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Political Ideologies : Their Origins and Impact,9780131522930
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Political Ideologies : Their Origins and Impact

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Edition:
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9780131522930

ISBN10:
0131522930
Media:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
1/1/2006
Publisher(s):
Prentice Hall
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Summary

Organized chronologically, this book 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. It provides readers with a complete understanding of political ideologies andhow these concepts relate to their own lives.New problems that demand solutions have arisen, and we need a firm understanding of our values and the political system under which we live.Covers ideologies, political attitudes, nationalism, democratic theory, capitalism, the democratic process, anarchism, socialist theory, applied socialism, facism, feminism, ecologism, and environmentalism.An excellent reference work for anyone involved in international relations or politics and policy.

Table of Contents

Preface xi
A Note to the Student xii
Acknowledgments xiii
Ideology
1(11)
Preview
1(1)
The Development of Ideology
1(5)
The Source of Ideology
2(4)
Ideology Defined
6(4)
The Origin of the Term
6(1)
Contemporary Definitions
7(3)
Questions for Discussion
10(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
10(2)
The Spectrum of Political Attitudes
12(30)
Preview
12(1)
Understanding the Spectrum
13(1)
Change, or Policy Options
14(14)
Radical
17(2)
Liberal
19(2)
Moderate
21(1)
Conservative
22(5)
Reactionary
27(1)
Values, or Philosophy
28(5)
Motivation
33(1)
Specific Policies
34(6)
Foreign Policy
34(2)
Domestic Policy
36(4)
Questions for Discussion
40(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
40(2)
Nationalism
42(19)
Preview
42(1)
The Importance of Nationalism
43(9)
Nation and State
43(4)
Theories of the Origin of the State
47(5)
The History of Nationalism
52(3)
The Theory of Nationalism
55(5)
Questions for Discussion
60(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
60(1)
The Evolution of Democratic Theory
61(19)
Preview
61(1)
The Meaning of Democracy
62(1)
The Early History of Democracy
63(1)
The Social Contract
64(1)
Later Social Contract Philosophers
65(13)
Thomas Hobbes
66(1)
John Locke
67(7)
Jean Jacques Rousseau
74(4)
Questions for Discussion
78(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
78(2)
Liberal Democracy, Capitalism, and Beyond
80(27)
Preview
80(1)
Capitalism
81(6)
Adam Smith
81(6)
Neoclassical Liberal Democratic Theory
87(12)
Edmund Burke
88(3)
James Madison
91(5)
Jefferson's Alternative
96(3)
The Emergence of Social Democratic Liberalism
99(6)
Utilitarianism and Positivist Law
99(2)
Democratic Socialism
101(4)
Questions for Discussion
105(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
106(1)
The Liberal Democratic Process
107(24)
Preview
107(1)
Processes of Democracy
108(7)
Democracy and the Legislative Process
108(5)
Elite Theorism
113(2)
Systems of Government
115(7)
The American System
115(3)
The British System
118(4)
Elections
122(5)
Electoral Districts
122(3)
Political Party Structures
125(2)
Representation
127(1)
Theories of Representation
128(1)
Some Criticisms of Democracy
128(1)
Questions for Discussion
129(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
130(1)
Anarchism
131(17)
Preview
131(1)
Development of Anarchism
131(1)
Definition of Anarchism
132(3)
Particular Theories of Anarchism
135(12)
The Pacifists
136(4)
The Revolutionaries
140(4)
Individualist Anarchists
144(1)
Militant Civilian Militias
145(2)
Questions for Discussion
147(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
147(1)
Socialist Theory
148(29)
Preview
148(1)
The Development of Socialism
149(2)
Communism and Socialism
150(1)
The Meaning of Socialism
151(5)
Ownership of Production
151(2)
The Welfare State
153(2)
The Socialist Intent
155(1)
The History of Socialism
156(5)
From the French Revolution to Marx
156(5)
Marxism
161(1)
The Basic Principles of Marxism
162(13)
Marxist Sociological Theory
163(3)
Marxist Historical Theory
166(3)
Marxist Economic Theory
169(3)
Marxist Theory of Revolution
172(2)
The Marxist Political System
174(1)
Internationalism
175(1)
Questions for Discussion
176(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
176(1)
Applied Socialism
177(34)
Preview
177(1)
Socialism after Marx
178(7)
Orthodox Marxism
178(1)
Revisionism
178(2)
Marxism-Leninism
180(5)
The Soviet Union and Russia
185(4)
Lenin's and Stalin's Policies
185(2)
Soviet Atrophy
187(2)
China
189(11)
The Belligerent Stage of the Revolution
190(2)
The Political Stage of the Revolution
192(4)
The Principles of Maoism
196(4)
Cuba
200(7)
The Cuban Revolution
200(5)
Fidelismo
205(2)
The Re-emergence of Socialism
207(2)
Questions for Discussion
209(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
209(2)
Fascism and National Socialism
211(33)
Preview
211(1)
The Failure of Democracy and Capitalism
212(6)
The Development of Fascism and National Socialism
212(1)
Mussolini
213(3)
Hitler
216(2)
Fascist and Nazi Ideologies
218(15)
Irrationalism
219(4)
Racism
223(3)
Totalitarianism
226(2)
Elitism
228(2)
The Corporate State
230(1)
Imperialism
230(2)
Militarism
232(1)
Contemporary Fascist and Neo-Nazi Movements
233(9)
Right-Wing Extremism in the United States
234(8)
Questions for Discussion
242(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
243(1)
Ideologies in the Developing World
244(22)
Preview
244(1)
Developing World Defined
245(1)
Politics of the Developing World
246(6)
Economics of the Developing World
252(7)
Developing World Democracies and Dictatorships
259(5)
Terrorism
261(2)
Guided Democracies
263(1)
Questions for Discussion
264(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
264(2)
Feminism And Ecologism/Environmentalism
266(20)
Preview
266(1)
Feminism
267(10)
Sexism Is Endemic
268(3)
The History of Feminism
271(3)
Feminist Thought
274(3)
Ecologism/Environmentalism
277(7)
The Ecologists
281(3)
Questions for Discussion
284(1)
Suggestions for Further Reading
284(2)
Glossary 286(13)
Index 299


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