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Ideas of social order in the ancient world [electronic resource] / Vilho Harle.

By: Harle, Vilho.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Contributions in political science: no. 383.Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1998Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 252 p.).ISBN: 0313030057 (electronic bk.); 9780313030055 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Social control -- History | Social institutions -- History | International organization -- History | Civilization, Ancient | Sociale orde | Sociale controle | Klassieke oudheid | Social Science | SOCIAL SCIENCE -- General | Sociale orde | Sociale controle | Klassieke oudheid | Institution -- (Politik) -- Geschichte Altertum | Institution -- (Soziol.) -- Geschichte Altertum | Gesellschaftsordnung -- Geschichte Altertum | Soziale Kontrolle -- Geschichte Altertum | Geschichte | Sozialordnung | Altertum (Epoche)Genre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Ideas of social order in the ancient world.DDC classification: 303.3/3/09 Other classification: 08.21 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Foreword / Johan Galtung -- pt. I. Research Design. 1. International Theory and Social Order in Civilizational Thought. 2. Comparison of Civilizational Thought: The Cases and the Method -- pt. II. Principle-Oriented Patterns of Social Order. 3. Moral Principles as the Basis of Social Order. 4. Dharma and Caste as the Basis of Social Order. 5. Asha and Contract as the Basis of Social Order. 6. Torah and National Identity as the Basis of Social Order -- pt. III. Power-Oriented Patterns of Social Order. 7. The Ideal Community as the Basis of Social Order. 8. The Wise King as the Basis of Social Order. 9. Education as the Basis of Social Order. 10. Heroism as the Basis of Social Order. 11. Coercive Power as the Basis of Social Order. 12. Peaceful External Relations as the Basis of Social Order. 13. The Politics of Exclusion as the Basis of Social Order. 14. Power Politics as the Basis of Social Order -- Conclusions: Comparison of the Ideas of Social Order.
Summary: Harle focuses on the perennial issue of social order by providing a comparative analysis of ideas on social order in the classical Chinese political philosophy, the Indian epic and political literature, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, the classical Greek and Roman political thought, and early Christianity. His analysis is based on the religious, political, and literary texts that represent their respective civilizations as both their major achievements and sources of shared values.
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Foreword / Johan Galtung -- pt. I. Research Design. 1. International Theory and Social Order in Civilizational Thought. 2. Comparison of Civilizational Thought: The Cases and the Method -- pt. II. Principle-Oriented Patterns of Social Order. 3. Moral Principles as the Basis of Social Order. 4. Dharma and Caste as the Basis of Social Order. 5. Asha and Contract as the Basis of Social Order. 6. Torah and National Identity as the Basis of Social Order -- pt. III. Power-Oriented Patterns of Social Order. 7. The Ideal Community as the Basis of Social Order. 8. The Wise King as the Basis of Social Order. 9. Education as the Basis of Social Order. 10. Heroism as the Basis of Social Order. 11. Coercive Power as the Basis of Social Order. 12. Peaceful External Relations as the Basis of Social Order. 13. The Politics of Exclusion as the Basis of Social Order. 14. Power Politics as the Basis of Social Order -- Conclusions: Comparison of the Ideas of Social Order.

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Harle focuses on the perennial issue of social order by providing a comparative analysis of ideas on social order in the classical Chinese political philosophy, the Indian epic and political literature, Zoroastrianism, Judaism, the classical Greek and Roman political thought, and early Christianity. His analysis is based on the religious, political, and literary texts that represent their respective civilizations as both their major achievements and sources of shared values.

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