Does democracy mean greater accountability and less corruption? Is press freedom a prerequisite for economic development? Should religious fundamentalists have a greater voice in government?
Comparative politics students will benefit from CQ Researcher's award-winning, non-partisan reporting that looks at today s most important problems, ranging from democratization and regime change to policies on immigration, welfare, and religion. Each essay identifies key players, explores what s at stake, and shows how past and current developments impact the future. Reports include maps, charts, a chronology, and a yes/no feature box.