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Published: 18 February 2015

398 Pages

9.7 x 7.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199680436

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Issues in Political Theory

Third Edition

Edited by Catriona McKinnon

New to this Edition:

  • A new chapter (Ch. 14) on power, featuring a case study on racial inequality in the U.S.
  • A new chapter on crime and punishment (Ch. 6) that examines the various ways in which thinkers have approached the justifications for punishment
  • A rewritten chapter on war and intervention (Ch. 10), which adds material on jus post bellum
  • "Key Thinkers" text boxes that help students understand the figures behind the ideas
  • New in-text case studies on conscription and conscientious refusal; deliberative polling; terrorism, torture, and rights; and the building of mosques in Europe

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