This book is intended to serve as the foundational text for a unit within a course. Over seven chapters, the book focuses on theories and concepts related to nationalism and self-determination, then asks under what circumstances secession is justified.
Category: POLS 120
Conflict, War and Revolution: The problem of politics in international political thought (Kelly, 2022) – LSE Press (CC-BY)
Written by a professor of political theory in the London School of Economics’ Department of Government, this open access volume explores themes related to conflict, violence, and politics through essays on ten thinkers from antiquity into the present day. Part I of the book examines in separate chapters the contributions of Thucydides, Augustine, Machiavelli, and …
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On Civic Republicanism: Ancient Lessons for Global Politics (Kellow and Leddy, eds., 2016, University of Toronto Press) (CC BY-NC-ND)
With contributions from scholars across North America and Europe, this edited volume explores contemporary political problems through various texts from antiquity through the present. Divided into two parts and a total of 15 chapters, the first five chapters explore “the classical heritage” and the last ten chapters turn to European Enlightenment ideas.
This edited volume is organized as a dialogue on the theme of global citizenship. In response to a lead essay by Canadian political theorist James Tully, seven subsequent chapters offer responses to Tully’s framing of global citizenship. The ninth and final chapter offers a closing response from Tully.