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Political Ideologies

A Reader and Guide

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsMatthew Festenstein (Editor), Michael Kenny (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7403726M
ISBN 100199248370
ISBN 109780199248377

People with different ideologies see things quite differently. As a bonus, I would really have liked some discussion of why people hold different ideological views: why some people are drawn to socialism, others to liberalism, others to fascism, etc. I sold back the course textbook and bought this instead, and read this over and over since it relates so well to our times. It's not perfect; but it's the best ideology textbook I've come across thus far.

While I suspect that I would agree with many of the author's political views, I feel that an educator's job is to teach, not to preach, and that a textbook ought to inform rather than opine. They also believe that political change should be organic and gradual, rather than revolutionary. Baradat rtf Political Ideologies, by Leon P. Classic Liberalism - Including natural rights, utilitarianism, economic liberalism and social Darwinism. But someone with an optimistic view of human nature will view those same people on the street as potential friends.

While I suspect that I would agree with many of the author's political views, I feel that an educator's job is to teach, not to preach, and that a textbook ought to inform rather than opine. Some political parties follow a certain ideology very closely while others may take broad inspiration from a group of related ideologies without specifically embracing any one of them. Lenin applied Marxist ideas to a pre-capitalist context unlike those late capitalist economies in which Marx predicted a communist revolution would emerge. How do i return it if i lost the envelope it came in? Although Islamism may not be in the same league with major global ideologies such as liberalism and socialism, it is an important ideology, nonetheless, and deserves more coverage than the approximately three pages it gets in this text. For instance, socialism may refer to an economic system, or it may refer to an ideology which supports that economic system.


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Political Ideologies book

If this were a Political Ideologies book on contemporary political issues, timeliness would be of the essence. While I would expect any text on ideology to discuss this traditional view of the political spectrum, I would hope that it would be challenged as inadequate, and that alternative political typologies would be explored.

By the s, the word fascia was being used in Italy to refer to a political group or band, usually of revolutionary socialists. Unfortunately, it isn't.

I started reading this book with high hopes. I was hoping that this would be the text I was looking for. In the USA, it implied a pessimistic view of public affairs. History has many examples by which socialists have achieved change, and many countries have a democratic socialist party in power.

In this sense, Political Ideologies book might be described as a form of 'ultra-democracy', with the total absence of elements such as centralism, remote representation or entrenched power bases or systems.

His overt liberal bias makes the reader question the accuracy of the facts presented, and whether or not there is a not so hidden agenda in play. I recommend this for all poly sci students regardless of level, and I only hope I have the opportunity to take another of his classes.

Decent overview of political history, heavily biased and slanted I would have expected more from an accomplished author and college professor. In recent years, political commentators have heralded a renaissance of popular political ideology, characterised by a resurgence of issues and political traditions that many had thought obsolete.

However, judging from what the preface says about what is new to this edition, much of what I have to say here will likely apply to other editions as well. But it's simply not what I was hoping it would be when I bought it; and I would not use it if I were teaching a course on ideology, or recommend it to any of my colleagues or students.

An ideology is a collection of ideas. While I would expect any text on ideology to discuss this traditional view of the political spectrum, I would hope that it would be challenged as inadequate, and that alternative political typologies would be explored.

But a good overview of the world's many ideologies would have sufficed, even without an exploration of the motivations that drive people into one ideological camp or another. In my eve Andrew I am having book-destiny these days I'm not sure if such a term exists; if it does not, what I meant, 'when one gets a lot of brilliant books to read one after another' Outstanding book in ever aspect, author explained, in intelligent and lucid manner, the difference of political ideologies.

The ideology is nationalist, authoritarian, militaristic, somewhat socialist and action-based rather than theory-based. Although Islamism may not be in the same league with major global ideologies such as liberalism and socialism, it is an important ideology, nonetheless, and deserves more coverage than the approximately three pages it gets in this text.

Communism is the result of the process by which workers, the proletariat, overthrow their capitalist and bourgeois masters and take control of the means of production. Anarchism, being anti-state, is rarely found in traditional governmental systems.

In today's society, I have found that most people are misinformed about the meaning of conservatism and liberalism because they get their concepts through the media. An excellent tool for all those interested in politics By J.

I sold back the course textbook and bought this instead, and read this over and over since it relates so well to our times. Bruce on Jul 22, I actually had the pleasure of taking his political science course at the local college, and was amazed about how interesting he made the material, so I picked up his book.

But it's not. I'm unsure about this gut feeling, but it seems to me that the former differ in that inherent in the ideology there seems to be a recommendation regarding the structure of government as well as what substantive policies should emerge. As I thumbed through it before I began reading, it looked as if it would be just what I was wanting.

Many stress their credentials as fiscal conservatives while taking liberal positions on social issues. It had chapters on the spectrum of political attitudes, on nationalism, on liberalism including a discussion of conservatismon anarchism, on socialism, on fascism and Nazism, on ideologies in the developing world including Islamismand even a chapter on feminism and environmentalism.

Unfortunately, it isn't. The book also suffers from textbook-itis; it has too many useless definition boxes, short blurbs that I think distract more than elucidate, and pointless figures.Andrew Heywood Political sylvaindez.com - Free download Ebook, Handbook, Textbook, User Guide PDF files on the internet quickly and easily.

People’s firm belief in their ideologies has led them to cause wars, found countries, ignite revolutions, wage genocide, and create empires.

As a result, understanding the various major political ideologies that have shaped much of Western history is fundamental to understanding political science.

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"Political Ideologies provides a broad-ranging introduction to both the classical and contemporary political ideologies. Adopting a global outlook, it introduces readers to ideologies' increasingly global reach and the different national versions of these ideologies.

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Sep 14,  · Comprehensive and accessible, Political Ideologies follows the evolution of political thought over years. Organized chronologically, this text examines each major ideology within a political, historical, economic, and social sylvaindez.com by: Sep 02,  · This informative and widely-used text is now available in a third edition.

Building on the success of previous editions, it continues to provide a clear and accessible introduction to the complexities of political ideologies. The latest edition of Political Ideologies:Cited by: 9.