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The History of Political Thought: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Richard Whatmore

9780198853725
Paperback
November 2021

Very Short Introductions

Richard Whatmore examines the diverse, interconnected relationships between political history, theory, and action. Considering the work of Michel Foucalt, John Pocock, Quentin Skinner and other key theorists, this book highlights the connections between past and present political systems, and the ongoing relevance of the field today.

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Socialism: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Michael Newman

9780198836421
Paperback
September 2020

Very Short Introductions

Exploring the role of socialism over the last two hundred years, Michael Newman explains its major theories, and the key challenges facing it today. Drawing on case studies such as Bolivia and Cuba, he considers recent attempts to put socialism into practice, and argues that it remains ultimately relevant in today's world.

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Democracies and Authoritarian Regimes

£24.99

Andrea Kendall-Taylor, Natasha Lindstaedt, Erica Frantz

9780198820819
Paperback
November 2019

The only introduction to cover the full spectrum of political systems, from democracy to dictatorship and the growing number of systems that fall between, equipping readers to think critically about democracy's future trajectory.

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Political Ideologies

£34.99

Paul Wetherly

9780198727859
Paperback
May 2017

The most practically applied approach to political ideologies: evaluate critically, make links, think globally

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Modern China: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Rana Mitter

9780198753704
Paperback
February 2016

Very Short Introductions

This Very Short Introduction addresses the themes, developments, and controversies that have shaped Modern China. Covering a range of social issues, Rana Mitter provides a contemporary view of the world's most populous nation, with a new acknowledgement of China's changing foreign policy, and its unique engagement with the internet.

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Liberalism: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Michael Freeden

9780199670437
Paperback
June 2015

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction, Michael Freeden explores the concept of liberalism, one of the longest-standing and central political theories and ideologies. Combining a variety of approaches, he distinguishes between liberalism as a political movement, as a system of ideas, and as a series of ethical and philosophical principles.

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Fascism: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Kevin Passmore

9780199685363
Paperback
May 2014

Very Short Introductions

Fascism is notoriously hard to define. In the new edition of this Very Short Introduction, Kevin Passmore unravels the paradoxes of one of the most important phenomena in the modern world, to make sense of its ideology and place in the modern world.

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Revolutions: A Very Short Introduction

£7.99

Jack A. Goldstone

9780199858507
Paperback
December 2013

Very Short Introductions

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Neoliberalism: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Manfred B. Steger, Ravi K. Roy

9780199560516
Paperback
January 2010

Very Short Introductions

In its heyday in the late 1990s, neoliberalism emerged as the world's dominant economic paradigm. But the global financial crisis of 2008-9 fundamentally shocked a globalized economy built on neoliberal assumptions. This VSI examines the origins, core claims, and considerable variations of neoliberalism with examples from around the world.

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Communism: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Leslie Holmes

9780199551545
Paperback
August 2009

Very Short Introductions

The collapse of communism was one of the most defining moments of the twentieth century. This Very Short Introduction examines the history behind the political, economic, and social structures of communism as an ideology.

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Political Ideologies: A Reader and Guide

£34.99

Matthew Festenstein, Michael Kenny

9780199248377
Paperback
February 2005

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Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Colin Ward

9780192804778
Paperback
October 2004

Very Short Introductions

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Ideology: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Michael Freeden

9780192802811
Paperback
June 2003

Very Short Introductions

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