Political Ideologies An Introduction

ISBN-10: 0230367259

ISBN-13: 9780230367258

Edition: 5th 2012 (Revised)

Authors: Andrew Heywood

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List price: $31.99
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publication date: 3/12/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 392
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Andrew Heywood is author of such best-selling textbooks as Politics, Political Ideologies and Global Politics , used by hundreds of thousands of students around the world. He was Vice Principal of Croydon College, having previously been Director of Studies at Orpington College and Head of Politics at Farnborough Sixth-Form College. Andrew has had many years experience as an A-Level Chief Examiner for Government and Politics, and Principal Examiner for Political Ideologies and Global Politics. His main research interests are political theory and global politics.

Figures
Boxes
Foreword
Preface to the Fifth Edition
Acknowledgements
Introduction
The role of ideas
Views of ideology
Marxist views
Non-Marxist views
Ideology: key issues
Contours of ideology
Fusing understanding and commitment
Fusing thought and action
Ideology Truth and Power
New ideologies for old?
Using this book
Liberalism
Origins and development
Core themes: the primacy of the individual
Individualism
Freedom
Reason
Justice
Toleration
Liberalism, government and democracy
The liberal state
Constitutionalism
Liberal democracy
Classical liberalism
Natural rights
Utilitarianism
Economic liberalism
Social Darwinism
Neoliberalism
Modern liberalism
Individuality
Positive freedom
Social liberalism
Economic management
Liberalism in a global age
Conservatism
Origins and development
Core themes: the desire to conserve
Tradition
Human imperfection
Organic society
Hierarchy and authority
Property
Authoritarian conservatism
Paternalistic conservatism
One Nation conservatism
Christian democracy
Libertarian conservatism
New right
Liberal new right
Conservative new right
Conservatism in a global age
Socialism
Origins and development
Core themes: no man is an island
Community
Cooperation
Equality
Class politics
Common ownership
Roads to socialism
Revolutionary socialism
Evolutionary socialism
The inevitability of gradualism?
Communism
Classical Marxism
Philosophy
Economics
Politics
Orthodox communism
Neo-Marxism
The death of Marxism?
Social democracy
Ethical socialism
Revisionist socialism
The crisis of social democracy
Neo-revisionism and the 'third way'
Socialism in a global age
Anarchism
Origins and development
Core themes: against the state
Anti-statism
Utopianism
Anti-clericalism
Economic freedom
Collectivist anarchism
Mutualism
Anarcho-syndicalism
Anarcho-communism
Individualist anarchism
Egoism
Libertarianism
Anarcho-capitalism
Roads to anarchy
Revolutionary violence
Direct action
Non-violent protest
Anarchism in a global age
Nationalism
Origins and development
Core themes: for the love of country
The nation
Organic community
Self-determination
Culturalism
Nationalism and politics
Liberal nationalism
Conservative nationalism
Expansionist nationalism
Anti-colonial and postcolonial nationalism
Nationalism in a global age
Fascism
Origins and development
Core themes: strength through unity
Anti-rationalism
Struggle
Leadership and elitism
Socialism
Ultranationalism
Fascism and the state
The totalitarian ideal
Corporatism
Modernization
Fascism and racialism
The politics of race
Nazi race theories
Peasant ideology
Fascism in a global age
Feminism
Origins and development
Core themes: the politics of the personal
Redefining 'the political�
Patriarchy
Sex and gender
Equality and difference
Sex and politics
Liberal feminism
Socialist feminism
Radical feminism
Third-wave feminism and beyond
Feminism in a global age
Ecologism
Origins and development
Core themes: return to nature
Ecology
Holism
Sustainability
Environmental ethics
From having to being
Nature and politics
Modernist ecology
Social ecology
Ecosocialism
Eco-anarchism
Ecofeminism
Deep ecology
Ecologism in a global age
Religious Fundamentalism
Origins and development
Core themes: back to basics
Religion as politics
The fundamentalist impulse
Anti-modernism
Militancy
The family of fundamentalisms
Islamic fundamentalism
Varieties of Islamism
Christian fundamentalism
The new Christian right
Other fundamentalisms
Religious fundamentalism in a global age
Multiculturalism
Origins and development
Core themes: diversity within unity
Politics of recognition
Culture and identity
Minority rights
Diversity
Multiculturalism and politics
Liberal multiculturalism
Pluralist multiculturalism
Cosmopolitan multiculturalism
Critiques of multiculturalism
Multiculturalism in a global age
Conclusion
Endism
End of ideology?
End of history?
Beyond left and right?
Triumph of reason?
Ideology without end
Bibliography
Index
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