By Howard J. Wiarda,Esther M. Skelley
Wiarda addresses many scorching concerns within the box: Can democracy and human rights be transplanted from one tradition to a different? Is civil society exportable? What works within the attempt to boost the poorer countries and what does not? the place are we headed with such frontier learn matters as comparative environmental coverage, women's rights, and homosexual rights?
The publication concludes with a stimulating dialogue of no matter if the good structures debates of the prior (socialism vs. capitalism, democracy vs. authoritarianism) are actually over and issues to a few of the following vital learn and learn frontiers. scholars, professors, and basic readers will all locate Comparative Politics present, provocative, and good written—a actually balanced overview.