David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Ezio Di Nucci
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Sage Publications (2003)
What Is Political Theory? provides students with a comprehensive overview of the current state of the discipline. Ten substantive chapters address the most pressing topics in political theory today, including: - what resources do the classic texts still provide for political theorists? - what areas will political theorists focus on in the future? - can western political theory alone continue to provide a framework for responding to the challenges of modern political life? The authors assess the intellectual challenges to conventional political theory, such as post-structuralism and the scientific study of politics that have revitalized the field in the last 30 years. They also broaden the perspective to take in non-western ideas and to reconceptualize political theory in the light of specifically global challenges. Students and teachers of political theory and political philosophy will find this book invaluable in understanding the factors that have shaped current political theory and which will guide its future development.
|Keywords||Political science Political science Philosophy|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
|Buy the book||$31.28 new (50% off) $46.48 used (26% off) $62.00 direct from Amazon Amazon page|
|Call number||JA71.W453 2003|
|ISBN(s)||0761942602 0761942610 9780761942610|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
Ian Shapiro, Problems, Methods, and Theories : What's Wrong with Political Science and What to Do About It.
Stephen K. White, Pluralism, Platitudes, and Paradoxes : Western Political Thought at the Beginning of a New Century.
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
David Leopold & Marc Stears (eds.) (2008). Political Theory: Methods and Approaches. Oxford University Press.
Andrés Rosler (2005). Political Authority and Obligation in Aristotle. Oxford University Press.
William E. Connolly (2007). William E. Connolly: Democracy, Pluralism & Political Theory. Routledge.
Andrew Dobson & Robyn Eckersley (eds.) (2006). Political Theory and the Ecological Challenge. Cambridge University Press.
Paul Schumaker (ed.) (2010). The Political Theory Reader. Wiley-Blackwell.
Nancy J. Hirschmann & Christine Di Stefano (eds.) (1996). Revisioning the Political: Feminist Reconstructions of Traditional Concepts in Western Political Theory. Westview Press.
John S. Dryzek, Bonnie Honig & Anne Phillips (2008). The Oxford Handbook of Political Theory. OUP Oxford.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads32 ( #124,857 of 1,906,928 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #345,620 of 1,906,928 )
How can I increase my downloads?