by A.M. Buckley


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What is government and why is it necessary?

What purposes should government serve?

You may feel you want to know more about how the world is organized politically. Where do you begin? Exploring World Governments identifies and explains different systems of government and their social, political, economic, religious, and cultural effects within each structure's confines. This series examines each government's impact on neighboring nations and the global community. Along the way, you'll learn how leaders gain and keep control and how they are replaced. You'll also discover some of the key figures involved with each form of government and how they influenced history. This series takes complex government concepts and delivers them in easy-to-read text. It's the perfect way to start Exploring World Governments.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781617147883
Publisher: Abdo Publishing
Publication date: 01/28/2011
Series: Exploring World Governments Series
Pages: 160
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.80(h) x 0.60(d)
Lexile: 1270L (what's this?)
Age Range: 14 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

Introduction: What Is Government? 6

Chapter 1 What Is Anarchism? 8

Chapter 2 Early History of Anarchism 18

Chapter 3 The Heyday Part One: Anarchism and Violence 30

Chapter 4 The Heyday Part Two: Anarchism and Society 40

Chapter 5 Poetry, Protest, and Punks 52

Chapter 6 Anarchism and Revolution 62

Chapter 7 Anarchist Economics 74

Chapter 8 Anarchism and Art 84

Chapter 9 Forms of Anarchism 94

Chapter 10 Case Studies 106

Chapter 11 An Anarchist Legacy 118

Chapter 12 Reality or Utopia? 132

Quick Facts 144

Glossary 148

Additional Resources 150

Source Notes 152

Index 157

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