Introduction to Comparative Politics
Written by a distinguished group of comparativists, this innovative and accessible introductory text surveys 12 key countries organized according to their level of political development: established democracies, transitional democracies, and non-democracies. The country studies illuminate four comparative themes in a global context: the world of states, examining the interaction of states within the international order; governing the economy, covering the role of the state in economic management; the democratic idea, discussing the pressure for more democracy and the challenges of democratization; and the politics of collective identities, studying the political impact of diverse attachments and sources of group identity.
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Percent Fourth Fifth Third Fifth Second Fifth Lowest Fifth 1980 1985 1990 1995
2000 Year Source : U . S . Bureau of the Census ... In 2001 , for example , the
richest fifth of families earned approximately 51 percent of the nation ' s income .
However , debt repayment draws resources away from investment , which is
needed to fuel the economic recovery . Current levels of investment , about 40
percent of 1990 levels , are inadequate to rebuild the structure of the economy .
8 percent have elected women directors . Fewer women are leaders of rural
unions ( 6 . 6 percent ) , but they compose 78 per - cent of active membership . In
recent years , Brazilian women have created over 3 , 000 organizations to ad -
ما يقوله الناس - كتابة مراجعة
PART ? Established Democracies
Political Economy and Development
Governance and PolicyMaking
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