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Introduction to political theory

Author: John Hoffman; Paul Graham
Publisher: Harlow : Pearson Longman, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Shows students why an understanding of theory is crucial to an understanding of political issues. This text introduces the major ideologies that have shaped the modern world and relates political  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John Hoffman; Paul Graham
ISBN: 058247373X 9780582473737
OCLC Number: 67291046
Description: xxxvii, 560 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction Part 1 - Classical Ideas Chapter 1 The State Chapter 2 Liberty Chapter 3 Equality Chapter 4 Justice Chapter 5 Democracy Chapter 6 Citizenship Part 2 - Classical Ideologies Chapter 7 Liberalism Chapter 8 Conservatism Chapter 9 Socialism Chapter 10 Anarchism Chapter 11 Nationalism Chapter 12 Fascism Part 3 - Contemporary Ideologies Chapter 13 Feminism Chapter 14 Multiculturalism Chapter 15 Ecologism Chapter 16 Fundamentalism Part 4 - Contemporary Ideas Chapter 17 Difference Chapter 18 Human rights Chapter 19 Civil disobedience Chapter 20 Terrorism Chapter 21 Victimhood Conclusion: Academic political theory and politics Glossary Index
Responsibility: John Hoffman, Paul Graham.

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A lucid and highly engaging introduction to political theory that is both comprehensive and accessible without being simplistic Laura Brace, LeicesterUniversity A must' for all students of Read more...

 
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