In Defence of Politics
By (author) BERNARD CRICK
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In Defence of Politics by BERNARD CRICK
Book DescriptionIn this celebration of the political world, Bernard Crick asserts that politics, with its compromises and power struggles, remains the only tested alternative to government by coercion. For Crick, politics is messy and complex; his book defends it against those who would identify it with (and reduce it to) ideology, democracy, nationalism, or technology. This fourth edition has been updated to include an assessment of the revolutions in 1989 in Eastern Europe. It also examines current situations in Northern Ireland, Israel and Palestine, and South Africa.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780226120676
(221mm x 133mm x 16mm)
Imprint: University of Chicago Press
Publisher: The University of Chicago Press
Publish Date: 31-Dec-1962
Country of Publication: United States
Books By Author BERNARD CRICK
Essays on Political Education, Paperback (April 2014)
In the 1960s and 1970s there was a remarkable development of interest in political education not only in Britain but also in other countries, namely the USA, Germany and Australia. This volume provides scholars and teachers in this field with a picture of British work in the area of political education.
Essays, Paperback (June 2000)
Features that illuminate the life and work of one of the most individual writers of this century. Displaying an almost unrivalled mastery of English plain prose, this essays create a literary manner from the process of thinking aloud and continue to challenge, move and entertain.
Race, Paperback (November 1995)» View all books by BERNARD CRICK
And Race raises a difficult practical question: What price do we place on our political traditions, institutions, and civic arrangements? This ambitious volume reexamines old questions in new ways that will stimulate a wide readership.
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Author Biography - BERNARD CRICK
Bernard Crick is emeritus professor of politics at Birkbeck College, London, and honoraryfellow of Edinburgh University. Among his publications are George Orwell: A Life.
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