From Ideologies to Public Philosophies (Paperback)

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From Ideologies to Public Philosophies: An Introduction to Political Theory provides a comprehensive and systematic account of the major ideologies of the 19th and 20th centuries--along with contemporary and emerging outlooks--to address the essential questions of political theory.

  • Explores the major ideologies of the 19th and 20th centuries while making clear distinctions for the reader between often-confused interpretations of ideologies
  • Engaging 'reader friendly' style will appeal to students and facilitate sophisticated discussions
  • Develops and defends pluralism as a broad public policy that is accepted by diverse political groups
  • Supported by a glossary of terms, suggestions for further reading, and other helpful student and instructor resources at

About the Author

Paul Schumaker is Professor of Political Science at the University of Kansas, where he has taught courses in political theory and community politics since 1972. Dr. Schumaker has authored several books on political theory, including Critical Pluralism, Democratic Performance, and Community Power (1991).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781405168359
ISBN-10: 1405168358
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Publication Date: January 1st, 2008
Pages: 506
Language: English