Current Debates in Comparative Politics

Grigsby Term Associate Professor of Politics J Tyler Dickovick; Laurent Boetsch Term Professor of Sociology Jonathan Eastwood
Oxford University Press, USA

Designed for introductory courses, Current Debates in Comparative Politics, Second Edition, presents forty-three readings drawn from major magazines and newspapers including: The Economist, Foreign Affairs,.

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Foreign Policy, The New York Times, and The New Statesman. Addressing theoretical, methodological, and practical issues, the selections include scholarly readings that introduce students to key debates in the field along with more informal readings that help students to engage with the material and see how it relates to their daily lives. An excellent stand-alone text, Current Debates in Comparative Politics, Second Edition, is also a perfect companion to the editors' textbook, Comparative Politics: Integrating Theories, Methods, and Cases, Second Edition (OUP, 2016), as its selections are organized thematically into sixteen sections that correspond to the chapters in the text. Each section includes a short introductory essay and discussion questions that guide students in their reading.