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

Four distinctive students in political technology study American democracy from a comparative perspective, exploring how the U.S. political procedure differs from that of thirty different democracies and what these transformations 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, government, and judicial energy. The textual content seems at democracies from all over the world over a two-decade timeframe. the result's not just a clean view of the much-discussed topic of yank exceptionalism but additionally an cutting edge method of comparative politics that treats the U.S. as yet one case between many. a fantastic textbook for either American and comparative politics courses.

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