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Author Wilson, Francis Graham, 1901-1976, author
Title The elements of modern politics : an introduction to political science / by Francis Graham Wilson
Imprint New York, London; McGraw-Hill book Co., 1936
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Edition 1st ed
Descript xii, 716 pages ; 24 cm
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unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "Selected references" at end of each chapter
Includes bibliographical references and index
The approach to politics. Political principles and the state ; The problem of method in politics -- General principles of the state. The state and its sovereignty ; The organization of political authority ; Some theories of the nature of the state ; The ends of the state ; The principles of political obedience -- Foundations of democracy. Democracy as a form of government ; Democracy as social philosophy ; The nature of public opinion ; Some dynamics of public opinion -- Functional principles of democratic government. The principles of political participation ; The political party in the democratic state ; Principles of representation ; Democracy and administration -- Democracy and the international community. Nationalism and internationalism ; The state in an organized world -- Citizenship. Modern citizenship -- The evaluation of the democratic state. The crisis in liberalism ; Progress, law and morals ; The functions of the state ; The challenge of political pluralism -- The authoritarian state. The communist system ; The fascist experiment ; German national socialism ; Pragmatic collectivism
Subject Political science
Alt Title Introduction to political science
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