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Political Theory and the State

David Held

Political Theory and the State

Essays on State Power and Democracy

by David Held

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Published by Blackwell Pub .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Political science & theory,
  • Political structure & processes,
  • Politics/International Relations

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages280
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10729449M
    ISBN 100745606199
    ISBN 109780745606194

    The State and Political Theory Martin Carnoy Published by Princeton University Press Carnoy, Martin. The State and Political Theory. Course Book ed. Princeton University Press, Cited by: David Held is Professor of Politics and Sociology at Open University, and the author of several books, most recently Political Theory and the Modern State: Essays on State, Power, and Democracy.

    This introductory article explains the theme of this book, which is about political theory. It evaluates the impact of literature that proved especially influential in framing debate through the last decades of the twentieth century and opening years of the twenty-first and examines the Cited by: 4. Political philosophy, also known as political theory, is the study of topics such as politics, liberty, justice, property, rights, law, and the enforcement of laws by authority: what they are, if they are needed, what makes a government legitimate, what rights and freedoms it should protect, what form it should take, what the law is, and what duties citizens owe to a legitimate government, if.

    This volume began its development as a special issue of the journal, Political Theory: An International Journal of Political Philosophy, in That year marked the thirtieth anniversary of the founding of the journal, as well as the fortieth anniversary of Isaiah Berlin's famous essay, “Does Political Theory Still Exist?” 1 It seemed an appropriate time to take stock of how scholars. In this revised edition of his classic Political Theory and International Relations, Charles Beitz rejects two highly influential conceptions of international theory as empirically inaccurate and theoretically misleading. In one, international relations is a Hobbesian state of nature in which moral judgments are entirely inappropriate, and in the other, states are analogous to persons in domestic society in having .


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