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Political Concepts

A Reader and Guide

by Iain MacKenzie

  • 200 Want to read
  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Edinburgh University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • General,
  • Political Science / General,
  • History & Theory - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages704
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7964107M
    ISBN 100748616780
    ISBN 109780748616787

    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 Cited by: 2. This book is an attempt to provide a road map that can orient the student to the main concepts, theories and issues in world politics today, necessitating explorations in ‘new theorizing’—making the study of global politics a much more exciting and absorbing project than ever before.

    2 WHAT IS POLITICAL ECONOMY? DEFINITIONS AND CHARACTERISTICS Beforetakingupthepoliticaleconomyofcommunication,weneedtoexaminethe generalfieldofpoliticaleconomy File Size: KB. Mind and Political Concepts provides a descriptive account of the Conceptual Method as applied to Political Philosophy. The starting point of this six-chapter book is the analysis of the notions of psychological coercion and of social coercion and on the basis of this analysis to evolve a notion of political obligation.

      Corruption is once again high on the international policy agenda as a result of globalization, the spread of democracy, and major scandals and reform initiatives. But the concept itself has been a focus for social scientists for many years, and new findings and data take on richer meanings when viewed in the context of long-term developments and enduring 5/5(1).   Political concepts are required to adopt a position on such issues as wether or not development aid is too low, income tax too high, or how to cope with poverty and the distribution of wealth. To address these kinds of issues involves developing views on what individuals are entitled to, what they owe to others, /5(2).


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This laudable book consists of seventeen chapters on "political concepts" such as liberty, rights, and social justice, as well as legitimacy and welfare, and includes at least five chapters related to present-day controversies such as multiculturalism and green political theory.4/4(1).

About the Author. Iain Mackenzie is Lecturer in Politics, School of Politics and International Relations, University of Kent. at the University of Kent.5/5(1). 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. Political Concepts. 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. This book presents an analysis of the political concepts. It focuses on enduring disputes about the nature of freedom, power, equality, justice, democracy, and authority.

The book is useful for both first year and advanced students who seek to learn more about political Cited by:   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 Political Concepts book this book/5. Bringing together classic and contemporary political concepts and ideologies into one book, this new text introduces the major approaches to political issues that have shaped the modern world, and the ideas that form the currency of political by: This book is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution License.

Towards a Systematic Conceptualization of Politics. Political science is the systematic study of governments, of the methods by which governments seek to control people, and of the techniques through which people try to influence government.

Carl Schmitt, like Martin Heidegger, has the scary Nazi stain permanently covering his philosophical legacy. Despite his "tainted" reputation, "The Concept of the Political" is still regarded by those on the "right" and "left", as one of the best overviews on how politics work (or more like how they don't work).4/5.

The inclusion of blood in a lexicon of political concepts would seem to require the removal of two quite formidable obstacles. First, blood is not a concept. And second, blood is not political. I shall return to the first obstacle, but I should begin by deferring to understandable reservations with regards to the removal of the second.

For who. 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 by: The Concept of the Political (German: Der Begriff des Politischen) is a book by the German philosopher and jurist Carl Schmitt, in which the author examines the fundamental nature of the "political" and its place in the modern world.

For Schmitt, the political is reducible to the existential distinction between friend and : Carl Schmitt. 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.

'Politics, Gender and Concepts brings together two burgeoning fields - qualitative methods and gender politics research - in an indispensable volume that will be cited for years to come. Its comprehensive scope, accessibility and theoretical importance make it an essential handbook for graduate training.'.Author: Gary Goertz.

This major textbook offers both an introduction to and key readings in twenty core political concepts. It blends original essays that survey debates and contact with up-to-date primary literature to provide students with an ideal collection for use on a wide range of courses in political studies.

Basic Political Concepts book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.4/5(2). 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.

Political Concepts and Political Theories introduces political theory by focusing on enduring disputes about the nature of freedom, power, equality, justice, democracy, and : Jakob Norberg.

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. 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/5(10). Political Concepts and Political Theories introduces political theory by focusing on enduring disputes about the nature of freedom, power, equality, justice, democracy, and.

Basic Concepts in Politics. POLITICS. 1. Definition: politics is the way in which we understand and order our social affairs, and acquire greater control over the situation.

It is also the strategy for maintaining cooperation among people with different needs and ideals in life, or for resolving the conflict within the group, whether this is a family, a tribe, a village or a nation .Keywords: Dwight, Eisenhower, presidents, america, U.S.A, politics. Add to Favorites.

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