Introduction

  1. Andrei Melville

Published Online: 13 AUG 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444327540.ch

Political Atlas of the Modern World

Political Atlas of the Modern World

How to Cite

Melville, A. (2010) Introduction, in Political Atlas of the Modern World, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444327540.ch

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 AUG 2010
  2. Published Print: 17 SEP 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781444335804

Online ISBN: 9781444327540

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Keywords:

  • nations, unique and different in contemporary world politics - a comparative analysis;
  • degree of democracy - reached in United Kingdom;
  • political systems - and regimes of 192 countries of the modern world;
  • scientific task of performing complex analysis of political systems - a multidimensional classification;
  • project objective, in academic, applied and political terms;
  • new approaches to methods and methodologies - analysis and test, as project gets under way;
  • sketching basic theoretical and methodological outlines for project - coping with problems;
  • multidimensional complexity of political environment today - political vectors pointing in different directions, verifiable comparative analysis;
  • global comparative study of political systems and regimes of modern states - streamlined, multidimensional typologies;
  • theoretical and empirical tracks - open and productive discussion in academic community