Télécharger le livre :  Anarchism

Is it possible to abolish coercion and hierarchy and build a stateless, egalitarian social order based on non-domination? There is one political tradition that answers these questions with a resounding yes: anarchism.   In this book, Carissa Honeywell offers an...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2021-01-28
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
Format(s) : ePub
17,93
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Télécharger le livre :  Property

Few political ideas are as divisive and controversial for some – and yet taken for granted by others – as the ownership of private property. For its defenders, private ownership is a fundamental right that protects individual freedom and ensures wider economic benefits...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2020-11-18
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Totalitarianism

Less than a century old, the concept of totalitarianism is one of the most controversial in political theory, with some proposing to abandon it altogether. In this accessible, wide-ranging introduction, David Roberts addresses the grounds for skepticism and shows that...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2020-04-20
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
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Télécharger le livre :  Utopia

Human beings universally dream of a better world. For centuries they have expressed their yearning for ways of life that are free from oppression, want and fear, through philosophy, art, film and literature. In this concise and engaging book, Mark Jendrysik examines the...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2020-04-09
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
Format(s) : ePub
17,93
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Télécharger le livre :  Populism

Populism is the key political phenomenon of the 21st century. From Trump to Brexit, from Chávez to Podemos, the term has been used to describe leaders, parties and movements across the globe who disrupt the status quo and speak in the name of ‘the people’ against ‘the...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2020-03-20
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
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Télécharger le livre :  Socialism

Socialism has made a dramatic comeback in the 21st century. In the wake of financial crisis, mounting inequality and social decay, it seems more relevant than ever. Nobody who seeks to understand contemporary politics can ignore it.   In this book, leading scholar...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2019-11-08
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Citizenship

Although we live in a period of unprecedented globalization and mass migration, many contemporary western liberal democracies are asserting their sovereignty over who gets to become members of their polities with renewed ferocity. Citizenship matters more than ever. In...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2019-07-09
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
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Télécharger le livre :  Libertarianism

The essence of libertarianism is the view that coercive political institutions, such as the state, are justified only insofar as they function to protect each person’s liberty to pursue their own goals and well-being in their own way. Libertarians accordingly argue that...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2018-10-08
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
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Télécharger le livre :  Authority

From citizens paying taxes to employees following their bosses' orders and kids obeying their parents, we take it for granted that a whole range of authorities have the power to impose duties on others. However, although authority is often accepted in practice, it looks...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2018-08-08
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
Format(s) : ePub
17,77
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Télécharger le livre :  Patriotism

From flag-waving to the singing of national anthems, the practices and symbols ofpatriotism are inescapable, and modern politics is increasingly full of appeals topatriotic fervour. But if no-one chooses where they were born, and our ethicalobligations transcend...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2018-07-10
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
Format(s) : ePub
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Télécharger le livre :  Fascism

The word ‘fascism’ sometimes appears to have become a catch-all term of abuse, applicable to anyone on the political right, from Hitler to Donald Trump and from Putin to Thatcher. While some argue that it lacks any distinctive conceptual meaning at all, others have...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2018-06-11
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
Format(s) : ePub
18,59
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Télécharger le livre :  Political Judgment

Politics is the process by which communities collectively decide to pursue certain courses of action. It is, as such, always a matter of judgment. Courses of action are chosen at least in part because they are somehow adjudged better than the alternatives, and this has...
Editeur : Polity
Parution : 2018-06-04
Collection : Key Concepts in Political Theory
Format(s) : ePub
17,87
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