New PDF release: A Glossary of Political Theory

By John Hoffman

ISBN-10: 0748622608

ISBN-13: 9780748622603

This publication covers alphabetically either the main ideas in political concept and the foremost writers within the box. whereas making sure accuracy and objectivity, the entries signify interpretations which are either hard and fascinating. the basis underlying the e-book is that politics can't be studied with no conception, within which case the extra concrete and correct the idea, the higher. proposing thought in an summary model makes it daunting for college students who can locate it tough to determine the hyperlinks among idea and perform. The definitions during this thesaurus for this reason relate political rules to political realities (i.e. daily controversies) in an try and lead them to as full of life, stimulating and obtainable as attainable. phrases are chosen dependent upon the strategies so much usually utilized in educating.

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Radical feminists see male domination as a personal as well as a wider institutional problem. It is men, and not simply class or autocracy, that are the barrier to women’s liberation. ‘Philosophical’ feminism takes the form first of feminist empiricism, which stresses the importance of a sophisticated ‘scientific’ approach that emphasises the presentation of factual information to establish discrimination. Standpoint theory sees women as having a specific social experience that gives them particular insights M537 - HOFFMAN TXT M_UP 13/12/06 1:22 PM Page 55 Gary Gary's G4:Users:Gary: POLITICAL THEORY A–Z 55 into social problems that men cannot have, while postmodern feminism emphasises the problematic character of women as a homogenous category.

Ownership was less important than managerial control: there was a welfare state, full employment, low inflation and continuous growth. Socialism was linked to equality, and equality was more efficient, socially unifying and just. Between 1956 and 1958 he was secretary of the Independent Commission of the Cooperative Movement and from 1958 to 1963 he was a member of the Consumer’s Council. In 1961 he brought out The Conservative Enemy. Crosland served as a Minister of State for Economic Affairs in 1964–5 and was Secretary of State for Education up to 1967.

It is now argued by some that democracy is a global concept and must embrace international institutions. See also: liberalism, Tocqueville, Mill, James, Bentham, state Further reading: Held 1987 Derrida, Jacques (1930–2004) Born in El-Biar, near Algiers. In 1948 he enrolled in the philosophy class at the Lycée Gauthier in Algiers, and was greatly influenced by Kierkegaard and Heidegger. In 1950 he went to France, and at the Ecole Normale Supérieure, he worked with Hyppolite and Althusser. His Masters thesis was on Husserl, and he spent 1956–7 studying at Harvard.

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