This edited book introduces students and scholars to Comparative Political Thought. Featuring contributions from an excellent international line-up of esteemed scholars it examines some of the following issues:
- Is political theory 'Western-centric'?
- What can we learn from non-Western traditions of political thought?
- How do we compare different strands of national and regional political thought?
- Political thought in China, India, the Middle East and Latin America
- Islamic political thought
- Political thought in the wake of post-colonialism
This is a much-needed overview of this key emerging area and will be of interest to all tsudents of political theory, thought and philosophy.