This edited book introduces students and scholars to Comparative Political Thought. Featuring contributions from an excellent international line-up of esteemed scholars it examines some of the following issues:
- Is political theory 'Western-centric'?
- What can we learn from non-Western traditions of political thought?
- How do we compare different strands of national and regional political thought?
- Political thought in China, India, the Middle East and Latin America
- Islamic political thought
- Political thought in the wake of post-colonialism
This is a much-needed overview of this key emerging area and will be of interest to all tsudents of political theory, thought and philosophy.
Michael Freeden is Emeritus Professor of Politics, and the founder of the Centre for Political Ideologies, at the University of Oxford.Andrew Vincent is Honorary Professor at Cardiff University and Emeritus Professor at the University of Sheffield.