A Guide for Students, Activists, and Everyone Else
By (author) Andrew Levine
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Political Keywords by Andrew Levine
Book DescriptionWritten by renowned political philosopher Andrew Levine, Political Keywords guides readers through today's most commonly used- and misused- political terminology. * A much-needed dictionary of contemporary political vernacular from "alienation" to "Zionism" * Defines the most important political keywords, i.e. the often-confusing (and sometimes intentionally misleading) terms that are used to describe our politics * Refamiliarizes the reader with today's most commonly used and misused terms, thus clarifying the current political landscape * Assumes no prior academic background in politics * Includes extensive cross-referencing, suggested further readings, and a comprehensive glossary * Provides the ideal guide to navigating a landscape of dangerously vague terms
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Book DetailsISBN: 9781405150651
(228mm x 154mm x 17mm)
Imprint: Wiley-Blackwell (an imprint of John Wiley & Sons Ltd)
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 20-Feb-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Political Keywords, Hardback (February 2007)
Recent history has seen profound change in the world's political landscape. With these changes, many formerly secure understandings of political terms have become lost, and the meanings of the words we use to describe our politics have become muddied.
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Author Biography - Andrew Levine
Andrew Levine is Senior Scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies (Washington DC), and Research Professor in Philosophy at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is author of many books, most recently Rethinking Liberal Equality: From A "Utopian" Point of View (1998), Engaging Political Philosophy: Hobbes to Rawls (Blackwell, 2001), A Future for Marxism? (2003), and The American Ideology (2004).
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