Today's ISMS

Series
Longman
Author
Alan Ebenstein / William Ebenstein / Edwin Fogelman  
Publisher
Pearson
Cover
Softcover
Edition
11
Language
English
Total pages
212
Pub.-date
November 1999
ISBN13
9780130257147
ISBN
0130257141
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Description

For courses in Political Ideologies, Comparative Politics, Survey of Political Theory, and Introduction to Political Science.

A time-honored classic, this text provides thorough coverage of both theoretical and practical aspects of the major political and economic ideologies and value systems that shaped the twentieth century.

Features

  • NEW - Chapter on Libertarianism.
    • Explores this “ism” as an emerging ideology-its philosophical foundations and political development.

  • Historical developments of the majors ISMs.
    • Shows students the interplay between theory and practice over time.

  • Capitalism coverage.
    • Provides students with sections on monetary policy, capitalism and democracy, and cultural conservatism.

  • Fascism material.
    • Enables students to explore the future of this ideology.

  • Communism discussions.
    • Allows students to examine the demise of the Soviet Union and communism throughout the world, the Deng Era in China, and the future of communism.

  • “For Further Reading” sections-End each chapter.
    • Encourages students to use this reference to expand their understanding and study of the material in the text.

New to this Edition

  • Chapter on Libertarianism.
    • Explores this “ism” as an emerging ideology-its philosophical foundations and political development.

Table of Contents



1. Socialism.


2. Capitalism.


3. Fascism.


4. Communism.


5. Libertarianism.


Index.