Political Ideologies : Their Origins and Impact

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  • Edition: 8th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 01/01/2003
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
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Organized chronologically, this book provides readers with a complete understanding of political ideologies and how these concepts relate to their own lives. Using straightforward, jargon-free prose and practical examples, explains the evolution of political thought over the past three centuries and describes political ideologies in the context of the social, economic and political circumstances in which they developed. Covers the major ideologies as well those at the unstable fringe of society (e.g., terrorism, anarchism, neo-Nazissm, militant civilian militias, and organized hate groups). Ideology. The Spectrum of Political Attitudes. Nationalism. The Evolution of Democratic Theory. Liberal Democracy, Capitalism, and Beyond. The Liberal Democratic Process. Anarchism. Socialist Theory. Applied Socialism. Fascism and National Socialism. Ideologies in the Developing World. Feminism and Ecologism/Environmentalism. For anyone interested in political science, political theory, comparative government, international relations.

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