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Title Political concepts [electronic resource]] / edited by Richard Bellamy and Andrew Mason
Published Manchester, UK : Manchester University Press, 2018
©2003
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 245 pages) : PDF file(s)
Series Manchester Studies in Imperialism
Manchester Studies in Imperialism Online (Manchester, England)
Contents Introduction (Richard Bellamy and Andrew Mason) -- 1. Liberty (Ian Carter) -- 2. Rights: Their basis and limits (Catriona McKinnon) -- 3. Social Justice: the Place of Equal Opportunity (Andrew Mason) -- 4. Political obligation (Rex Martin) -- 5. Nationalism and the State (Ciarán O’Kelly) -- 6. Crime and punishment (Emilio Santoro) -- 7. Welfare and social exclusion (Bill Jordan) -- 8. Legitimacy (Alan Cromartie) -- 9. Democracy (David Owen) -- 10. The rule of law (Richard Bellamy) -- 11. Public and private (Judith Squires) -- 12. Community: Individuals acting together (Keith Graham) -- 13. Multiculturalism (Jonathan Seglow) -- 14. Gender (Terrell Carver)15. Green political theory (Andrew Vincent) -- 16. International justice (David Boucher) -- 17. Just War (Anthony Coates) -- Bibliography
Summary Offers a sophisticated analysis of central political concepts in the light of recent debates in political theory. Introduces students to some of the main interpretations of key political conceps highlighting their strengths and weaknesses. Tackles the principle concepts employed to justify any policy or institution and examines the main domestic purposes and functions of the state. Examines the relationship between state and civil society and finally looks beyond the state to issues of global concern and inter-state relations. Studies the relationship between state and civil society and finally looks beyond the state to issues of global concern and inter-state relations
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In English
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Subject Political science
POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory.
Political science and theory.
Society & Social Sciences -- Politics & government -- Political science & theory.
Form Electronic book
Author Bellamy, Richard (Richard Paul), editor
Mason, Andrew, 1959-, editor
Manchester University Press, publisher
ISBN 1526137569
9781526137562 (open access eBook)
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