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Political science: a primer

Islam, Syed Serajul and Moten, Abdul Rashid (2005) Political science: a primer. Thomson Learning, Singapore. ISBN 9812545301

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Abstract

This book is intended to introduce students to the study of politics, and make them aware of their civil rights and responsibilities as responsible citizens. This primer focuses on issues in the hope that the excitement of politics will interest students to learn more about politics. It also examines the nature and purpose of government, in particular the Malaysia government, the responsibility of a citizen, the nature of law, and the prospects of development through elections, political parties and leadership. One of the chapters discusses some of the well-known thinkers which political science beginners would find familiar. This primer shows the relevance of politics to Islam as a way of life. It also examines 14 issues of importance and concludes with a chapter on the various dimensions of the government and politics in Malaysia.

Item Type: Book
Additional Information: 1667/991 (fpJA88M4I82P 2005)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Political science, Islam and state, Islam and politics
Subjects: J Political Science > JA Political science (General)
Kulliyyahs/Centres/Divisions/Institutes: Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences
Kulliyyah of Islamic Revealed Knowledge and Human Sciences > Department of Political Science
Depositing User: Ms Zati Atiqah Mohamad Tanuri
Date Deposited: 18 Jul 2011 11:43
Last Modified: 18 Jul 2011 11:43
URI: http://irep.iium.edu.my/id/eprint/991

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