Political Keywords: A Guide for Students, Activists, and Everyone Else (Paperback)

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Written by renowned political philosopher Andrew Levine, Political Keywords guides readers through today's most commonly used- and misused- political terminology.

  • A much-needed dictionary of contemporary political vernacular from "alienation" to "Zionism"
  • Defines the most important political keywords, i.e. the often-confusing (and sometimes intentionally misleading) terms that are used to describe our politics
  • Refamiliarizes the reader with today's most commonly used and misused terms, thus clarifying the current political landscape
  • Assumes no prior academic background in politics
  • Includes extensive cross-referencing, suggested further readings, and a
    comprehensive glossary
  • Provides the ideal guide to navigating a landscape of dangerously vague terms

About the Author

Andrew Levine is Senior Scholar at the Institute for Policy Studies (Washington DC), and Research Professor in Philosophy at the University of Maryland, College Park. He is author of many books, most recently Rethinking Liberal Equality: From A "Utopian" Point of View (1998), Engaging Political Philosophy: Hobbes to Rawls (Blackwell, 2001), A Future for Marxism? (2003), and The American Ideology (2004).
Product Details
ISBN: 9781405150651
ISBN-10: 1405150653
Publisher: Blackwell Publishers
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2007
Pages: 299
Language: English