An Introduction to Modern Political Theory (4th Revised edition)

An Introduction to Modern Political Theory (4th Revised edition)

By: Norman P. Barry (author)Paperback

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In the substantially revised fourth edition of this widely-used textbook, the author provides a comprehensive introduction to contemporary political theory. The book introduces the main themes and concepts in political debate as well as the ideas of contemporary theorists including Rawls, Hart, Dworkin, Nozick, and Hayek. This edition features substantial additional material on the debate between liberals and communitarians and an outline of the main features of feminist political thought.

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About Author

NORMAN BARRY is Professor of Social and Political Theory, University of Buckingham.


Preface Glossary Political Philosophy and Political Thought Law and Social Control The State Authority and Power Political Principles Justice Equality Liberty Rights Welfare and the Welfare State The Public Interest and Democracy

Product Details

  • publication date: 11/05/2000
  • ISBN13: 9780333912898
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780333912898
  • weight: 447
  • ISBN10: 0333912896
  • edition: 4th Revised edition

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