Rod Hague was formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Newcastle, UK.
Martin Harrop was formerly Senior Lecturer in Politics, University of Newcastle, UK.
John McCormick is Jean Monnet Professor of European Union Politics at Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis, USA. Other recent books by John include European Union Politics, 2nd Edition (2015, Palgrave), Understanding the European Union, 6th Edition (2015, Palgrave), and Why Europe Matters (2013, Palgrave).
Preface 1. Key Concepts 2. The State 3. Democratic Rule 4. Authoritarian Rule 5. Theoretical Approaches 6. Comparing Government and Politics 7. Constitutions and Court 8. Legislatures 9. Executives 10. Bureaucracies 11. Sub-national Government 12. Political Culture 13. Political Participation 14. Political Communication 15. Political Parties 16. Elections 17. Voters 18. Interest Groups 19. Public Policy