This book provides authoritative and accessible coverage of the three main building blocks of the modern study of politics. Professor Wyn Grant, University of Warwick Introduction to Politics is an outstanding textbook... I found it to be perfectly tuned to our students. Unlike many introductory books, it nicely balances political theory, comparative politics and international relations [and] combines history, theory and empirical data in just the right measures...Overall, an outstanding text that will serve teachers and students in the UK, North America and more widely, well. Dr Anthony F. Lang, University of St Andrews A tour de force of relevant and important information woven into a contemporary framework. Ken Duckett, University of Kent An absolute must for anyone interested in politics. It achieves the invaluable task of successfully demonstrating the pervasiveness of politics and will get all readers thinking politically... An invigorating back-to-basics read that reminded me why I first got interested in politics. Dr Liam Weeks, University College, Cork A first class introduction to the study of politics that is informed, incisive and accessible. Gillian Peele, University of Oxford
About the Author
Robert Garner is Professor of Politics at the Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Leicester. Peter Ferdinand is Reader in Politics and International Studies at the Department of Politics and International Studies, and Director of the Centre for Studies in
Democratisation, at the University of Warwick. Stephanie Lawson is Professor in Asia-Pacific Studies at the Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Birmingham.