- Format: Paperback
- Number of Pages: 512 pages
- Dimensions: 164 x 230 x 14mm
- Weight: 1,338.09g
- Publication date: 01 Mar 2010
- Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
This is a comparative, conceptual introduction to political science, organized topically rather than country-by-country, providing in-depth examples at the end of most chapters to provide greater richness about various countries than a topical treatment would normally provide. The theme of "power and choice," based on a definition of politics as the making of collective choices for a group or state through the use of power, runs through much of the text.