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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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Human Rights: Politics and Practice

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$53.95

Michael Goodhart

9780198708766
Paperback
June 2016

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Textbook on International Human Rights

Seventh Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

Rhona Smith

9780198746218
Paperback
February 2016

Provides a concise, wide-ranging introduction to international human rights

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American Political Thought

First Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$64.95

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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Writing Public Policy: A Practical Guide to Communicating in the Policy-Making Process

Fourth Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$29.95

Catherine F. Smith

9780199388578
Paperback
October 2015

An accessible, hands-on approach to planning, creating, and assessing public policy documents.

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

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$54.95

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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Issues in Political Theory

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$54.95

Catriona McKinnon

9780199680436
Paperback
February 2015

A stimulating introduction to the key concepts, thinkers, and texts in political theory, enhanced by extended, cutting-edge case studies

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Democratic Theory: Essays in Retrieval

Retail Price to Students:

$29.99

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

Retail Price to Students:

$59.95

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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$49.95

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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Approaches to Peace: A Reader in Peace Studies

Third Edition

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

David P. Barash

9780199949151
Paperback
July 2013

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

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International Human Rights

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

Philip Alston and Ryan Goodman

9780199578726
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

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Duncan Bell

9780199548620
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

Retail Price to Students:

$49.95

Steven M. Cahn

9780195396614
Paperback
January 2010

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Democratization

Retail Price to Students:

$69.95

Christian W. Haerpfer, Patrick Bernhagen, Ronald F. Inglehart...

9780199233021
Paperback
April 2009

Bringing together leading authors from diverse international backgrounds, this new textbook introduces students to the theoretical and practical dimensions of democratization in an authoritative, accessible, and systematic way.

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Political Theory: Methods and Approaches

Retail Price to Students:

$54.95

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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$69.95

Manfred B. Steger

9780199286935
Hardcover
July 2008

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Justice: A Reader

Retail Price to Students:

$36.95

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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Socialism: A Very Short Introduction

Retail Price to Students:

$11.95

Michael Newman

9780192804310
Paperback
September 2005

A concise and readable introduction to Socialism, examining both theory and practice

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Political Ideologies: A Reader and Guide

Retail Price to Students:

$85.95

Matthew Festenstein and Michael Kenny

9780199248377
Paperback
April 2005

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