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Political ideology today / Ian Adams.

By: Adams, Ian, 1943- [author.]
Material type: TextTextSeries: Politics todayPublisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press, [2001]Copyright date: c 2001Edition: Second editionDescription: xi, 315 pages ; 25 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780719060205; 0719060206Subject(s): Political science | Ideology | | BAEPS, Political Science October2013 October2016Genre/Form: -- Reading bookDDC classification: 320.5 Summary: An introduction to political ideologies, this book explains the nature of ideology and its part in political life. It then examines liberalism, socialism, conservatism, marxism, anarchism and fascism in turn, taking a broadly historical approach to show how each has evolved. The new right in the 1980s is also discussed, together with more recent developments in religious and sexual politics. Adams shows that contemporary ideological thinking is thriving, despite the "end of ideology" proclaimed after the capitalist West's triumph in the Cold War. He also discusses prospects for future ideological developments.
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An introduction to political ideologies, this book explains the nature of ideology and its part in political life. It then examines liberalism, socialism, conservatism, marxism, anarchism and fascism in turn, taking a broadly historical approach to show how each has evolved. The new right in the 1980s is also discussed, together with more recent developments in religious and sexual politics. Adams shows that contemporary ideological thinking is thriving, despite the "end of ideology" proclaimed after the capitalist West's triumph in the Cold War. He also discusses prospects for future ideological developments.

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