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Issues in Political Theory

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With a focus on real-world problems and debates, Issues in Political Theory is the clearest and most engaging introduction to political theory and how it is applied to address a range of global challenges. Its team of expert contributors introduce students to important concepts, key thinkers, and major texts in political theory, while extended case studies at the end of each chapter show students how to apply theoretical ideas to real contemporary issues and debates.

The text is supported by online resources, which include additional case studies intended to give students confidence in using theory to shed light on key issues, and a range of additional teaching and learning resources.

List of contents

  • Introduction

  • 1: Keith Hyams: Political Obligation

  • 2: Ian Carter: Liberty

  • 3: Massimo Renzo: Crime and Punishment

  • 4: Thomas Christiano: Democracy

  • 5: David Owen: Power

  • 6: Jonathan Wolff: Equality and Social Justice

  • 7: Anna Elisabetta Galeotti: Toleration

  • 8: Monica Mookherjee: Multiculturalism

  • 9: Clare Chambers: Gender

  • 10: Zofia Stemplowska: Global Poverty

  • 11: Tom Campbell: Human Rights

  • 12: Sarah Fine: Sovereignty and Borders

  • 13: Helen Frowe: War and Intervention

  • 14: Simon Caney: The Environment

About the author










Catriona McKinnon is Professor of Political Theory at the University of Reading.

Robert Jubb is Associate Professor in Political Philosophy at the University of Reading.

Patrick Tomlin is Reader in Philosophy at the University of Warwick.


Summary

With a focus on real-world problems and debates, Issues in Political Theory is the clearest and most engaging introduction to political theory and how it is applied to address a range of global challenges. Its team of expert contributors introduce students to important concepts, key thinkers, and major texts in political theory, while extended case studies at the end of each chapter show students how to apply theoretical ideas to real contemporary issues and debates.

The text is supported by online resources, which include additional case studies intended to give students confidence in using theory to shed light on key issues, and a range of additional teaching and learning resources.

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The best introduction to the study of political theory... It provides a clear, concise, and structured introduction to the most important themes and debates in the field, and proposes a wide palate of concepts and approaches to reflect the diversity of political theory. Charles Devellennes, Kent University

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