1. Schools of Thought in Politics series

    Series editor: The late Brian Barry, formerly of Columbia University, US and the London School of Economics, UK

    This series brings together outstanding selections of the most important articles in the main fields of teaching and research in politics, making them more accessible to a larger audience.

Books in this series

  1. Constitution, Democracy and State Power

    Constitution, Democracy and State Power

    Edited by Joshua Cohen, Archon Fung
    This important collection addresses these controversies with over fifty articles on basic political institutions such as the rule of law, judicial review, federalism, separation of powers, freedom of speech, elections and parties, direct democracy, organized social groups, and administrative agencies. Learn More
    1996   Hardback Price: $ 1,218.00   Web: $ 1,096.20
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  2. Feminism


    Edited by Susan M. Okin, Jane Mansbridge
    This important reference collection focuses on central issues in contemporary feminist debate. It includes sections on the critique of mainstream political theories, the feminist reconstruction of political concepts, the impact on moral theory of the ‘different voice’ ethic of care, and the equality/difference debate. Feminism includes the most important literature on the central themes of domination and subordination, essentialism, race and class. Learn More
    1994   Hardback Price: $ 510.00   Web: $ 459.00
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  3. The Politics of the Environment

    The Politics of the Environment

    Edited by Robert E. Goodin
    The Politics of the Environment brings together 25 classic essays on the political theory of the environment, ranging across environmental philosophy and political, social, legal and economic aspects of environmental action. Prefaced by an editorial introduction situating these materials in the context of the ongoing environmentalist debates, this collection provides beginners with a comprehensive introduction and specialists with a useful reference edition of widely dispersed materials on which any subsequent contributions must build. Learn More
    1994   Hardback Price: $ 358.00   Web: $ 322.20
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  4. The State and its Critics

    The State and its Critics

    Edited by Andrew Levine
    The State and its Critics is an authoritative selection of recent essays in normative political philosophy on the state as a form of political institution, focusing on its role with respect to such values as freedom, justice, well-being, economic efficiency, community, democracy and peace. These essays represent a variety of views about the state, from anarchist to statist and a variety of philosophical orientations, conservative, libertarian, Marxian and liberal. Learn More
    1992   Hardback Price: $ 473.00   Web: $ 425.70
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  5. Liberalism


    Edited by Richard J. Arneson
    These authoritative volumes present the key articles which illuminate the history and development of liberalism from the seminal contributions of John Locke down to the most recent work by contemporary political theorists such as John Rawls, Richard Rorty and Robert Nozick. Liberalism has inspired several political movements in Europe and in countries influenced by European culture during the last four centuries. It is closely identified with Western civilization in its entirety tracing its origins as far as the pre-Socratic philosophers. Learn More
    1992   Hardback Price: $ 1,150.00   Web: $ 1,035.00
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  6. Justice in Political Philosophy

    Justice in Political Philosophy

    Edited by Will Kymlicka
    Justice in Political Philosophy focuses in particular on the wide range of positions and debates which have emerged since the publication of John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice in 1971. Each view is presented through a representative selection of the major articles by both its proponents and critics. The schools covered include utilitarianism, liberal egalitarianism, libertarianism and their Marxist, communitarian and feminist critics. The authors represented include such influential figures as Rawls, Nozick, Dworkin, Cohen, Gauthier, Harsanyi, Barry, Sandel, MacIntyre, Gilligan and Mackinnon. The editor’s introduction explores the interrelations between these diverse theories and shows how there are considerable convergences as well as disagreements in the contemporary debates over justice. Learn More
    1992   Hardback Price: $ 731.00   Web: $ 657.90
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  7. Marxism


    Edited by Margaret Levi
    This major two volume reference work focuses on the works of contemporary Marxism which take as their inspiration the classical Marxian political economy, especially that of Marx, Engels, Lenin, Luxemburg and Gramsci. Learn More
    1991   Hardback Price: $ 677.00   Web: $ 609.30
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