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Jason C. Myers - The Politics of Equality: An Introduction - 9781848138438 - V9781848138438
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The Politics of Equality: An Introduction

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Description for The Politics of Equality: An Introduction Paperback. In The Politics of Equality, Jason C. Myers provides a readable, contemporary introduction to egalitarian political philosophy. Num Pages: 168 pages. BIC Classification: HPS; JPA; JPFF. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 215 x 137 x 13. Weight in Grams: 234.
Why are socialists, communists and social democrats concerned with the distribution of wealth? Why do they place so much importance on public goods such as education and health care? To what extent does democracy matter to socialist ideologies? In The Politics of Equality, Jason C. Myers sheds new light on questions like this, providing a readable, contemporary introduction to egalitarian political philosophy. Concentrating on ideas and values rather than on the rise and fall of parties and movements, the book offers crucial insights into a vital tradition of political thought and how it is key to our understanding of ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2010
Publisher
Bloomsbury Publishing PLC United Kingdom
Number of pages
160
Condition
New
Number of Pages
168
Place of Publication
, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781848138438
SKU
V9781848138438
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About Jason C. Myers
Jason C. Myers is Professor of Political Science at California State University, Stanislaus. He is the author of Indirect Rule in South Africa (2013), as well as numerous articles on ideology and political theory.

Reviews for The Politics of Equality: An Introduction
'Myers' Politics of Equality is a thoughtful, learned, simply-written attempt to revive a strain of political theory generally considered refuted by events: communism, socialism, social democracy, and related theories of social equality.' Michael Davis, Illinois Institute of Technology 'The Politics of Social Equality offers a readable entry into the history of egalitarian political theories invaluable for students of political ... Read more

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