The Terms of Political Discourse
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BeschreibungPower. Interest. Freedom. Responsibility. Connolly explores and confronts sets of interrelated concepts such as these -- concepts whose meanings are persistently subject to debate in the context of political discourse. He illuminates the role played in political life and political enquiry by such conceptual contests.
InhaltsverzeichnisPreface to the Second Edition. Preface to the First Edition. Introduction. Part I: Essentially Contested Concepts in Politics:. Essentially Contested Concepts. An Example: a Politics.a . a Descriptivea and a Normativea Concepts. The Role of Ordinary Language. Part II: Interests in Politics:. The Import of Contests Over a Interestsa . Interests as Policy Preference. Utilitarian Interests. Interests as Need Fulfillment. Real Interests. Appraisals of Real Interests. Interest--Regarding Explanations. Part III: Power and Responsibility:. Forms of Power. Power and Responsibility. Toward a Paradigm of a Having Power Overa .
PortraitWilliam E. Connolly is Professor of Political Science at the Johns Hopkins University, and is the author of Identity/Difference: Democratic Negotiations of Political Paradox.
Pressestimmen"Considered as a general introduction to contemporary political theory, social philosophy and the broader questions in political science, it can hardly be equalled. It is admirably lucid and concise in expression, and scholarly, original and profound in argument." J. N. Gray, Jesus College, Oxford
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: JOHN WILEY & SONS INC
Erscheinungsdatum: Dezember 1993
Seitenanzahl: 284 Seiten