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The Politics of the Developing Areas / James Smoot Coleman, Gabriel Abraham Almond.

Publication:
Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, [2015]
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource
Series:
Center for International Studies, Princeton University ; 3069
Contained In:
De Gruyter University Press Library.
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Subjects:
Comparative government.
Language:
In English.
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Mode of access: Internet via World Wide Web.
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Summary:
A pioneering venture, this book is the first major effort toward a valid comparison of the political systems of Asia, Africa, the Near East, and Latin America.After establishing a theoretical framework based on a functional approach to comparative politics, the authors apply their scheme to Southeast Asia (Lucian W. Pye), South Asia (Myron Weiner), SubSaharan Africa (James S. Coleman), the Near East (Dankwart Rustow), and Latin America (George I. Blanksten). In each area they survey the political background, the nature and function of political, governmental, and authoritative structures, the processes of change and means of political integration. The contributors have performed an extraordinarily difficult feat of classification, description, synthesis, and analysis in what promises to be a book of seminal importance in comparative politics.Originally published in 1960.The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University Press. These editions preserve the original texts of these important books while presenting them in durable paperback and hardcover editions. The goal of the Princeton Legacy Library is to vastly increase access to the rich scholarly heritage found in the thousands of books published by Princeton University Press since its founding in 1905.
Contents:
Frontmatter
Foreword
Preface
Contents
Introduction: A Functional Approach to Comparative Politics / Almond, Gabriel A.
1. The Politics of Southeast Asia / Pye, Lucian W.
2. The Politics of South Asia / Weiner, Myron
3. The Politics of Sub-Saharan Africa / Coleman, James S.
4. The Politics of the Near East / Rustow, Dankwart A.
5. The Politics of Latin America / Blanksten, George I.
Conclusion: The Political Systems of the Developing Areas / Coleman, James S.
Appendix
Index
Contributors
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Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed 08. Jul 2019)
Contributor:
Almond, Gabriel Abraham, editor.
Coleman, James Smoot, editor.
De Gruyter.
ISBN:
9781400866977
OCLC:
979580050
Publisher Number:
10.1515/9781400866977 doi
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Restricted for use by site license.