Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal

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Pearson Longman, 2004 - Political Science - 292 pages
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Extensively revised and updated the Fifth Edition of this best-seller provides a clear, concise, and comprehensive introduction to the ideas and ideals that shake and shape our political world. Written with the firm belief that ideology is the driving force of nation-states, history, and politics, this innovative text covers the range of contemporary political ideologies, from the standard categories of liberalism, conservatism, and socialism to newly emerging ideological alternatives. - Companion volume of readings from primary sources, Ideals and Ideologies: A Reader, has been revised to reflect the changes in the main text. - In response to September 11th authors have added an extended discussion of Muslim thought (including an analysis of radical Islam) and expanded coverage of globalization. - Expanded discussions of feminism in Chapter 8, Liberation Ideologies and the Politics of Identity. - Expanded coverage of environmentalism in Chapter 9, Green Politics: Ecology as Ideology. - A chapter-ending Reader box lists the correled readings from Ideals and Ideologies, 5e. - Offers the most coverage of contemporary, alternative ideologies - Including gay rights, animal libera

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N Ideology and Democracy
3
The Democratic Ideal
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Liberalism
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Copyright

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