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Political theory : a beginner's guide

Author
Woodcock, Pete (Peter Stewart), author.
Title
Political theory : a beginner's guide / Pete Woodcock.
Format
Book
Published
Cambridge, UK ; Medford, MA : Polity, [2020]
Description
pages cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
  • Introduction
  • What is the nature of politics?
  • Is humanity nasty or nice?
  • Why should I obey the state?
  • Is democracy the best form of government?
  • When can my freedom be restricted?
  • What would a just society look like?
  • Why have women been ignored in the history of political thought
  • When is revolution against government justified?
  • Conclusion : ideologies.
Summary
"In this highly accessible new introductory textbook, Pete Woodcock examines the fundamental questions of political theory. He takes students step-by-step through the most important answers given by history's most famous thinkers to the most essential questions in politics, on topics ranging from liberty and justice to gender and revolution"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject headings
Political science--Philosophy.
ISBN
9781509531332 (hardback)
1509531335
9781509531349 (paperback)
1509531343
9781509531363 (epub)

Holdings

Library
Kokomo Library
Call Number
JA71 .W68 2020
Location
New Book Area