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Political Theory Courses

Welcome to our Political Theory publishing program.
Take a look inside at teaching and learning tools that:

  • Reflect our high scholarly standards
  • Speak effectively to today's college students
  • Represent the most current pedagogical trends

 

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Current Debates in Peace and Conflict Studies

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$69.99

Houston Wood

9780190299781
Paperback
October 2017

Accessible, contemporary readings on key controversies and debates in peace and conflict studies

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Political Ideologies

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$69.99

Paul Wetherly

9780198727859
Paperback
July 2017

The most practically applied approach to political ideologies

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Approaches to Peace

Fourth Edition

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$69.99

David P. Barash

9780190637590
Paperback
July 2017

Featuring both classic and contemporary selections, this unique anthology provides an interdisciplinary collection of work in peace and conflict studies

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Politics in the Developing World

Fifth Edition

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$89.99

Peter Burnell, Vicky Randall, and Lise Rakner

9780198737438
Paperback
May 2017

The only introduction to politics in the developing world to combine theoretical approaches, society-state relations, and policies with a series of illustrative country-based case studies

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American Political Thought

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$99.99

Keith E. Whittington

9780199338863
Paperback
January 2016

Traces the history of American political thought through a collection of essential writings, speeches, judicial opinions, and other political documents

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Public Speaking and Democratic Participation: Speech, Deliberation, and Analysis in the Civic Realm

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$84.99

Jennifer Y. Abbott, Todd F. McDorman, David M. Timmerman...

9780199338597
Paperback
October 2015

The best text for teaching effective public speaking, deliberation, and rhetorical analysis for meaningful democratic participation

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Democratic Theory: Essays in Retrieval

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$44.99

C.B. Macpherson

9780195447798
Paperback
November 2014

A new, affordable edition of a long out-of-print yet foundational work on political philosophy, featuring a new introduction by Frank Cunningham of the University of Toronto

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American Foreign Policy: Theoretical Essays

Seventh Edition

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$99.99

G. John Ikenberry and Peter Trubowitz

9780199350834
Paperback
October 2014

Featuring both classic and contemporary essays by top scholars, this anthology helps students understand the forces that shape the field of foreign policy analysis

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The Character of Democracy: How Institutions Shape Politics

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$74.99

Richard A. Clucas and Melody Ellis Valdini

9780199945467
Paperback
January 2014

Taking an analytical and scholarly approach, this book provides a uniquely comprehensive overview of the major democratic institutions around the world

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International Human Rights

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$109.99

Philip Alston and Ryan Goodman

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Paperback
September 2012

This definitive work in international human rights provides a comprehensive analysis of this wide and diverse subject area

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Ethics and World Politics

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$84.99

Duncan Bell

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Paperback
May 2010

Drawing together distinguished scholars from around the world, this cutting-edge text explores the ethical dimensions of some of the most complex problems in world politics.

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Political Philosophy: The Essential Texts

Second Edition

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$49.95

Steven M. Cahn

9780195396614
Paperback
January 2010

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Political Theory: Methods and Approaches

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$84.99

David Leopold and Marc Stears

9780199230099
Paperback
September 2008

Drawing together essays by a distinguished set of contributors, this rich and varied collection is one of the first books to analyze research methods in political theory and political philosophy.

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The Rise of the Global Imaginary: Political Ideologies from the French Revolution to the Global War on Terror

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$109.99

Manfred B. Steger

9780199286935
Hardcover
July 2008

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Justice: A Reader

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$40.95

Michael J. Sandel

9780195335125
Paperback
September 2007

The essential readings on justice and moral reasoning in one indispensable volume

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Nationalism: A Very Short Introduction

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$11.95

Steven Grosby

9780192840981
Paperback
November 2005

A fascinating introduction to nationalism

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Political Ideologies: A Reader and Guide

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$129.99

Matthew Festenstein and Michael Kenny

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Paperback
April 2005

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Anarchism: A Very Short Introduction

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$11.95

Colin Ward

9780192804778
Paperback
December 2004

A concise and readable introduction to Anarchism

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Ideology: A Very Short Introduction

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$11.95

Michael Freeden

9780192802811
Paperback
December 2003

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Engels: A Very Short Introduction

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$11.95

Terrell Carver

9780192804662
Paperback
July 2003

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