Political Ideas and Concepts: An Introduction

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Palgrave Macmillan, May 15, 1994 - Political Science - 384 pages
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The book offers an accessible and very comprehensive survey of the major ideas and concepts encountered in politics. Each chapter discusses a cluster of related terms, exploring how they have been used by different thinkers and traditions, and examining the debates and controversies that have sprung up around them. Lucidly written and clearly structured, the book provides an ideal introduction to politics and political theory.

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About the author (1994)

Andrew Heywood is author of such best-selling textbooks as Politics, Political Ideologies and Global Politics, used by hundreds of thousands of students around the world. He was Vice Principal of Croydon College, having previously been Director of Studies at Orpington College and Head of Politics at Farnborough Sixth-Form College. Andrew has had many years experience as an A-Level Chief Examiner for Government and Politics, and Principal Examiner for Political Ideologies and Global Politics. His main research interests are political theory and global politics.

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