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Issues In Political Theory

Author : Catriona McKinnon
ISBN : 9780199680436
Genre : Philosophy
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Featuring contributions by leading researchers, Issues in Political Theory, Third Edition, provides a stimulating introduction to many of the key concepts, thinkers, and texts in political theory. Extended, cutting-edge case studies at the end of each chapter show students how to examine a key political issue in light of the concepts explored in that chapter. In addition, numerous pedagogical features help students check and develop their understanding and approach learning materials beyond the text. A Companion Website offers additional case studies, annotated web links, and a flashcard glossary for students and class activities, weekly assignments, and essay questions for instructors.

Issues In Political Theory

Author : Catriona McKinnon
ISBN : 9780199572823
Genre : Philosophy
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Issues in Political Theory provides a cutting-edge introduction to the key concepts in the field. From democracy to multiculturalism, leading thinkers examine traditional and contemporary issues, as well as their relevance to politics in practice. It is essential reading for students of political theory at any level.

Issues In Political Theory

Author : Catriona McKinnon
ISBN : 0191850934
Genre : Political science
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'Issues in Political Theory' provides an introduction to some of the key concepts, thinkers, and texts in political theory. Clearly written chapters have been brought up to date with contemporary issues and literature, and the third edition introduces a new chapter on crime and punishment, and one on power that examines racialized inequality in the United States, as well as a rewritten chapter on war and intervention.

Contemporary Issues In Political Theory

Author : Robert Booth Fowler
ISBN : 0275901025
Genre : Political Science
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This in-depth introduction to theoretical topics, such as liberty and democracy, covers basic terminology and summarizes the perspectives of the major political thinkers and philosophers throughout Western history. Examples drawn from current political events illustrate the material.

Applying Political Theory

Author : Katherine Smits
ISBN : 9781137426840
Genre : Political Science
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How can political theory help us understand and solve the political questions of our time? This introduction to political theory illuminates its relevance and applicability and clarifies what is at stake in a range of contemporary debates. The new edition has been revised throughout and has a new chapter on civil disobedience and whistle-blowing.

Fascism And Political Theory

Author : Daniel Woodley
ISBN : 9781135248802
Genre : History
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Fascism and Political Theory offers both students and researchers a thematic analysis of fascism, focusing on the structural and ideological links between fascism, capitalism and modernity. Intended as a critical discussion of the origins and development of fascist ideology, each chapter deals with a core substantive issue in political theory relevant to the study of fascism and totalitarianism, beginning with an assessment of the current state of debate. The emphasis on formal ideology in contemporary Anglo-American historiography has increased our awareness of the complexity and eclectic nature of fascist ideologies which challenge liberalism and social democracy. Yet in too many recent works, a programmatic or essentialist reading of fascist ideology as a ‘secular religion’ is taken for granted, while researchers remain preoccupied with the search for an elusive ‘fascist minimum’. In this book Woodley emphasizes that many outstanding questions remain, including the structural and ideological links between fascism and capitalism, the social construction of fascist nationalism, and the origins of fascist violence in European colonialism. This volume consolidates the reader’s theoretical understanding and provides the interdisciplinary skills necessary to understand the concrete social, economic and political conditions which generate and sustain fascism. A timely critique of culturalist and revisionist approaches in fascism studies which provides a concise overview of theoretical debates between liberalism, Marxism and poststructuralism, this text will be of great interest to students of politics, modern history and sociology.

The Political Theory Reader

Author : Paul Schumaker
ISBN : 9781405189972
Genre : Philosophy
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Utilizing 100 key readings, The Political Theory Reader explores the rich tradition of ideas that shape the way we live and the great issues in political theory today. Allows students to see how competing ideological viewpoints think about the same political issues Provides readers with direct access to authors covered in the From Ideologies to Public Philosophies text Facilitates discussions by having readings arranged thematically throughout text Extracts of works specifically chosen to focus on topics central to issues covered in chapters.

Issues In Political Theory 4e

Author : Catriona McKinnon
ISBN : 0198784066
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With a focus on real-world issues and an extensive range of thought-provoking case studies, Issues in Political Theory provides the clearest, most engaging introduction to political theory and how it is applied to address the most important issues confronting the world today.

Political Obligation

Author : John Horton
ISBN : 9781137020529
Genre : Political Science
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How should we understand the relationship between citizens and governments, and what are the obligations of citizens? In this substantially revised new edition of an influential text, John Horton challenges dominant theories by offering an 'associative' account focusing particularly on what it is to be a member of a political community.

The Oxford Handbook Of Political Theory

Author : John S. Dryzek
ISBN : 9780199548439
Genre : Philosophy
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Oxford Handbooks of Political Science are the essential guide to the state of political science today. With engaging contributions from 51 major international scholars, the Oxford Handbook of Political Theory provides the key point of reference for anyone working in political theory and beyond.

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