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Countries and Concepts Politics, Geography, Culture by Michael G. Roskin

By Michael G. Roskin

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Countries and ideas: Politics, Geography, Culture is a severe exam of comparative politics and political structures. The textual content rejects theories of easily functioning structures and embraces the error that international locations unavoidably make, taking a skeptical method of realizing overseas political structures. The Thirteenth Edition is an easy-to-read textual content that stresses basic vocabulary and connects the fabric to genuine international examples. knowing politics as a chain of ongoing quarrels for which no sturdy answer has been stumbled on, the cloth perspectives overseas political structures via a doubtful lens. This undeniably actual exam of our political international makes Countries and Concepts the main actual exam of politics’ precise nature.


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Constitution Written organization of a country’s institutions. parliament National assembly that considers and enacts laws. Finally, history establishes political symbols that can awaken powerful feelings. Flags, m ­ onarchs, religion, and national holidays and anthems often help cement a country together, giving citizens the feeling that they are part of a common enterprise. To fully know a country, one must know its symbols, their historical origins, and their current connotation. Key Institutions For roughly the first half-century of modern political science, until World War II, most political scientists, including Woodrow Wilson, optimistically thought the formal structures of government—constitutions, parliaments, presidents—largely determined how systems functioned.

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Legitimacy can also erode as unstable and corrupt regimes come and go, never winning the people’s respect. One quick test of legitimacy is how many police officers a country has. With high legitimacy, a country needs few police because people obey the law voluntarily. With low legitimacy, a country needs many police. 5 Identify the most common social cleavages and explain how they influence political culture. com 14 Chapter 1 The Uses of Comparative Politics Regimes attempt to shore up their legitimacy by manipulating symbols.

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