Synopses & Reviews
, Third Edition, is a set of thirteen country studies that describe politics in the United Kingdom, the United States, France, Germany, Japan, Russia, China, India, Iran, Brazil, Mexico, South Africa, and Nigeria. This casebook applies the conceptual framework developed in the text across countries with a consistent organization that facilitates comparison and aids understanding.
A set of thirteen country studies that applies the conceptual framework developed in .
About the Author
Patrick H. O'Neil is Professor of Politics and Government at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. He has a Ph.D. in Political Science from Indiana University. Professor O'Neil's teaching and research interests are in the areas of authoritarianism and democratization. His past research focused on Eastern Europe, and his current research focuses on the Middle East, particularly Iran. His publications include the books Revolution From Within: The Hungarian Socialist Worker's Party "Reform Circles" and the Collapse of Communism and Communicating Democracy: The Media and Political Transitions (editor).Karl Fields is Professor of Politics and Government and Director of Asian Studies at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma, Washington. He has Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Berkeley. Professor Fields' teaching and research interests include various topics of East Asian political economy, including government-business relations, economic reform and regional integration. His publications include Enterprise and the State in Korea and Taiwan (1995).Don Share is Professor of Politics and Government at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma Washington. He has a Ph.D. in Political Science from Stanford University. He teaches comparative politics and Latin American Politics, and has published widely on democratization and Spanish politics. His published books include The Making of Spanish Democracy (1986) and Dilemmas of Social Democracy (1989).