W. Phillips Shively
Rowman – Littlefield Publishers; 15th Edition
Phillips Shively’s Power and Choice; 15th Edition; (PDF) gives an in depth look into the nuances of politics; each worldwide and home; by means of using quite a few comparative views and theoretical approaches. The main theme mirrored within the title relies on Shively’s definition of politics because the making of collective decisions for a state or group by means of using energy. Using complete case examples from world wide; Power & Choice 15e provides undergraduate school college students an enticing and clear introduction to political philosophy; worldwide politics; and comparative authorized programs.
Highlights of the fifteenth edition:
- A brand new 4-coloration design and up to date artwork program to higher contain college students.
- New pedagogical assist contains “Major Themes to Look For” and overview questions in every chapter; in addition to new on-line examine quizzes.
- New sections on the importance of norms in democratic authorities; the necessity to strike a stability in partisanship; the rise of “court” politics and the digital problem to political events;
- New examples include Rwanda’s try to eradicate using plastic baggage; the 2 giant-scale uprisings in Iran after its revolution; and local weather change as a global drawback of public items.
- Extra protection of the persevering with fallout of the 2008–2009 worldwide financial disaster; the failed Arab Spring; the Nigerian elections and the upsurge of populism; and the fragility of democracies.
Simply the best undergraduate textbook on politics. — Wonik Kim; Louisiana State University)
Power & Choice is the gold customary of the introductory texts accessible in political science. — Noel A.D. Thompson; Tuskegee University)
A energetic exploration of politics that appreciates the unbelievable complexity; whereas on the identical time builds a conceptual equipment that permits college students to discover the simplicity and fantastic thing about politics. — Eric Boyer; Colby-Sawyer College
NOTE: The product solely contains the ebook; Power and Choice: An Introduction to Political Science; fifteenth Edition in a transformed PDF. The web page numbers will NOT match the bodily book. No access codes are included.