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Title:
Encyclopedia of world political systems
Author:
Derbyshire, J. Denis.
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Publication Information:
Armonk, N.Y. : Sharpe Reference, [2000]

©2000
Physical Description:
2 volumes (930 pages) : maps ; 26 cm
Summary:
Describes systems of government from throughout the world, relates them to unique social and economic influences, identifies particular features common to all or most, and makes objective comparisons.
Language:
English
Contents:
The comparative approach -- Understanding political systems -- Constitutions -- The ideological bases -- Executives -- Legislature, assemblies, and congresses -- Elections and voters -- Political parties -- Political systems of the World's nation-states -- Asia -- Central America and the Caribbean -- Central, Eastern and Southern Europe -- Central and Southern Africa -- The Middle East and North Africa -- North America -- Northern and Western Europe -- Oceania -- South America -- Towards one world -- The relics of empire: colonies, dependencies and semi-sovereign states -- The world grows smaller: international cooperation.
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ISBN:
9780765680259
Format :
Book