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Handbook of Political Theory Hardcover – August 21, 2004

ISBN-13: 978-0761967873 ISBN-10: 0761967877 Edition: 1st

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  • Hardcover: 464 pages
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd; 1 edition (August 21, 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0761967877
  • ISBN-13: 978-0761967873
  • Product Dimensions: 1.5 x 7.2 x 9.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #3,199,003 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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"This volume combines remarkable coverage and distinguished contributors. The inclusion of thematic, conceptual, and historical chapters will make it a valuable resource for scholars as well as students" Professor George Klosko, Department of Politics, University of Virginia"

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9 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Stein's Object a on March 26, 2008
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In contrast to the rather poor Oxford Handbook of Political Theory, the SAGE handbook is excellent. Of the 30 chapters of the book, I would say 28 of them were really interesting and authoritative (I didn't care that much for the chapter on Straussian Approaches, and really, the chapter on premodern Chinese political thought was terrible!)

The handbook obviously approaches political theory from the Anglo-Saxon point of view. Therefore, one gets an impeccably thorough discussion on the different aspects of liberalism, from libertarianism to Rawls. My point of departure, on the other hand, is Critical Theory (Habermas) and Scandinavian egalitarianism. Therefore, I was happy with very interesting chapters on democratic theory, the welfare state and distributive justice (and the chapter on the curious so-called analytical Marxism), balancing the discussion on liberalism. The history section is excellent, too. I am tempted to say that all one really needs to know about Greek political thought is covered on 17 pages in Part IV.

In sum, therefore, this book is highly recommended.
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