Written from an international perspective, this book provides a comprehensive introduction to the nature, and study, of politics, encompassing topics as diverse as comparative government, political philosophy, global politics and political economy.
"Simply the best introductory guide for the subject available"
Professor Jon Tonge, University of Liverpool.
"If you want to understand what politics is, and what it can do for you, I can think of no better starting point"
Professor Gerry Stoker, University of Southampton.