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Critical Concepts in Political Science, 1st Edition

Edited by Jeremy Jennings


406 pages

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Hardback: 9780415249041
pub: 2003-12-18
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This four-volume collection combines the historical with the conceptual, providing a guide to the main themes that have structured socialist thought and practice over the last 200 years. The set also examines contemporary socialism. A detailed index and new introduction makes this set an invaluable reference tool for students and researchers of politics.

Table of Contents

Volume I:

* Origins and Precursors

* Utopian Socialism

* The Marxism of Karl Marx

* Engles versus Marx

* Non-Marxist Socialism in the C19th

* Reform or Revolution

Volume II:

* Marxist-Leninism and the Russian Revolution

* Socialism and Internationalism

* Stalinism and the Soviet Model of Socialism

* The Socialism of Dissidence (e.g. former Soviet Bloc)

* Socialism in the New World (especially in the USA)

Volume III:

* Socialism and War

* Socialism and Property

* Socialism and the State

* Socialism and Philosophy

* Socialism and Science

* Socialism and Democracy

Volume IV:

* Socialism and Culture (art, literature etc.)

* Socialism and Gender

* Socialism and Ecology

* Socialism and Postmodernism

* Market Socialism

* The Third Way

* The End of Socialism?

About the Series

Critical Concepts in Political Science

Critical Concepts in Political Science is a well-established series in Routledge’s Major Works publishing programme.

The series spans a broad range of titles with a number of collections covering key areas of this popular subject. Each of the Major Works collection within the series are edited by a leading scholar (or scholars). One of our most popular series, the next year is set to see a growing number of titles added, including Islamic Political and Social Movements.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Political Ideologies / Communism & Socialism