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    DescriptionThe fifth edition of this leading text on political ideologies provides a clear and accessible introduction to the political creeds and doctrines that have dominated and shaped world politics. Ranging from traditional nineteenth-century ideologues such as liberalism, conservatism and socialism, to so-called 'new' ideologies such as feminism, ecologism and political Islam, the author offers a clear exposition both of the historical development of each ideology and the impact each has had on contemporary political movements, parties and governments. Their distinctive ideas and values are highlighted, together with the competing, and sometimes conflicting, traditions which they have generated. This new edition has been thoroughly revised and updated throughout, with extended coverage given to key current issues such as multiculturalism and neo-conservatism. Andrew Heywood's uniquely student-friendly writing style is now supported by a range of learning features in each chapter. * Ideology Previews outline the nature of the ideologies and their central themes * On-page definitions give quick-reference explanations of key terms * Illustrated 'Key Figure' Profiles provide detail on important thinkers and their major ideas * 'Key Concept' boxes explore and unpack important ideas * Boxes on 'Perspectives' and 'Tensions' outline the differences within and between ideological traditions * Questions help to apply and reinforce understanding


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    Title
    Political Ideologies
    Subtitle
    An Introduction
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrew Heywood
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 392
    Width: 162 mm
    Height: 236 mm
    Thickness: 28 mm
    Weight: 720 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780230367241
    ISBN 10: 0230367240
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 17430
    BIC E4L: POL
    B&T Book Type: NF
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JPF
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    LC subject heading: , ,
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T7.9T
    Libri: I-PL
    Ingram Subject Code: PL
    B&T General Subject: 650
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 26
    DC22: 320.5
    B&T Modifier: Text Format: 06
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: POL033000, POL042000
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC23: 320.5
    LC classification: JA71 .H49 2012
    Thema V1.0: JPF
    Edition
    5, Revised
    Edition statement
    5th Revised edition
    Illustrations note
    16 figures
    Publisher
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Imprint name
    Palgrave MacMillan
    Publication date
    15 April 2012
    Publication City/Country
    Basingstoke
    Author Information
    ANDREW HEYWOOD is the author of such bestselling texts as Politics, Political Theory and Global Politics.
    Review quote
    'The great merit of Andrew Heywood's book is that he takes ideology seriously, and explores patiently and with admirable clarity the different characteristics of the classic western ideologies, as well as the new themes and directions of recent ideological thought. He has produced one of the best available introductions to the subject anywhere in print.' - Professor Andrew Gamble, University of Cambridge, UK
    Table of contents
    Introduction: Ideology and Ideologies Liberalism Conservatism Socialism Anarchism Nationalism Fascism Feminism Ecologism Religious Fundamentalism Multiculturalism Conclusion: Ideology without End?