A Dictionary of Modern Politics

Robertson, David

ISBN 10: 1857433335 / 1-85743-333-5
ISBN 13: 9781857433333
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: 2015
Binding: Hardcover
About this title:

The fully revised and expanded fourth edition of this long-standing title is a comprehensive guide to political ideologies and terminologies. Listing topics covering all aspects of international and national politics, this text is an essential reference source for students of politics at all levels as well as to those with a general interest in the subject.

Containing about 600 entries, A Dictionary of Modern Politics is an excellent introduction for those new to the subject and explains those ideas and institutions commonly used in the media such as Monarchy, Jihad, Third Way, Police State and Thatcherism.

The significance of prominent philosophers of the last three millennia, including Aristotle, Aquinas and John Stuart Mill, is introduced and related to the modern political thinking of those such as Rawls and Nozick.

Entries include: Constitutional Courts, Deregulation, EU Constitution, Gaullism, Immigration, Iraq War, Roman Catholicism, Terrorism and Voting Systems.

Key features:

  • a clear and succinct guide to the complex theories, dogmas and phraseologies which pervade the world of politics
  • organized alphabetically
  • fully cross-referenced.

About the Author:
St Hugh's College, University of Oxford, UK Official Fellow in Politics at St Hugh's College, Oxford, UK

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