3 edition of Introduction to political concepts found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||John Hoffman, Paul Graham.|
|LC Classifications||JA66 .H64 2006|
|The Physical Object|
|LC Control Number||2005057755|
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Political Ideologies An Introduction All people are political thinkers. Whether they know it or not, people use political ideas and concepts whenever they express their opinions or speak their mind. Everyday language is littered This book is primarily a study of political ideologies, rather than an analysis of the nature of.
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