Utilizing 100 key readings, The Political Theory Reader explores the rich tradition of ideas that shape the way we live and the great issues in political theory today. * Allows students to see how competing ideological viewpoints think about the same political issues * Provides readers with direct access to authors covered in the From Ideologies to Public Philosophies text * Facilitates discussions by having readings arranged thematically throughout text * Extracts of works specifically chosen to focus on topics central to issues covered in chapters.
Paul Schumaker is Professor of Political Science at the University of Kansas, where he has taught courses in political theory and community politics since 1972. Dr Schumaker has authored several books on political theory, including Critical Pluralism, Democratic Performance, and Community Power (1991). His most recent book is the political theory textbook From Ideologies to Public Philosophies (Wiley-Blackwell, 2008).