Here s everything you need to review, simplify, and understand the most important concepts in AP Comparative Government and Politics. This must-have guide focuses on an in-depth study of the governments of six nations: Britain, Russia, China, Mexico, Iran, and Nigeria. Topics of study, test practice, and review information include: Introduction to Comparative PoliticsSovereignty, Authority, and PowerPolitical InstitutionsCitizens, Society, and the StatePolitical and Economic ChangePublic PolicyOne diagnostic testTwo practice testsAll questions thoroughly answered and explainedThe first six chapters address general concepts with illustrations about specific countries. The final six chapters address each of the six countries individually and are organized by the six topics of study as headings within each chapter, making it easier for test takers to find the information they need to prepare and succeed on this Advanced Placement test.' Table of Contents: Barron s Essential 5Introduction Diagnostic Test Answer KeyAnswers Explained Score Analysis 1 The Comparative Method 2 States 3 Nations and Society 4 The Political Economy 5 Democratic Regimes 6 Authoritarian Regimes 7 The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland 8 The Russian Federation 9 The People s Republic of China 10 The United Mexican States 11 The Islamic Republic of Iran 12 The Federal Republic of Nigeria Practice Test 1 Answer Key Answers Explained Score Analysis Practice Test 2 Answer Key Answers Explained Score Analysis Index '