A compilation of original readings from a wide range of ideological visions - right, middle, and "unorthodox" - Ideals and Ideologies puts readers directly in touch with the thinkers and the ideas that have shaped our world.
This new edition of Ball & Dagger's bestselling reader includes a generous sampling of key thinkers across the various traditions, presented within the intellectual and political context in which the thinkers thought and wrote. This reader is organized to work seamlessly with Ball and Dagger's companion textbook, Political Ideologies and the Democratic Ideal, together providing rigorous, comprehensive coverage of political ideologies and modern political thought.
A collection of original sources by major political thinkers, covering a range of political ideologies. Readings are arranged in sections on the concept of ideology, the democratic ideal, liberalism, conservatism, socialism and communism from Thomas More to Karl Marx, socialism and communism after Marx, fascism, liberation ideologies and the politics of identity, and green politics. New to this fourth edition are explanatory notes which translate foreign words, identify people and events, and supply historical context. There are also two new essays included. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)