Ideals and Ideologies : A Reader

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  • Edition: 7th
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  • Copyright: 2009-01-01
  • Publisher: Longman
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Presenting key selections from an array of original sources and a wide range of ideological visions,Ideals and Ideologiesputs students directly in touch with the thinkers and the ideas that have shaped our world. This new edition of Ball & Dagger's celebrated reader includes a generous sampling of key thinkers across the various traditions, presented within the intellectual and political context in which the thinkers thought and wrote. This reader is organized to work seamlessly with its companion textbook,Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal, providing rigorous, comprehensive coverage of political ideologies and modern political thought.

Table of Contents

Preface to the Seventh Editionp. ix
About the Editorsp. xi
Introductionp. xiii
The Concept of Ideologyp. 1
Terrell Carver-Ideology: The Career of a Conceptp. 3
The Democratic Idealp. 11
Euripides-Democracy and Despotismp. 14
Pericles-Funeral Orationp. 16
Aristotle-Democratic Judgment and the "Middling" Constitutionp. 21
Niccolo Machiavelli-What's Wrong with Princely Rule?p. 26
John Adams-What Is a Republic?p. 30
Bill of Rights of the United Statesp. 36
Alexis de Tocqueville-Democracy and Equalityp. 38
John Stuart Mill-Democratic Participation and Political Educationp. 46
Danielle Allen-Democracy and the Power of Educationp. 53
Liberalismp. 61
Thomas Hobbes-The State of Nature and the Basis of Obligationp. 64
John Locke-Toleration and Governmentp. 71
Thomas Paine-Government, Rights, and the Freedom of Generationsp. 87
Declaration of Independence of the United Statesp. 91
Declaration of the Rights of Man and of Citizensp. 94
Adam Smith-Private Profit, Public Goodp. 97
Immanuel Kant-Freedom and Enlightenmentp. 100
John Stuart Mill-Liberty and Individualityp. 103
William Graham Sumner-According to the Fitness of Thingsp. 110
T. H. Green-Liberalism and Positive Freedomp. 114
Donald Allen-Paternalism vs. Democracy: A Libertarian Viewp. 118
Murray Rothbard-Libertarian Anarchismp. 123
Philip Selznick-The Communitarian Persuasionp. 127
Conservatismp. 133
Edmund Burke-Society, Reverence, and the "True Natural Aristocracy"p. 135
Joseph de Maistre-Conservatism as Reactionp. 142
William Wordsworth-The Poet as Conservativep. 146
Jose Ortega y Gasset-Revolt of the Massesp. 149
Michael Oakeshott-On Being Conservativep. 153
Robert H. Bork-Modern Liberalism and Cultural Declinep. 162
Irving Kristol-The Neoconservative Persuasionp. 170
James Dobson-Standing Strong in a Confused Culturep. 174
W. James Antle, III-The Conservative Crack-Upp. 183
Socialism and Communism: More to Marxp. 189
Thomas More-Utopiap. 191
Robert Owen-Address to the Inhabitants of New Lanarkp. 198
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels-The Communist Manifestop. 202
Karl Marx-On the Materialist Conception of Historyp. 215
Socialism and Communism After Marxp. 217
Eduard Bernstein-Evolutionary Socialismp. 220
V. I. Lenin-Revisionism, Imperialism, and Revolutionp. 226
Leon Trotsky-The Permanent Revolutionp. 239
Mao Zedong-On the People's Democratic Dictatorshipp. 244
Mikhail Bakunin-Anarcho-Communism vs. Marxismp. 254
Emma Goldman-Anarchism: What It Really Stands Forp. 257
Edward Bellamy-Looking Backwardp. 266
Michael D. Yates-Can the Working Class Change the World?p. 276
Fascismp. 285
Joseph-Arthur de Gobineau-Civilization and Racep. 287
Benito Mussolini-The Doctrine of Fascismp. 294
Alfredo Rocco-The Political Theory of Fascismp. 302
Adolf Hitler-Nation and Racep. 308
Liberation Ideologies and the Politics of Identityp. 325
Martin Luther King Jr.-Letter from Birmingham Jailp. 328
Steve Biko-Black Consciousness and the Quest for a True Humanityp. 339
Mary Wollstonecraft-A Vindication of the Rights of Womanp. 345
Olympe de Gouges-Declaration of the Rights of Woman and the Female Citizenp. 350
Sarah Grimke-Letters on the Equality of the Sexesp. 353
Seneca Falls Declaration of Sentiments and Resolutionsp. 361
Marilyn Frye-Oppressionp. 365
John Corvino-Homosexuality: The Nature and Harm Argumentsp. 374
Taiaiake Alfred-Indigenist Pathways of Action and Freedomp. 383
Gustavo Gutierrez-Liberation Theologyp. 395
Peter Singer-All Animals Are Equalp. 401
Green Politics: Ecology as Ideologyp. 413
Aldo Leopold-The Land Ethicp. 416
Wendell Berry-Getting Along with Naturep. 427
Dave Foreman-Putting the Earth Firstp. 435
Vandana Shiva-Women in Naturep. 441
Evangelical Climate Initiative-Climate Change: An Evangelical Call to Actionp. 447
Radical Islamismp. 453
Sayyid Qutb-Milestonesp. 456
Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini-The Necessity for Islamic Governmentp. 461
Osama bin Laden and Others-Jihad Against Jews and Crusadersp. 468
Globalization and the Future of Ideologyp. 471
John Micklethwait and Adrian Wooldridge-The Hidden Promise of Globalization: Liberty Renewedp. 474
Patrick J. Buchanan-Globalization as Economic Treasonp. 483
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