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The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Political Thought


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The Blackwell Encyclopedia of Political Thought (Blackwell Reference) by David Miller (Editor), Janet Coleman (Editor), William Connolly (Editor), Alan Ryan (Editor)

Review
"A particularly useful feature of the volume is the reading list which accompanies each entry ... a useful book." Sunday Times

"A reliable and scholarly work." The Good Book Guide

"Supersedes all previous reference works in the field of political thought." Australian Journal of Politics and History

"No political scientist (or theorist) who can afford it should be without it." Australian Journal of Political Science

Product Description
Encompassing the whole spectrum of the history and theory of politics from Socrates to Rawls, this is the most comprehensive and scholarly reference work available on the subject.

Synopsis
Encompassing the whole spectrum of the history and theory of politics from Socrates to Rawls, this is the most comprehensive and scholarly reference work available on its subject.The 350 entries, written by a team of 120 international specialists, are a balanced blend of full-length survey articles and shorter definitions. Key concepts in political thought are defined and analyzed, and ideologies are considered in relation both to historical context and to contemporary politics. All articles are cross-referenced and indexed.

From the Back Cover
Encompassing the whole spectrum of the history and theory of politics from Socrates to Rawls, this is the most comprehensive and scholarly reference work available on its subject.

The 350 entries, written by a team of 120 international specialists, are a balanced blend of full–length survey articles and shorter definitions. Key concepts in political thought are defined and analyzed, and ideologies are considered in relation both to historical context and to contemporary politics. All articles are cross–referenced and indexed.

About the Author
David Miller is the author of several works on political thought including Anarchism (1984) and The Nature of Political Theory (with Larry Siedentop) (1983).

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