7.1 Required reading
1. Handbook: Caramani, Daniele (2014, 3rd edition). Comparative Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.
Not all chapters of this handbook are compulsory reading. More information can be found on blackboard and will be given during the introductory class.
2. All students also read one of the two following books:
Lijphart, Arend (2012) Patterns of Democracy: Government Forms and Performance in Thirty-Six Countries. New Haven: Yale University Press.
Wilkinson, Richard, and Kate Pickett (2010) The Spirit Level: Why Equality is Good for Us. London: Pinguin Books.
7.2 Optional reading
The following study material can be studied voluntarily :