Understanding the Political World: A Comparative Introduction to Political Science
OverviewBoth students and instructors praise this best-selling introduction to political science, which offers a highly readable comparative perspective that illuminates how politics works at the individual, group, national, and global levels. Students value relevance to current situations, its engaging, personal writing style, and the many intriguing examples (including more than 60 boxed discussions) from every part of the world, which make concepts more vivid and memorable. The numerous political cartoons, compelling photographs, maps, and analytic diagrams effectively sustain students' interest and elaborate every major topic. Instructors appreciate the book's comprehensive coverage of key theories and concepts and the logical manner in which it explores many of the interesting questions addressed by political scientists.