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.
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.]