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World Encyclopedia of Political Systems and Parties, 3-Volume Set, Fourth Edition
  • Authored by: Neil Schlager and Jayne Weisblatt, Editors; Orlando J. PĂ©rez, Consulting Editor
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  • ISBN-10: 1438129300
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-4381-2930-3
  • Status: In Stock
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  • Imprint: Facts On File
  • Published: 09/01/2006
  • Dewey Number: 324.2
  • Reading Level: Grades 9 and up
  • Pages: 1696


Praise for the previous edition:
"...provides in a single source useful depth of information about both contemporary government structures and political parties. Highly recommended for all academic libraries."—Choice

"...recommended for [its] comprehensiveness."—Booklist

World Encyclopedia of Political Systems and Parties, Fourth Edition provides comprehensive coverage of the governments and political parties of the world's nations. Each country is described in terms of its system and organization of government, as well as the processes through which political parties or interests bring their influence to bear on government.

Written by a team of political scientists and academic experts, each signed article includes a comprehensive list of further reading.

Coverage includes:

  • System of government
  • Power and responsibilities of various government branches
  • The electoral system
  • The party system (origins, organizations, campaigning)
  • Major political parties (history, organizations, policy, membership, financing, leadership, prospects)
  • Minor political parties
  • Other political forces
  • National prospects.




Reviews and Awards

"The work is a monumental one. Its editor[s] and contributors should be saluted for their fine work."
American Reference Books Annual

"...useful...Highly recommended."

"...recommended for high-school, academic, and public libraries. Even if a library owns previous editions, this update would be a good purchase in order to stay abreast of the many changes in world politics."

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