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Ideas in Action: Political Tradition in the Twentieth Century

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Contemporary political theory has become alienated from politics. It often neither discusses concrete political events nor touches the world of political action. Stephen Eric Bronner wants to change that, and Ideas in Action takes a bold step in tha

Synopsis:

With elegance and power, Stephen Eric Bronner surveys century political traditions placing theories and thinkers in their social, historical, and political contexts as he presents a new internationalist perspective on the direction of political thinking in the twentieth century.

Table of Contents

The dilemmas of democratic theory — The liberal heritage — The communitarian idea — The conservative disposition — The anarchist impulse — The masses in motion — Socialism — Fascism — Communism — The liberation of subjectivity — Existential battles — Critical theory — Postmodernism and poststructuralism — The radical imagination — The logic of the new social movements — Race — Sex — Nature — The forgotten.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780847693870
Author:
Bronner, Stephen Eric
Publisher:
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
Location:
Lanham :
Subject:
Political
Subject:
History
Subject:
History, modern
Subject:
History & Theory
Subject:
20th century
Subject:
Political science
Subject:
Political science -- History -- 20th century.
Subject:
History & Theory - General
Subject:
Politics - General
Edition Number:
368
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Publication Date:
19990431
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
9.00x5.90x.80 in. 1.02 lbs.

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