A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country by Steven L. Taylor,Matthew Soberg Shugart,Arend

By Steven L. Taylor,Matthew Soberg Shugart,Arend Lijphart,Bernard Grofman

Four distinctive students in political technology learn American democracy from a comparative perspective, exploring how the U.S. political process differs from that of thirty different democracies and what these transformations finally suggest for democratic functionality. This crucial textual content methods the subsequent associations from a political engineering perspective: constitutions, electoral platforms, and political events, in addition to legislative, govt, and judicial energy. The textual content appears at democracies from around the globe over a two-decade timeframe. the result's not just a clean view of the much-discussed subject of yank exceptionalism but in addition an cutting edge method of comparative politics that treats the USA as yet one case between many. an awesome textbook for either American and comparative politics courses.

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