Show Summary Details

p. 675. Thinking about politics: the new boys on the blocklocked

  • Michael Freeden

Abstract

Ideology is a mode of thinking about politics. However it is not the only mode and in ‘Thinking about politics: the new boys on the block’ alternative modes are considered. Also, morphological analysis is only one means of accessing ideological meaning. Political philosophy has a long history of contributing to political thinking and offers a different perspective to ideology. Another banner under which political thought has been studied has emerged in the form of conceptual history. There are strong affinities between modern conceptual history and the study of ideology.

Access to the complete content on Very Short Introductions online requires a subscription or purchase. Public users are able to search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter without a subscription.

Please subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you have purchased a print title that contains an access token, please see the token for information about how to register your code.

For questions on access or troubleshooting, please check our FAQs, and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us.