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3. Ends and means in war

3. Ends and means in war  

Michael Howard

in Clausewitz: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775642
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802576.003.0003
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‘Ends and means in war’ deals with Clausewitz's fascination with the dialectic between ends and means. For him, combat was both the end — because troops are meant to fight — and the means — ... More
1. Introducing criminology

1. Introducing criminology  

Tim Newburn

in Criminology: A Very Short Introduction

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Apr 2018
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Apr 2018
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9780191785511
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10.1093/actrade/9780199643257.003.0001
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‘Introducing criminology’ explains that according to American criminologist, Edwin Sutherland, criminology is the body of knowledge regarding crime as a social phenomenon including within ... More
4. Enter the proletariat

4. Enter the proletariat  

Peter Singer

in Marx: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191860652
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10.1093/actrade/9780198821076.003.0004
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In 1844, Marx published an article called ‘Towards a Critique of Hegel’s Philosophy of Right: Introduction’, which stands as a milestone in the road to Marxism. This is where Marx first ... More
9. The indispensable welfare state

9. The indispensable welfare state  

David Garland

in The Welfare State: A Very Short Introduction

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Mar 2016
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Apr 2016
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9780191780981
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10.1093/actrade/9780199672660.003.0009
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9780199672660
‘The indispensable welfare state’ concludes that the welfare state is a fundamental dimension of modern government, integral to the economic functioning and social health of capitalist ... More
1. Socialist traditions

1. Socialist traditions  

Michael Newman

in Socialism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2005
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Sep 2013
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9780191775949
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10.1093/actrade/9780192804310.003.0002
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‘Socialist traditions’ explores the development of the theory of socialism, from its earliest years until the establishment of the Communist Party in Russia, and its split with the social ... More
Epilogue

Epilogue  

Allen C. Guelzo

in Lincoln: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2009
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Sep 2013
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9780199365661
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10.1093/actrade/9780195367805.003.0009
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Is it possible to put value on the achievements of Abraham Lincoln? Lincoln was described as the Great American Man and there were many ways in which he lived up to that name. The Epilogue ... More
12. Ideology Challenges Politics

12. Ideology Challenges Politics  

Kenneth Minogue

in Politics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776472
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853882.003.0012
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‘Ideology Challenges Politics’ identifies what ideologies are and how they differ from political doctrines. Ideology refers to the negative and positive poles of a dogmatic conviction. It ... More
6. How to Analyse a Modern Society

6. How to Analyse a Modern Society  

Kenneth Minogue

in Politics: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2000
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Sep 2013
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9780191776472
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10.1093/actrade/9780192853882.003.0006
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‘How to Analyse a Modern State’ considers the relationships between politics, the state, society, and the economy along with the views of Hobbes, Hegel, and Marx. The new sovereign state ... More
1. Should ideologies be ill-reputed?

1. Should ideologies be ill-reputed?  

Michael Freeden

in Ideology: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775673
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802811.003.0001
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Ideology is a word that evokes strong emotional responses. ‘Should ideologies be ill-reputed’ examines how ideologies are perceived. For many, ideologies are associated with -isms, such as ... More
5. Logic and dialectics

5. Logic and dialectics  

Peter Singer

in Hegel: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191775468
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801975.003.0005
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‘Logic and dialectics’ explains the aspect of logic so frequently said to be Hegel's greatest discovery, the dialectical method. The goal of logic, Hegel states, is truth. What sort of ... More
6. Aftermath

6. Aftermath  

Peter Singer

in Hegel: A Very Short Introduction

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Aug 2001
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Sep 2013
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9780191775468
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10.1093/actrade/9780192801975.003.0006
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‘Aftermath’ looks at the more immediate influence Hegel had in the world after his death. His followers split into two camps: the orthodox or Right Hegelians who followed in the style of ... More
Introduction

Introduction  

Michael Howard

in Clausewitz: A Very Short Introduction

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Feb 2002
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Sep 2013
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9780191775642
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802576.003.5001
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9780192802576
Not many would dispute the importance of Clausewitz's study On War. Few if any other writers on war have succeeded as he did in transcending the limitations imposed on their insights by the ... More
5. The case against secularism

5. The case against secularism  

Andrew Copson

in Secularism: A Very Short Introduction

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Jul 2019
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Aug 2019
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9780191809378
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10.1093/actrade/9780198747222.003.0005
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9780198747222
Arguments against secularism come from both defensive and offensive positions and vary accordingly. ‘The case against secularism’ considers some of the opponents to secularism, including ... More
11. Is Marx still relevant?

11. Is Marx still relevant?  

Peter Singer

in Marx: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191860652
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10.1093/actrade/9780198821076.003.0011
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By the early 20th century, Marxism was the dominant ideology of the left, especially in Europe. Marxism spread significantly around the world after the two world wars, but Marx’s prominence ... More
Ideology: A Very Short Introduction

Ideology: A Very Short Introduction  

Michael Freeden

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775673
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802811.001.0001
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Ideology: A Very Brief Introduction is an examination of the major theories of ideology and the ways they have enriched our comprehension of ideology. Ideology is one of the ... More
2. Overcoming illusions: how ideologies came to stay

2. Overcoming illusions: how ideologies came to stay  

Michael Freeden

in Ideology: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775673
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802811.003.0002
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The emergence of the concept of ideology from under the Marxist wing is a complex story. ‘Overcoming illusions: how ideologies came to stay’ traces this story and in particular the ... More
9. From resignation to renewal

9. From resignation to renewal  

Stephen Eric Bronner

in Critical Theory: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Oct 2017
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Oct 2017
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9780190692704
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10.1093/actrade/9780190692674.003.0010
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‘From resignation to renewal’ examines where critical theory has gone wrong, and how it can reorient itself for the future. Critical theory was originally intended as an alternative to ... More
4. The struggle over political language

4. The struggle over political language  

Michael Freeden

in Ideology: A Very Short Introduction

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Jun 2003
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Sep 2013
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9780191775673
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10.1093/actrade/9780192802811.003.0004
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Developments in linguistics provided another external source of inspiration for students of ideology. ‘The struggle over political language’ explores the contribution of language to the ... More
1. A life and its legacy

1. A life and its legacy  

Peter Singer

in Marx: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191860652
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10.1093/actrade/9780198821076.003.0001
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9780198821076
Marx’s influence, which has extended beyond communist societies, can be compared to that of major religious figures like Jesus or Muhammad. The lives of hundreds of millions of people were ... More
10. Was Marx right?

10. Was Marx right?  

Peter Singer

in Marx: A Very Short Introduction (2nd edn)

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Mar 2018
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Mar 2018
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9780191860652
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10.1093/actrade/9780198821076.003.0010
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9780198821076
Many of Marx’s predictions have been proven wrong. If Marx did not make scientific discoveries about economics and society, what did he get right? ‘Was Marx right?’ suggests it is better to ... More

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