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An Introduction to Political Thought

Key Concepts and Thinkers

by Peri Roberts

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by NYU Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Reference,
  • Political Science,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Politics/International Relations,
  • History & Theory - General,
  • Political Process - Leadership

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages307
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8045833M
    ISBN 100814775705
    ISBN 109780814775707

    In sixteen concise chapters on key topics, this book provides a rich, authoritative, and up-to-date introduction to Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today, presenting essential background and context for understanding contemporary politics in the Islamic world and beyond. An introduction to African politics, this course will provide for its participants a general survey of the main issues regarding politics in the continent. Areas covered range from political system types, political economies, and political cultures of diverse African countries and regions.

    This course is intended as an introduction to political philosophy as seen through an examination of some of the major texts and thinkers of the Western political tradition. Three broad themes that are central to understanding political life are focused upon: the polis experience (Plato, Aristotle), the sovereign state (Machiavelli, Hobbes. A very nice introduction to political philosophy. The book chapters are focused more in broad topics of relevance to political philosophy than in a historical survey of ideas. The interesting part is that, while examining these topics, the author also provides an account of some of the important philosophers whose ideas have represented major contributions to political philosophy/5.

    A concise and authoritative introduction to Islamic political ideas In sixteen concise chapters on key topics, this book provides a rich, authoritative, and up-to-date introduction to Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today, presenting essential background and context for understanding contemporary politics in the Islamic world and beyond/5. Political thought is concerned with taking care of the affairs of the Ummah. The highest level of political thought is that which is related to man and the world from a particular point of view. The Islamic Aqeedah is a political idea, so it is a political thought; indeed it is the foundation of the political thought for Muslims. It is an ideology,File Size: KB.


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Introduction to Political Thought. This textbook, now in itsa second edition, is designed to equip students with a basic 'conceptual toolkit' for the study of political thought: (i) a basic political vocabulary, (ii) a conceptual vocabulary and (iii) an historical vocabulary.

The editors write in a way that is clear, intelligent and engaging without being at all condescending.'Politics Studies Review New for this edition* Brand new chapter on international political thought, reflecting one of the most striking developments in contemporary political theoryThis textbook gives you all the vocabulary you need.

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A concise and authoritative introduction to Islamic political ideas In sixteen concise chapters on key topics, this book provides a rich, authoritative, and up-to-date introduction to Islamic political thought from the birth of Islam to today, presenting essential background and context for understanding contemporary politics in the Islamic world and beyond.5/5(1).

A Conceptual Toolkit. Author: Peri Roberts,Peter Sutch; Publisher: Edinburgh University Press ISBN: Category: Political science Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This textbook is designed to equip students with a basic 'conceptual toolkit' for the study of political thought: (i) a basic political vocabulary, (ii) a conceptual vocabulary and (iii) an historical vocabulary.

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