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Political concepts.

Tony Quartermaine

Political concepts.

by Tony Quartermaine

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Published by Longman .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science.

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesLongman vocational preparation series
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsJA71
    The Physical Object
    Pagination32p.
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15074809M
    ISBN 10058238916X
    OCLC/WorldCa20691363

    Basic Political Concepts by Paul deLespinasse. Publisher: Global Text Project Number of pages: Description: The goal of this text is to provide a small set of carefully defined words that can be used to describe and analyze a wide range of political phenomena and issues. 1. The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli 2. The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx 3. Leviathan by Thomas Hobbes 4. The Republic by Plato 5. The Social Contract by Jean-Jacques Rousseau 6. On Liberty by John Stuart Mill 7. The Federalist Papers by Alexa.

    Political concepts are central to the enterprise of political concepts we use shape the world we see. Without solid conceptual foundations, the edifice of political science is insecure. If we fail to develop clear and precise concepts, our theoretical insights and empirical discoveries will fail to be clear and precise, too.   The s terrorist attacks by the PLO, the Provisional Irish Republican Army, the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, the Japanese Red Army, the Unabomber, Aum Shinrikyo, Timothy McVeigh, the World Trade Center attacks, the assault on a school in Russia, and suicide bombers have all made the term terrorism an all-too-common part of.

    Political Concepts. K likes. Political Concepts: A Critical Lexicon is a multidisciplinary, web-based journal that seeks to be a forum for engaged scholarship. Political Concepts seeks to revive our common political vocabulary—both everyday and academic—and to do so critically. Its entries take the form of essays in which each contributor presents her or his own original reflection on a concept posed in the traditional Socratic question format “What is X?” and asks what sort of work a.


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All essays are well-researched, accessible to a wide readership /5(3). Political Concepts and Political Theories introduces political theory by focusing on enduring disputes about the nature of freedom, power, equality, justice, democracy, and authority.

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The goal of Basic Political Concepts is to provide exactly what the title suggests: a small set of carefully defined and interrelated words that can be used to describe and analyze a wide range of political phenomena and issues. Chapter 1 focuses on concepts useful in analyzing individual decisions and actions, which surely are the basic "stuff".

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Tackles the principle concepts employed to justify any policy or institution and examines the main domestic purposes and functions of the state.

There are three fundamental political issues: 'politics', 'power' and 'justice', which feature in almost all political discussions and conflicts. The book assesses the degree to which the state and state sovereignty are disappearing in the modern world of 'globalised' politics, economics and culture and new international institutions.

Combines introductions with key readings in 20 core political concepts, from Civil Society to Toleration This major textbook offers both an introduction to and key readings in twenty core political concepts.

It blends original essays that survey debates a. People of different political persuasions interpret these key concepts of politics in different ways.

This book introduces students to some of the main interpretations, pointing out their strengths and weaknesses, including a broad range of the main concepts employed in contemporary debates on political Reviews: 2.

But political concepts are notoriously slippery and subject to controversy. Indeed, political debate is often a debate about the correct use of political terms. This book provides an accessible and comprehensive guide to the major concepts encountered in political analysis.

Each is defined clearly and fully, and its significance for political. The concept of agency is a fundamental one in political theory because agency is crucial to the coordinated activity that is a constitutive component of political life. Agency is especially central in theories of democratic politics because it is a precondition for collective self-rule, political contestation, and the pursuit of justice.

Yet, the diversity of political science concepts can be used as a powerful resource for learning, through intellectual techniques for stirring personal creativity. This MOOC teaches conceptual thinking and elementary theory-building through Hyperpolitics, an interactive dictionary for understanding and working with the most central concepts in.

This book provides a clear and accessible guide to the major ideas and concepts encountered in political analysis: the building-blocks of political understanding. Political science students should definitely read you are interested in civil services or any service you can get into this book/5.

Political Concepts 1. Some Basic Concepts in Politics 2. Overview: Key Political Concepts Power Government Democracy Ideology Conservatism Liberalism Socialism 3.

What is power. Power is a term of influence. Political Concepts: A Critical Lexicon Now Available from Fordham University Press. Deciding what is and what is not political is a fraught, perhaps intractably opaque matter. Just who decides the question; on what grounds; to what ends—these seem like properly political questions themselves.

Offers a sophisticated analysis of central political concepts in the light of recent debates in political theory. Introduces students to some of the main interpretations of key political conceps highlighting their strengths and weaknesses.

Tackles the principle concepts employed to justify any policy or institution and examines the main domestic purposes and functions of the state. Examines. Pages in category "Political concepts" The following 46 pages are in this category, out of 46 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

In this, his most influential work, legal theorist and political philosopher Carl Schmitt argues that liberalism's basis in individual rights cannot provide a reasonable justification for sacrificing oneself for the state.

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The text draws on academic and applied contributions to political discourse in an effort to show students that political science is a field of inquiry with many practical uses.

This book provides a roadmap that can orient the reader towards the main concepts, theories and issues in world politics today necessitating explorations in ‘new theorizing’, thus making the study of global politics a much more exciting and absorbing project than ever before.

Book Description: Offers a sophisticated analysis of central political concepts in the light of recent debates in political theory.

Introduces students to some of the main interpretations of key political conceps highlighting their strengths and weaknesses. Tackles the principle concepts employed to justify any policy or institution and.

2 WHAT IS POLITICAL ECONOMY? DEFINITIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS Beforetakingupthepoliticaleconomyofcommunication,weneedtoexaminethe generalfieldofpoliticaleconomy.Politics spans the Bekker sections a to b. Book I. In the first book, Aristotle discusses the city or "political community" (koinōnia politikē) as opposed to other types of communities and partnerships such as the household (oikos) and village.

The highest form of community is the polis. Political Concepts and Political Theories introduces political theory by focusing on enduring disputes about the nature of freedom, power, equality, justice, democracy, and authority. The first part of the book examines the nature of these disputes.

It clarifies what we are disagreeing about when we offer different interpretations of political concepts, and why our disagre/5(10).