ACDelco Radiators & Heating Components Best Books of the Month Shop Men's Watches Cloud Drive Photos nav_sap_plcc_6M_fly_beacon Janet Jackson belkin All-New Fire TV Stick with Voice Remote Subscribe & Save Introducing Handmade Find the Best Purina Pro Plan for Your Pet Amazon Gift Card Offer wdftv wdftv wdftv  Amazon Echo Starting at $49.99 Kindle Voyage AutoRip in CDs & Vinyl Shop Now Learn more

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.

  • Apple
  • Android
  • Windows Phone
  • Android

To get the free app, enter your email address or mobile phone number.

Political Theory In Transition 0th Edition

1 customer review
ISBN-13: 978-1857288544
ISBN-10: 1857288548
Why is ISBN important?
This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. The 13-digit and 10-digit formats both work.
Scan an ISBN with your phone
Use the Amazon App to scan ISBNs and compare prices.
Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Buy used
Buy new
More Buying Choices
15 New from $73.14 10 Used from $5.50
Free Two-Day Shipping for College Students with Amazon Student Free%20Two-Day%20Shipping%20for%20College%20Students%20with%20Amazon%20Student

Save up to 80% on Textbook Rentals Rent Textbooks
$170.00 FREE Shipping. Only 1 left in stock (more on the way). Ships from and sold by Gift-wrap available.

Editorial Reviews


...Noel O'Sullivan has produced an excellent and stimulating introduction to the current concern of political theorist. Canadian Journal of Political Science Vol. 35, No, 1 .
The contributors are to be congratulated, however, in providing such a fine introduction to the diverse topics and concerns of contemporray political theorist. Canadian Journal of Political Science Vol, 35, No. 1. .

About the Author

Noel O' Sullivan is Professor of Political Philosophy at the University of Hull


Best Books of the Month
Best Books of the Month
Want to know our Editors' picks for the best books of the month? Browse Best Books of the Month, featuring our favorite new books in more than a dozen categories.

Product Details

  • Hardcover: 272 pages
  • Publisher: Routledge (April 20, 2000)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 1857288548
  • ISBN-13: 978-1857288544
  • Product Dimensions: 6.1 x 0.7 x 9.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1.2 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 1.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #11,761,433 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Customer Reviews

5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
See the customer review
Share your thoughts with other customers

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

4 of 5 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on April 12, 2002
Format: Paperback
This book formed the basis for an honours seminar course in politics. Whilst there are a huge variety of topics in contemporary political theory covered, unfortunately the impression one gets is of serious space limitations placed upon each contributing author. The weakenss in many of the contributions is the continual reference to theorists and authors that, unless the reader were deeply schooled in political theory, serve only to confuse the reader and leave the the reader struggling to make sense of the author's argument. The feeling of space limitations arises from the way many of the contributors assume the reader is already familiar with many of the theorists and authors mentioned and the failure to provide even more than a rudimentary background sketch of the theoretical 'schools' referred to.
Undoubtedly the contributors to the volume are knowledgeable in their field, but the going is very hard in much of the book for even a relatively half-interested reader. In many instances, the reader struggles to gain a 'big-picture' overview of the subject, and is left feeling led into the by-ways and country lanes of political theory. This book is strictly for those dedicated to modern political theory at honours level or above. Pity the student forced to read this book for a university course.
Comment Was this review helpful to you? Yes No Sending feedback...
Thank you for your feedback.
Sorry, we failed to record your vote. Please try again
Report abuse

Set up an Amazon Giveaway

Amazon Giveaway allows you to run promotional giveaways in order to create buzz, reward your audience, and attract new followers and customers. Learn more
Political Theory In Transition
This item: Political Theory In Transition
Price: $170.00
Ships from and sold by