The Routledge Dictionary of Twentieth-Century Political Thinkers / Edition 2

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This edition has been revised and extended to include eleven new entries on Berlin, Chomsky, Derrida, Rorty and many others. Key features of this unique guide include:

• 170 entries from 96 contributors, many of whom are leading authorities in their field

• alphabetically arranged entries which include brief biographies, outlines of major ideas and suggestions for further reading

• coverage of Western and Third World political theorists as well as those who have influenced new movements based on the issues of ethnicity, gender and ecology

• a thematically organised index

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Editorial Reviews

New edition of a dictionary of political thinkers from 1900 to the present. The entries are not limited to politicians, as evidenced by the inclusion of Charlotte Perkins Gilman, Derrida, Rorty, and George Bernard Shaw. Each entry includes a brief biography, an outline of the individual's major ideas and texts, and a bibliography of their primary texts. There are 174 entries in all. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415096232
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 1/12/1998
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 296
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.62 (d)

Meet the Author

Robert Benewick is Reader in Politics at the University of Sussex. Philip Green is Sophia Smith Professor of Government at Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts.

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Table of Contents

Max Alder

Theodor W. Adorno

Michel `Aflaq

Louis Althusser

Hannah Arendt

Thurman Wesley Arnold

Raymond Aron

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk

Rudolf Bahro

Paul Baran

Maurice Barres

Otto Bauer

Simone de Beauvoir

David Ben Gurion

Arthur Fisher Bentley

Adolf Augustus Berle

Isaiah Berlin

Eduard Bernstein

Ernst Bloch

Norberto Bobbio

Leonardo Boff

Murray Bookchin

Martin Buber

James Buchanan

Nikolai Ivanovich Bukharin

James Burnham

Amilcar Cabral

Albert Camus

Fernando Cardoso

Fidel Castro

Noam Chomsky

Catherine Backes Clement

George Douglas Howard Cole

Benedetto Croce

Charles Anthony Raven Crosland

Robert Dahl

Mary Daly

Christine Delphy

Jacques Derrida

John Dewey

Milovan Djilas

William Edward Burghardt Du Bois

Emile Durkheim

Frantz Fanon

Shulamith Firestone

Michel Foucault

Andr Gunder Frank

Paulo Friere

Sigmund Freud

Erich Fromm

John Kenneth Galbraith

Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi

Marcus Garvey

Giovanni Gentile

Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Emma Goldman

Paul Goldman

Andr Gorz

Antonio Gramsci

Susan Griffin

Ernesto 'Che' Guevara

Gustavo Gutirrez

J3~rgen Habemas

Stuart Hall

Michael Harrington

Friedrich August von Hayek

Andras Hegedus

Martin Heidegger

Agnes Heller

Rudolf Hilferding

Adolf Hitler

Leonard Trelawney Hobhouse

John Atkinson Hobson

Max Horkheimer

Branko Horvat

Ivan Illich

Muhammad Iqbal

Vladimir Jabotinsky

Cyril Lionel Robert James

Karl Kautsky

Hans Kelsen

John Maynard Keynes

Ayatollah Rohallah Khomeini

Martin Luther King, Junior

Kita Ikki

Leopold Kohr

Alexandra Kollontai

Julia Kristeva

Petr Alekseevich Kropotkin

Harold Laski

Vladimir Ilich Lenin

Li Dazhao

Liang Qichao

Charles Edwar Lindblom

Walter Lippmann

Audre Lorde

Lu Xun

Gy4~2~rgy Luk6~cs

Rosa Luxemberg

Jean-Fran5~ois Lyotard

Alasdair MacIntyre

Catharine A. MacKinnon

Crawford Brough Macpherson

Errico Malatesta

Malcolm X

Karl Mannheim

Mao Zedong

Herbert Marcuse

Jos Carlos Mari6~tegui

Jacques Maritain

Mihailo Markovic

Charles Maurras

Maurice Merleau-Ponty

Robert Michels

Kate Millett

C. Wright Mills

Juliet Mitchell

Hans Joachim Morgenthau

Gaetano Mosca

Benito Mussolini

Jayaprakash Narayan

Reinhold Niebuhr

Robert Nozick

Julius Kambarage Nyerere

Michael Joseph Oakeshott

Jos Ortega y Gasset

George Orwell

tsuka Hisao

Vilfredo Pareto

Evgenii Pashukanis

Carole Pateman

Georgii Valentinovich Plekhanov

Karl P lanyi

Karl Raimund Popper

Nicos Paulantzas

Raul Prebisch

Ayn Rand

John Rawls

Wilhelm Reich

Karl Renner

John E. Roemer

Richard Rorty

Sheila Rowbotham

Manabendra Nath Roy

Bertrand Russell

Michael Sandel

Jean-Paul Sartre

Carl Schmitt

Olive Schreiner

Ernst Friedrich Schumaker

Joseph Alois Schumpeter

Ali Shart ati

George Bernard Shaw

Burrhus Frederic Skinner

Georges Sorel

Josef Vissarionovich Stalin John Strachey

Leo Strauss

Sun Yat-sen

Richard Henry Tawney

Charles Taylor

Leon Trotsky

Uno K z

Thorstein Veblen

Eric Voegelin

Michael Walzer

Booker T. Washington

Sidney and Beatrice Webb

Max Weber

Simone Weil

Raymond Williams

Monique Wittig

Virginia Woolf

Yoshino Sakuz

Clara Zetkin

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