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It is accessible and exciting, and by taking the widest possible definition of what is political it offers unrivalled coverage of the subject. Specially designed as an interactive text, it My library Help Advanced Book Search. Barrie AxfordGary K. Psychology Press- Political Science – pages.

Politics: An Introduction

This textbook has been carefully designed to meet the needs of students taking introductory courses in Politics. Specially designed as an interactive text, it includes think points, exercises and extracts as well as a range of illustrative material to stimulate responses from the reader. The authors emphasise the role of the individual in politics, and the interplay between the personal, the national and the global.


They introduce topical issues and examples to bring the subject to life. Features and benefits of Politics: Selected pages Title Page. Contents People and politics.

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Criticisms of The Civic Culture. Three case studies of political culture. Party systems in established. The organisation of parties.

Are political parties in decline? Theories and models of interest.

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Why do some people participate. Selected variables and political. Republican critiques of liberal. The value of the history of political.

The limits of Western political thought. The origins of liberalism. The power of interest groups. The policy process and the state. How is public opinion institutionalised.

Other editions – View all Politics: An Introduction Barrie Axford Limited preview – Common terms and phrases action actors analysis argued authority behaviour Brent Spar Britain campaign capital central Chapter citizens coalition concept conservatism constitutional contemporary context corporatism cosmopolitan democracy countries debate decision-making decisions democracy democratic democratisation direct democracy discussion dominant economic elections electoral elite Europe European Union example executive fascism federal freedom global globalisation Hobbes human idea identity important individual institutions interest groups involved issues J.


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