Comparative Governance: Political Structure and Diversity Across the Globe
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Theoretical Modules                                                                                                                    

1.1.  Paulette Kurzer,Why (and How) Should We Compare?

1.2.  Paulette Kurzer,The Setting of Power: The State

1.3. Paulette Kurzer, Holdingthe State Together

1.4. Paulette Kurzer, Political Conflict

1.5. Paulette Kurzer, DecisionMaking in the State

1.6. Paulette Kurzer, The State and the Economy

Country Chapters                                                                                                                        

2.1.  Janet Laible,The United Kingdom:Old Democracy, New Challenges

2.2. Louise K. Davidson-Schmich, Germany: A Stableand Prosperous Parliamentary Democracy

2.3.  Frank R. Baumgartner and Sébastien G. Lazardeux, Politicsin France: Participation versus Control

2.4.  Matthew Gabel,The European Union:A United Statesof Europe

2.5.  John P. Willerton, RussianFederation: Complexity and Uncertainty

2.6.  Roderic Ai Camp, Mexico’sDemocratic Consolidation

2.7.  Gregory D. Schmidt, Peru:The Politics of Surprise

2.8.  Matthew Carlsonand Ellis Krauss,Japan The Politics of Enormous Change

2.9.  Marc Blecher,China: From State Socialist to Capitalist Iconoclast

2.10.  Farideh Farhi, The IslamicRepublic of Iran: A Contested Semi-Autocracy

2.11. Robert Mattes, South African Politicsand Society