The Ideology of Order: A Comparative Analysis of Jean Bodin and Thomas Hobbes

The Ideology of Order: A Comparative Analysis of Jean Bodin and Thomas Hobbes

by Preston King
     
 

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A school of thought traceable to the political writings of Bodin and Hobbes believes that "order" is the cardinal principle which takes precedence over "justice" - which is reduced to conformity. The main concern of this book is to analyse this tradition through study of its progenitors.

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A school of thought traceable to the political writings of Bodin and Hobbes believes that "order" is the cardinal principle which takes precedence over "justice" - which is reduced to conformity. The main concern of this book is to analyse this tradition through study of its progenitors.

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Comprises 18 contributions which examine the dialogue between the politicians and the people as it was mediated by the press, television, advertising, and opinion polls. The contributions mix academic research, expert experience, and personal reflections. Topics include the Conservative Party's advertising strategy, UK political parties and campaigning in cyberspace, the tabloid press in the 1997 general election, campaign journalism at the BBC, and the case for and against regulation of television in elections. Of interest to academic political scientists, media specialists, and to anyone with an active interest in elections and the mass media. Distributed by ISBS. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9781135253332
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/23/2013
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Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
366
File size:
2 MB

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