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Politics : Ideas in Profile (Paperback) (David Runciman)
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In the first title of the exciting new Ideas in Profile series, one of the world's leading political scientists asks the big questions about politics: what is it, why we do we need it, and where, in these turbulent times, is it heading? From the gap between rich and poor to the impact of social media, via Machiavelli, Hobbes, and Weber, David Runciman's comprehensive short introduction is concise, clear, relevant, entertaining, original, and global in scope.Politics makes essential reading for students and general readers.
David Runciman is professor of politics at Cambridge University.