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Politics: The Key Concepts

By Lisa Harrison, Adrian Little, Ed Lock

Routledge – 2015 – 256 pages

Series: Routledge Key Guides

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Description

Politics: The Key Concepts is an up-to-date and broad-ranging introduction to the terms that lie at the heart of political discourse. Entries are drawn from areas such as political theory, international politics, political science and methodology. As well as explaining core, established principles, this informative guide explores some of the more complex, topical and contested concepts from the world of politics. Concepts covered include:

  • Capitalism
  • Class
  • Identity
  • Institutionalism
  • Referendum
  • Marxism
  • Pluralism
  • Postmodernism
  • Socialism
  • Social Constructivism

In an accessible A-Z format with helpful cross-referencing and suggestions for further reading, Politics: The Key Concepts is an invaluable reference for all students of politics, international relations and related courses.

Contents

Introduction. A-Z of Key Concepts. Bibliography.

Author Bio

Lisa Harrison is Principal Lecturer in Politics at the University of the West of England, UK.

Adrian Little is Associate Professor and Reader in Political Theory at the University of Melbourne, Australia.

Edward Lock is Lecturer in Political Science and International Studies at Victoria University, Melbourne, Australia.

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Description: By Lisa Harrison, Adrian Little, Ed Lock. Politics: The Key Concepts is an up-to-date and broad-ranging introduction to the terms that lie at the heart of political discourse. Entries are drawn from areas such as political theory, international politics, political science and methodology. As...
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