25 Women to Read Before You Die
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Visit our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Interviews | August 31, 2015

    Shawn Donley: IMG Bill Clegg: The Powells.com Interview



    Bill CleggIn January of this year, eight months before its release date, the buzz was already starting to build for Bill Clegg's Did You Ever Have a Family.... Continue »
    1. $18.20 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

      Did You Ever Have a Family

      Bill Clegg 9781476798172

    spacer

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics (Oxford Paperback Reference)

by

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics (Oxford Paperback Reference) Cover

ISBN13: 9780192802767
ISBN10: 0192802763
Condition: Standard
All Product Details

Only 1 left in stock at $9.50!

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Written by an expert team of political scientists, sociologists, philosophers, and political economists, this is the most authoritative and up-to-date dictionary of politics available. Containing over 1,500 entries ranging from John Adams and Young Hegelians to Additional Member System and zero-sum game, this comprehensive and entertaining work offers international coverage of major political institutions, thinkers, and concepts. All significant political thinkers and designers of political institutions are in the West are included, and special attention is give to Muslim and Chinese political thought. There are many entries in new and thriving branches of the subject, such as international political economy, voting theory, and feminism. The Dictionary also gives clear and precise definitions of technical terms such as Condorcet winner, Droop quota, and ultra vires, and includes an appendix of political leaders for a wide range of countries and international institutions. Designed especially for general readers and students new to the subject, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics will be an invaluable reference aid for anybody who wishes to learn about politics from around the world.

Synopsis:

Written by a team of leading political scientists, the Oxford Dictionary of Politics contains more than 1,700 entries, including new material on topics such as NGOs, butterfly ballots, decentralisation, ethnic cleansing, and direct action. Covering political thinkers, institutions, and concepts, the dictionary has an international perspective. Appendices list the political leaders of a range of countries and international institutions. Fully updated and revised, this best-selling dictionary of political terms will prove invaluable to students and academics studying politics and related disciplines, as well as professionals and the general reader.

About the Author

Iain McLean is Professor of Politics and Official Fellow in Politics and Nuffield College, Oxford. Alistair McMillan is a Research Officer at Nuffield College.

What Our Readers Are Saying

Add a comment for a chance to win!
Average customer rating based on 1 comment:

mcwhyte, June 7, 2008 (view all comments by mcwhyte)
As a Political Science student i have been reading similar books on Concise Politics before, but after reading just an excerpt from this book, it summarises the whole idea that i have ever needed. how i wish to have a complete copy.
Samuel Solomon
Nigeria
West Africa
+2348036961606
Was this comment helpful? | Yes | No
(3 of 6 readers found this comment helpful)

Product Details

ISBN:
9780192802767
Author:
Mclean, Iain
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Author:
null, Iain
Author:
McLean, Iain
Author:
McMillan, Alistair
Author:
null, Alistair
Location:
Oxford
Subject:
Reference
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Politics
Subject:
Dictionaries - General
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Series:
Oxford Paperback Reference
Series Volume:
2300-13
Publication Date:
20030918
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
2 figures
Pages:
624
Dimensions:
7.86x5.04x1.28 in. .91 lbs.

Other books you might like

  1. When Women Lead: Integrative... New Trade Paper $62.75
  2. Why the Best Man for the Job Is a Woman Used Hardcover $0.50
  3. Daw Book Collectors #0901: Blood... Used Mass Market $2.95
  4. Daw Book Collectors #0931: Blood... Used Mass Market $3.95
  5. The Kitchen Spoon's Handle:... Used Trade Paper $7.50

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Politics » General

The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Politics (Oxford Paperback Reference) Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$9.50 In Stock
Product details 624 pages Oxford University Press - English 9780192802767 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Written by a team of leading political scientists, the Oxford Dictionary of Politics contains more than 1,700 entries, including new material on topics such as NGOs, butterfly ballots, decentralisation, ethnic cleansing, and direct action. Covering political thinkers, institutions, and concepts, the dictionary has an international perspective. Appendices list the political leaders of a range of countries and international institutions. Fully updated and revised, this best-selling dictionary of political terms will prove invaluable to students and academics studying politics and related disciplines, as well as professionals and the general reader.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

       
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.