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Today's ISMS : Socialism, Capitalism, Fascism, Communism, and Libertarianism

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For courses in Political Ideologies, Comparative Politics, Survey of Political Theory, and Introduction to Political Science. A time-honored classic, this text provides thorough coverage of both theoretical and practical aspects of the major political and economic ideologies and value systems that shaped the twentieth century.* NEW-Chapter on Libertarianism. * Explores this "ism" as an emerging ideology-its philosophical foundations and political development. * Historical developments of the majors ISMs. * Shows students the interplay between theory and practice over time. * Capitalism coverage. * Provides students with sections on monetary policy, capitalism and democracy, and cultural conservatism. * Fascism material. * Enables students to explore the future of this ideology. * Communism discussions. * Allows students to examine the demise of the Soviet Union and communism throughout the world, the Deng Era in China, and the future of communism. * "For Further Reading" sections-End each chapter. * Encourages students to use this reference to expand their understanding and study of the material in the text.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 212 pages
  • 149.86 x 223.52 x 12.7mm | 317.51g
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 11th edition
  • 0130257141
  • 9780130257147
  • 1,090,860

Table of contents

1. Socialism. 2. Capitalism. 3. Fascism. 4. Communism. 5. Libertarianism. Index.
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