Political Obligation

Author:   John Horton
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Edition:   2nd ed. 2010
ISBN:  

9780230576513


Pages:   256
Publication Date:   15 September 2010
Format:   Paperback
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How should we understand the relationship between citizens and governments, and what are the obligations of citizens? In this substantially revised new edition of an influential text, John Horton challenges dominant theories by offering an 'associative' account focusing particularly on what it is to be a member of a political community.

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Author:   John Horton
Publisher:   Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Imprint:   Red Globe Press
Edition:   2nd ed. 2010
Dimensions:   Width: 15.50cm , Height: 1.30cm , Length: 23.50cm
Weight:   0.297kg
ISBN:  

9780230576513


ISBN 10:   0230576516
Pages:   256
Publication Date:   15 September 2010
Audience:   College/higher education ,  Undergraduate ,  Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Out of Print
Availability:   In Print   Availability explained
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Table of Contents

Problems of Political Obligation Voluntarist Theories Teleological Theories Deontological Theories Anarchism: Political and Philosophical Associative Political Obligation and its Critics Elaborating the Associative Theory Conclusion.

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Reviews of the previous edition: perceptive and closely argued...this valuable book deserves a warm welcome - Professor Lord Bhikhu Parekh, University of Westminster, UK both an excellent introduction for advanced students and a useful challenge for those familiar with the field of political obligation - Professor Richard Dagger, University of Richmond, US


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JOHN HORTON is Professor of Political Philosophy, Keele University, UK.

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