Written by renowned political philosopher Andrew Levine,
Political Keywords guides readers through today s most commonly used- and misused- political terminology.
A much-needed dictionary of contemporary political vernacular from alienation to Zionism
Defines the most important political keywords, i.e. the often-confusing (and sometimes intentionally misleading) terms that are used to describe our politics
Refamiliarizes the reader with today s most commonly used and misused terms, thus clarifying the current political landscape
Assumes no prior academic background in politics
Includes extensive cross-referencing, suggested further readings, and a comprehensive glossary
Provides the ideal guide to navigating a landscape of dangerously vague terms
Andrew Levine is Senior Scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies (Washington DC), and Research Professor in Philosophy at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is author of many books, most recently Rethinking Liberal Equality: From A Utopian Point of View (1998), Engaging Political Philosophy: Hobbes to Rawls (Blackwell, 2001), A Future for Marxism? (2003), and The American Ideology (2004).