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The Politics of the Developing Areas
The Politics of the Developing Areas
By Gabriel A. Almond and James S. Coleman
Princeton University Press, 1960, 591 pp.

This collaborative study in comparative politics includes sections on Southeast Asia by Lucian W. Pye, South Asia by Myron Weiner, Sub-Saharan Africa by James S. Coleman, the Near East by Dankwart A. Rustow and Latin America by George I. Blanksten. The volume is introduced by a theoretical section--"A Functional Approach to Comparative Politics," by Gabriel A. Almond.