Political Theory: An Introduction

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Macmillan International Higher Education, 2015 M02 20 - 440 pages
The fourth edition of this highly successful and accessible text has been substantially revised and updated and includes extra coverage throughout on non-western approaches and international political theory.
 

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Contents

1 What is Political Theory?
1
2 Human Nature the Individual and Society
13
3 Politics Government and the State
47
4 Sovereignty the Nation and Transnationalism
81
5 Power Authority and Legitimacy
109
6 Democracy Representation and the Public Interest
142
7 Law Order and Justice
174
8 Rights Obligation and Citizenship
206
9 Freedom Toleration and Identity
237
10 Equality Social Justice and Welfare
268
11 Property the Market and Planning
297
12 Security War and World Order
324
13 Tradition Progress and Utopia
351
Bibliography
378
Index
396
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Andrew Heywood is author of a range of best-selling student texts including Politics, Global Politics and Political Ideologies.

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