Oxford University Press
An approachable introduction to European politics is provided in Foundations of European Politics: A Comparative Perspective by utilizing a consistent and analytically sound framework throughout the text. It provides students with the fundamental theoretical and empirical toolset that is utilized by researchers in the social sciences, and it demonstrates how an analytical approach may be used to understand policy-making at both the domestic and EU-level in Europe. Case studies and examples are used throughout the book to help students compare different electoral systems, parties, and governments across Europe. The book draws on cutting-edge research from all areas of European politics, including national and EU institutions, political behavior, and policy-making. The book is divided into five parts that are organized topically, beginning with the theoretical foundations, then examining people and voters, elections and parties, governments and policies, and lastly addressing the rule of law, democracy, and backsliding. Formats and resources in digital form Students and educational institutions can get Foundations of European Politics: A Comparative Perspective in a number of different formats, and it is complemented by resources that can be found on the internet. DT The electronic book provides a mobile-friendly reading experience as well as convenient access, in addition to functionality tools, navigation features, and links that offer further educational support: www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks http://www.oxfordtextbooks.co.uk/ebooks DT Online tools for students include: multiple choice questions, site connections, essay questions, and data descriptions and data exercises. DT The following can be found among the online resources available to lecturers: adaptable PowerPoint slides, test bank questions, figures, and tables from the book.