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

ISBN-10: 0300198086

ISBN-13: 9780300198089

Four amazing students in political technology examine American democracy from a comparative viewpoint, exploring how the U.S. political procedure differs from that of thirty different democracies and what these ameliorations eventually suggest for democratic functionality. This crucial textual content ways the subsequent associations from a political engineering standpoint: constitutions, electoral structures, and political events, in addition to legislative, govt, and judicial strength. 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 topic of yankee exceptionalism but additionally an cutting edge method of comparative politics that treats the USA as yet one case between many. an amazing textbook for either American and comparative politics courses.

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