By (author) Ebenstein, Alan O.; By (author) Ebenstein, William; By (author) Fogelman, Edwin
For courses in Political Ideologies, Comparative Politics, Survey of Political Theory, and Introduction to Political Science. A time-honored classic, this text provides thorough coverage of both theoretical and practical aspects of the major political and economic ideologies and value systems that shaped the twentieth century.* NEW-Chapter on Libertarianism. * Explores this "ism" as an emerging ideology-its philosophical foundations and political development. * Historical developments of the majors ISMs. * Shows students the interplay between theory and practice over time. * Capitalism coverage. * Provides students with sections on monetary policy, capitalism and democracy, and cultural conservatism. * Fascism material. * Enables students to explore the future of this ideology. * Communism discussions. * Allows students to examine the demise of the Soviet Union and communism throughout the world, the Deng Era in China, and the future of communism. * "For Further Reading" sections-End each chapter. * Encourages students to use this reference to expand their understanding and study of the material in the text.