Political systems (Ethics of Politics) (#0546UB1)

by Witmer, Scott

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Paperback Heinemann Library, 2013
Price: USD 10.95
Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
Dewey: 320.3; Int Lvl: 5-8; Rd Lvl: 8.9
AR 9.4 MG 2 152025EN; LEX 1100L; GR Y


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This sophisticated series on international politics helps readers analyze international political structures, both modern and historical, through the lens of ethics. This series also encourages readers to gain a deeper understanding of how the seemingly adult world of politics touches their own lives.

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Includes bibliographical references (page 58-63) and index.;The Arab spring revolt -- What are political systems? -- Authoritarianism -- Democracy -- Economic alternatives -- Totalitarianism -- Comparing political systems -- World systems -- Changing the world -- Imagining dystopia -- Glossary -- Notes on sources -- Find out more -- Index. Examines a variety of international and historical political systems, revealing how modern politics has evolved throughout the years, which systems work best, and what makes a successful political system.

From the Publisher
This title examines a wide variety of international and historical political systems, inviting readers to compare their own system of government with different systems around the world. It looks at how modern politics has evolved over time, what systems seem to work best, and what makes them successful. The book also explores notable failed states and governments and compares these to the successes.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Heinemann Library
  • Publication Date: July 1, 2012
  • Format: Paperback
  • Series: Ethics of politics
  • Dewey: 320.3
  • Classifications: Nonfiction
  • Description: 64 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm.
  • ISBN-10: 1-43296-556-5
  • ISBN-13: 978-1-43296-556-3
  • LCCN: 2011-043989
  • Follett Number: 0546UB1
  • Interest Level: 5-8
  • Reading Level: 8.9
  • ATOS Book Level: 9.4
  • AR Interest Level: MG
  • AR Points: 2
  • AR Quiz: 152025EN
  • Lexile: 1100L
  • Guided Reading Level: Y

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  • Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA), 02/01/13

Full-Text Reviews
Horn Book Guide (Fall 2013)
These books examine ethical issues in politics from a global perspective. Political describes and compares governmental systems throughout world history as well as those operating today. International centers on how world governments interact and work together on issues facing the global community (human rights, population explosion, etc.). Photographs, maps, inserts, and topics for discussion extend the dense texts. Reading list, websites. Glos., ind. [Review covers these Ethics of Politics titles: International Relations and Political Systems.]

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