Sociology Reference Guide: Systems of Government, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1429834684
  • ISBN-13: 9781429834681
  • DDC: 306.2
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 83 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2014 | Published/Released August 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2014

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The Sociology Reference Guide series is designed to provide a solid foundation for the research of various sociological topics. This volume offers an intriguing overview of sociology as it applies to different systems of government. Introducing this topic are essays that highlight the authoritarian and religious forms of government. The volume then examines various components of democratic government before concluding with discussions on international war, national security, and the modern nation-state.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Government Systems: Authoritarianism.
2: Government Systems: Religious Governments.
3: Government Systems: Democracy.
4: Democracy: The Pluralist Perspective.
5: Democracy: The Elitist Perspective.
6: Citizenship Rights.
7: The Welfare State.
8: Democratization of Transforming Nations.
9: Global Politics: Causes of War.
10: Global Politics: International Terrorism.
11: National Security.
12: The Nation-State.
13: Nationalism & The Modern State.