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Contemporary political theory : a reader

Author: Colin Patrick Farrelly
Publisher: London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE, 2004.
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A thematically-organized reader, this student text introduces key works on major contemporary political theories. It covers egalitarian-liberalism, libertarianism, communitarianism republicanism, deliberative democracy, feminism and multiculturalism.
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Contemporary political theory.
London ; Thousand Oaks, CA : SAGE, 2004
(DLC) 2003106177
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Colin Patrick Farrelly
ISBN: 9781848605411 1848605412 9781446215272 144621527X 0761949089 9780761949084 1847871240 9781847871244
OCLC Number: 290530058
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (xi, 305 pages)
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: PART ONE: EGALITARIAN-LIBERALISM --
Justice as fairness / John Rawls --
The maximin principle / John C. Harsanyi --
Primary goods reconsidered / Richard J. Arneson --
Equality of what? / Alex Callinicos --
A question for egalitarians / John Kekes --
PART TWO: LIBERTARIANISM --
The entitlement theory of justice / Robert Nozick --
How liberty upsets patterns / Eric Mack --
On rectification in Nozick's minimal state / Robert E. Litan --
Justice as mutual advantage / David Gauthier --
A critique of justice as reciprocity / Allen Buchanan --
PART THREE: COMMUNITARIANISM --
The procedural republic and the unencumbered self / Michael J. Sandel --
Liberal individualism and liberal neutrality / Will Kymlicka --
Complex equality / Michael Walzer --
PART FOUR: REPUBLICANISM --
Freedom as antipower / Philip Pettit --
The republican critique of liberalism / Alan Patten --
Cosmopolitan republicanism / James Bohman --
PART FIVE: FEMINISM --
The public/private dichotomy / Susan Moller Okin --
The ideal of community and the politics of difference / Iris Marion Young --
Recognition of redistribution? / Nancy Fraser --
PART SIX: DELIBERATIVE DEMOCRACY --
The deliberative model / Iris Marion Young --
Deliberative democracy beyond process / Amy Gutmann, Dennis Thompson --
Legitimacy and economy in deliberative democracy / John S. Dryzek --
PART SEVEN: MULTICULTURALISM --
The politics of recognition / Charles Taylor --
Equality of difference / Bhikhu Parekh --
Liberalism and multiculturalism / Chandran Kukathas.
Responsibility: edited by Colin Farrelly.
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