Political theory a beginner's guide

Bibliographic Details
Erscheint auch als: Woodcock, Pete, Political theory, Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity, 2019
Authors and Corporations: Woodcock, Peter Stewart (Author)
Title: Political theory a beginner's guide Pete Woodcock
Cambridge, UK; Medford, MA: Polity, [2020]
Physical Description:pages cm
ISSN/ISBN: 9781509531349
Summary:Introduction -- What is the nature of politics? -- Is humanity nasty or nice? -- Why should I obey the state? -- Is democracy the best form of government? -- When can my freedom be restricted? -- What would a just society look like? -- Why have women been ignored in the history of political thought -- When is revolution against government justified? -- Conclusion : ideologies.
"In this highly accessible new introductory textbook, Pete Woodcock examines the fundamental questions of political theory. He takes students step-by-step through the most important answers given by history's most famous thinkers to the most essential questions in politics, on topics ranging from liberty and justice to gender and revolution"--
Type of Resource:Book
Source:Verbunddaten SWB
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index
Language: English