Robert Garner, Professor of Politics, University of Leicester,Peter Ferdinand, Emeritus Reader in Politics and International Relations, University of Warwick,Stephanie Lawson, Professor of Politics and International Relations, Macquarie University
Robert Garner is Professor of Politics at the University of Leicester, United Kingdom.
Peter Ferdinand is a Emeritus Reader in Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick, United Kingdom.
Stephanie Lawson is Professor of Politics and International Studies at Macquarie University and Senior Research Associate, Faculty of Humanities, University of Johannesburg.
1. Introduction: The Nature of Politics and Political Analysis Part 1: Concepts and Ideologies 2. Politics and the State 3. Political Power, Authority and the State 4. Democracy and Political Obligation 5. Freedom and Justice 6. Traditional Ideologies 7. Challenges to the Dominant Ideologies Part 2: Comparative Politics 8. Institutions and States 9. Political Culture and Non-Western Approaches to Politics 10. Laws, Constitutions and Federalism 11. Votes, Elections, Legislatures, and Legislators 12. Political Parties 13. Executives, Bureaucracies, Policy Studies and Governance 14. Civil Society, Interest Groups, and the Media 15. Democracies, Democratization and Authoritarian Regimes Part 3: Global Politics 16. Introducing Global Politics 17. Traditional Theories in Global Politics 18. Critical Approaches to Global Politics 19. Security and Insecurity 20. Diplomacy and Foreign Policy 21. International Organizations in Global Politics 22. Global Political Economy 23. Conclusion: Towards a Globalizing, Post-Western-Dominated World