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By Geoffrey Nowell-Smith

The Oxford Handbooks of Political Science is a ten-volume set of reference books providing authoritative and interesting severe overviews of the nation of political technological know-how. This quantity, The Oxford guide of Political Theory, offers entire and important insurance of the vigorous and contested box of political concept, and should support set the schedule for the sector for years yet to come. lengthy famous as one of many major branches of political technology, political idea has lately burgeoned in lots of various instructions. Forty-five chapters through extraordinary political theorists examine the country of the sphere, the place it's been within the contemporary prior, and the place it really is prone to pass in destiny. They learn political theory's edges in addition to its center, the globalizing context of the sphere, and the demanding situations awarded by means of social, financial, and technological alterations.

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All the Handbooks in this series end with what is perhaps unhappily termed the ‘‘Old and New’’ section. In this case, it provides the opportunity for two highly inXuential but very diVerent political theorists—Arlene Saxonhouse and William Connolly—to reXect on their experiences and perceptions of theory as it has changed, developed, improved, and/or worsened in the course of their careers. Where other contributors were asked to weave their own distinctive take on a topic into essays that would also work as overviews of the sub-Weld, our last contributors were encouraged to write from a more personal angle.

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