9780814736579-0814736572-American Social and Political Thought: A Reader

American Social and Political Thought: A Reader

ISBN-13: 9780814736579
ISBN-10: 0814736572
Author: Hess, Andreas
Publication date: 2003
Publisher: NYU Press
Format: Paperback 200 pages
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ISBN-13: 9780814736579
ISBN-10: 0814736572
Author: Hess, Andreas
Publication date: 2003
Publisher: NYU Press
Format: Paperback 200 pages

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Acknowledged authors Hess, Andreas wrote American Social and Political Thought: A Reader comprising 200 pages back in 2003. Textbook and eTextbook are published under ISBN 0814736572 and 9780814736579. Since then American Social and Political Thought: A Reader textbook was available to sell back to BooksRun online for the top buyback price of $ 2.00 or rent at the marketplace.

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This reader provides substantial extracts from the core texts in the field of American social and political thought. It demonstrates the rich intellectual tradition of the United States, giving an unparalleled understanding of American society and politics through the reproduction of key writings from a wide variety of thinkers.

The first part covers the core traditions of American social and political thought—American Exceptionalism, Political Theology, Republicanism, Liberalism, and Pragmatism. In the second part, texts have been selected to demonstrate the ways in which these traditions have been applied to a broad range of issues and conditions.

Exceptionally well-written and jargon-free, with helpful introductions and selections from Frederick Jackson Turner, Max Weber, Michael Sandel, John Rawls, C. Wright Mills, Sheldon Wolin, Judith N. Shklar, bell hooks, Michael Walzer and Richard Rorty, among others, American Social and Political Thought will be the core text in the field.

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