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Political power and social theory.

Political power and social theory.

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Published by JAI in Amsterdam .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Diane E. Davis.
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Paginationxxi, 284 p. :
Number of Pages284
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Open LibraryOL22578667M
ISBN 100762310367
OCLC/WorldCa53912870

Thomas Hobbes and John Locke both were influential in the development of the social contract theory. Both Hobbes and Locke made contributions to modern political science and they also had similar views on where powers lie in society. Thomas Hobbes was best known for his political philosophy, he was an English philosopher, a scientist and historian.   The electronic edition of The Oxford Handbook of Political Theory provides comprehensive and critical coverage of political theory. In this book, forty-five articles by distinguished political theorists look at the state of the field, where it has Author: Lonya Humphrey.

This journal presents the best work from the wide array of interests that constitute ‘contemporary political theory,’ from post-structuralist thought to analytical philosophy, from feminist theory to international relations theory, from philosophies of the social sciences to . Gerard Delanty is Professor of Sociology and Social & Political Thought at the University of has edited several volumes, including (with Krishan Kumar) the Handbook of Nations and Nationalism (Sage, ), and the Handbook of Contemporary European Social Theory (Routledge, ). His most recent book is The Cosmopolitan Imagination (Cambridge University Press, ).

  Scholars in the humanities and social sciences have turned to ethics to theorize politics in what seems to be an increasingly depoliticized age. Yet the move toward ethics has obscured the ongoing value of political responsibility and the vibrant life it represents as an effective response to power. For further discussion, see the entries under "Theory" at the book's web site. "Public Versus Private" from Chapter 3 of Freedom's Power, "The Opening of the Public Sphere: Early-Modern Origins," Chapter 1 of The Creation of the Media: Political Origins of Modern Communications (Basic Books, ). Sociology of Knowledge and the Professions.


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Power is a complex topic that is viewed in entirely different ways by different writers. Power can be seen as a property of agents, with some agents having more power than others.

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