IRAQ

CHAPTER SUMMARY

CHAPTER 10: POLITICAL ECONOMY

WHAT DOES POLITICS HAVE TO DO WITH THE ECONOMY?

TYPES OF ECONOMIC SYSTEMS

CASE STUDY: GERMANY

GOVERNMENT INVOLVEMENT AND ECONOMIC PERFORMANCE

INTERNATIONAL POLITICAL ECONOMY

COMPARATIVE POLITICAL ECONOMY

CASE STUDY: DOES DEMOCRACY CAUSE CAPITALISM, OR DOES CAPITALISM CAUSE DEMOCRACY? THE CASE OF CHINA

CHAPTER SUMMARY

CHAPTER 11: PUBLIC POLICY AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

STAGES OF THE POLICYMAKING PROCESS

PATTERNS OF POLICY CHANGE

POLICY ACTORS AND TYPES OF POLICIES

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

CASE STUDY: GUNS, BUMP STOCKS, AND REGULATORY FIXES

CHAPTER SUMMARY

INDEX