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Offers a comparative perspective on how politics works at the global, national, group, and individual level.

 

Understanding the Political provides readers with key concepts, research findings, and explanations to help students better understand politics. The book explores the known political beliefs and actions at every level, from that of individual person to the level of the global system. Through an engaging writing style, numerous examples, and the instructive use of visuals, Understanding the Political World encourages students to think like political scientists and to critically examine new and enduring political realities and challenges.

 

The twelfth edition continues a thorough update of quantitative data, as well as the notable contribution of Professor Tony Smith. Professor Smith brings a wealth of political science knowledge, with particular strength in international relations, political institutions, and judicial politics.

 

REVEL from Pearson is an immersive learning experience designed for the way today’s student read, think, and learn. REVEL modernizes familiar and respected course content with dynamic media interactives and assessments, and empowers educators to increase engagement in the course, better connecting with students. The result is increased student engagement and improved learning. REVEL for Danziger/Smith’s Understanding the Political World, 12/e will be available for Fall 2014 classes.

 

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This program will provide a better teaching and learning experience–for you and your students. Here’s how:

  • Immersive Learning Experiences with REVEL: REVEL delivers immersive learning experiences designed for the way today's students read, think, and learn.
  • Improve Critical Thinking: "Compare," "Focus," and "Debate" boxes encourage students to think comparatively and to develop political arguments.
  • Explore Political Relationships: Readers will explore the impact of political conflict by examining key contributors such as power, authority, and political violence, on the different levels of the political system and around the world.
  • Engages Students with Current Research and Illustrations : Combines current political examples, data, and illustrations encouraging students to discuss prosperity, stability, and security and other issues in the political work.
  • Instructor Support: An instructor’s manual, test bank, and PowerPoint presentations provide more teaching resources.

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Grasp the Ever-Changing Nature of International Politics

Understanding the Political World gives readers deeper insight into the continually evolving nature of international politics. Presenting key concepts, relevant research findings, and detailed explanations, the Twelfth Edition offers readers a path to understanding the challenges of politics and political differences. The text explores the subject matter from a comprehensive and comparative standpoint, using real examples from different international political systems to demonstrate how politics are understood throughout the world. By directly questioning readers to understand and explain what they know, Understanding the Political World brings an abstract subject into focus by relating it to readers’ opinions and lives. Through real examples of political institutions and processes, readers can better understand the nature of global politics.

 

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MyPoliSciLab for Comparative Politics courses extends learning online, engaging students and improving results. Media resources with assignments bring concepts to life, and offer students opportunities to practice applying what they’ve learned. And the Writing Space helps educators develop and assess concept mastery and critical thinking through writing, quickly and easily. Please note: this version of MyPoliSciLab does not include an eText.

 

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