Political Ideologies: An Introduction - 5th Edition (2012)

Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan


An introduction to the political creeds and doctrines that have dominated and shaped world politics, ranging from traditional 19th century ideologies, such as liberalism, socialism and conservatism, to so-called 'new' ideologies such as feminism, ecologism and political Islam.

"One of the best available introductions to the subject anywhere in print", Professor Andrew Gamble, University of Cambridge.


  • Introduction: understanding ideology
  • Liberalism
  • Conservatism
  • Socialism
  • Nationalism
  • Anarchism
  • Fascism
  • Feminism
  • Ecologism
  • Religious fundamentalism
  • Multiculturalism
  • Conclusion: a post-ideological age?