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Key Concepts in Politics and International Relations.

Author: Andrew Heywood
Publisher: Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2015.
Series: Palgrave key concepts.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Concepts have a particular importance for students of politics and international relations.

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Heywood, Andrew.
Key Concepts in Politics and International Relations.
Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2015
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Heywood
ISBN: 9781137494771 1137494778
OCLC Number: 966464420
Notes: Sovereignty.
Description: 1 online resource (275 pages).
Contents: Cover; Copyright; Contents; Uses and Abuses of Political Concepts; What is a concept?; Normative and descriptive concepts; Contested concepts; Words and things; Key Concepts: Their Meaning and Significance; Absolutism; Accountability; Anarchism; Anarchy; Animal rights; Anti-politics; Arms race; Authoritarianism; Authority; Autonomy; Balance of power; Behaviouralism; Bicameralism; Bill of rights; Bureaucracy; Cabinet; Capitalism; Centralization/decentralization; Checks and balances; Christian democracy; Citizenship; Civil disobedience; Civil liberty; Civil society; Coalition. Collective securityCollectivism; Collectivization; Committee; Communism; Communitarianism; Community; Conflict of civilizations; Confucianism; Consensus; Consent; Conservatism; Consociationalism; Constitution; Constitutionalism; Constructivism; Consumerism; Corporatism; Cosmopolitanism; Crimes against humanity; Critical theory; Cross-generational justice; Democracy; Democratic peace; Democratization; Deterrence; Development; Devolution; Dialectic; Dictatorship; Diplomacy; Discourse; Ecologism; Election; Elitism; Empiricism; Equality; Executive; Failed state; Fascism; Federalism; Feminism. Free tradeFreedom; Functionalism; Game theory; Gender; Geopolitics; Global civil society; Global governance; Global justice; Globalization; Governance; Government; Great power; Hard/soft power; Hegemony; Historical materialism; Human development; Human nature; Human rights; Humanitarian intervention; Idealism; Identity politics; Ideology; Imperialism; Individualism; Institutionalism; Interdependence; Intergovernmentalism; International aid; International law; International organization; International relations; International society; Internationalism; Islamism; Jihad; Judiciary; Just war. JusticeLaissez faire; Law; Leadership; Left/Right; Legitimacy; Liberal democracy; Liberalism; Libertarianism; Local government; Mandate; Market; Marxism; Mass media; Meritocracy; Militarism; Minority rights; Monarchy; Multiculturalism; Multilateralism; Multi-level governance; Nation; Nation-state; Nationalism; Nazism; Neoliberalism; Neutrality; Non-governmental organization; Obligation; Opposition; Order; Pacifism; Paradigm; Parliament; Parliamentary government; Patriarchy; Patriotism; Peace-building; Pluralism; Polarity; Policy; Political culture; Political economy; Political party. Political philosophyPolitical science; Political theory; Politics; Populism; Positivism; Postcolonialism; Postmodernism; Power; Pragmatism; President; Presidential government; Pressure group; Prime minister; Property; Proportional representation; Punishment; Race/ethnicity; Racialism/racism; Rational choice; Rationalism; Realism; Referendum; Reform; Regionalism; Religious fundamentalism; Representation; Republicanism; Responsibility; Revolution; Rights; Rule of law; Security; Security dilemma; Separation of powers; Social class; Social democracy; Social justice; Social movement; Socialism.
Series Title: Palgrave key concepts.

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'Now even more comprehensive and accessible, the second edition of Key Concepts is an extremely useful reference book for students of politics.' - Jonathon Moses, Norwegian University of Science and Read more...

 
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