Is it right to depose an unjust ruler? Is democracy really the best form of government? And can war ever be justified? Throughout history, humankind has asked these and other big questions about how we can best govern ourselves – and big thinkers have offered solutions that continue to shape our world.
Written in plain English, The Politics Book is packed with short, pithy explanations that cut through the jargon, step-by-step diagrams that untangle knotty theories, and witty illustrations that play with our ideas of politics.
Whether you’re a complete beginner, an avid student, or an armchair expert, you’ll find plenty of food for thought in this book.