Modern Political Ideologies / Edition 3

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Thoroughly revised and updated, this third edition provides a comprehensive account of the major political ideologies of the past two centuries.

  • Provides an expanded and thoroughly updated account of the major political ideologies of the past two centuries, including liberalism, conservatism, socialism, anarchism, fascism, feminism, environmentalism, and nationalism
  • Features a brand new chapter on fundamentalism, along with greater emphasis on the global impact of ideologies in general
  • Examines the complex overlap and interplay of ideas that exist both within and between ideologies
  • Incorporates the newest developments and scholarship in the field, and includes a helpful new glossary of key terms
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"A marvellous achievement. It traces a wide constellation of overlapping ideas, theories, arguments and thinkers, producing a comprehensive map of modern ideologies, but with the concerns of political theory at its core. It will serve as a central text for undergraduate courses and a distinctive point of reference for political theorists."
James Martin, Goldsmiths, University of London

"This third edition of Andrew Vincent’s wonderfully erudite and penetrating study should grace the desks not only of students of ideology but of every political theorist. His impressively intelligent feel for ideology, his wise and highly readable examination of its concrete varieties, and his powerful command of the literature gift its readers with an invaluable account of the modern world of political thinking."
Michael Freeden, University of Oxford

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781405154956
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/5/2009
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 392
  • Sales rank: 537,426
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 1.10 (d)

Meet the Author

Andrew Vincent is Professor of Political Theory at Sheffield University and Director of the Sheffield Centre for Political Theory and Ideologies. He has authored several volumes on political theory, including Theories of the State (Blackwell, 1987), Nationalism and Particularity (2002) and The Nature of Political Theory (2004).

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Table of Contents

Preface to Third Edition.

1. The Nature of Ideology.

2. Liberalism.

3. Conservatism.

4. Socialism.

5. Anarchism.

6. Fascism.

7. Feminism.

8. Ecologism.

9. Nationalism.

10. Fundamentalism.

11. Icons and Iconoclasm.





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