Political Science: An Introduction, Updated Edition, 14th edition

  • Michael G. Roskin, 
  • Robert L. Cord, 
  • James A. Medeiros, 
  • Walter S. Jones

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Political Science: An Introduction presents a survey of different political paradigms, viewpoints and theories. Authors Michael Roskin, Robert Cord, James Medeiros and Walter Jones gear the text toward those learning about the topic for the first time. A balanced presentation of theoretical abstractions and applied reasoning equips you to make calm, rational choices and protect yourselves from political manipulation.

The Updated 14th Edition offers coverage of many of the recent developments that have impacted politics in the US and abroad. Important events that receive coverage include the rise of demagogic populism, the effects of social media on politics and the increase in political participation by women in the 2016 and 2018 US elections.

Published by Pearson (July 14th 2021) - Copyright © 2017

ISBN-13: 9780137527397

Subject: Political Science

Category: Introduction to Political Science


Brief Table of Contents


  1. Politics and Political Science
  2. Political Ideologies
  3. States
  4. Constitutions and Rights
  5. Regimes


  1. Political Culture
  2. Public Opinion


  1. Political Communication
  2. Interest Groups
  3. Parties
  4. Elections


  1. Legislatures
  2. Executives and Bureaucracies
  3. Politics and Law


  1. Political Economy
  2. Violence and Revolution
  3. International Relations

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