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Parekh, Bhikhu C.

Overview
Works: 142 works in 675 publications in 5 languages and 17,817 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps  Reference works  Conference papers and proceedings  Biography  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Publishing director, Honoree, wpr, Dedicatee, Author of introduction
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Most widely held works about Bhikhu C Parekh
 
Most widely held works by Bhikhu C Parekh
Gandhi : a very short introduction by Bhikhu C Parekh( )

32 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in English and Gujarati and held by 2,438 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Gandhi was one of the few men in history to fight simultaneously on moral, religious, political, social, economic, and cultural fronts. Gandhi's life and thought has had an enormous impact both within and outside India, and he continues to be widely revered as one of the greatest moral and political leaders of the twentieth century." "In the Very Short Introduction to Gandhi's life and thought, Bhikhu Parekh cutlines both Gandhi's major philosophical insights and the limitations of his thought. He looks at Gandhi's spiritual view of politics, his unique form of liberal communitarianism, and his theories of oppression, non-violent action, and active citizenship. He also considers how the success of Gandhi's principles was limited by his lack of coherent theories of evil, and of state and power, and how his hostility to modern civilization impeded his appreciation of its complexity."--Jacket
European liberalism and 'the Muslim question' by Bhikhu C Parekh( )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Rethinking multiculturalism : cultural diversity and political theory by Bhikhu C Parekh( Book )

52 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and French and held by 1,427 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Showing that the Western tradition of political philosophy from Plato onwards has very limited theoretical resources to cope with cultural diversity, the author discusses how the Western tradition can be revised and what conceptual tools are needed
Culture and economy in the Indian diaspora by Bhikhu C Parekh( )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in English and held by 1,162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Indian diaspora is one of the largest and most significant in the world today with between nine and twelve million people of Indian origin living outside South Asia. With successive waves of migration over the last two hundred years to almost every continent, it has assumed increasing self-consciousness and importance. Culture and Economy in the Indian Diaspora examines the Indian diaspora in Mauritius, South Africa, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, the Middle East, Trinidad, Australia, the US, Canada and the UK and addresses the core issues of demography, economy, culture and future development. It provides a comprehensive analysis of the crucial relationship between culture and economy in the diaspora over time. This book will appeal to all those interested in transnational communities, migration, ethnicity and racial studies, and South Asia
Marx's theory of ideology by Bhikhu C Parekh( Book )

21 editions published between 1981 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Although Marx's concept of ideology has been a subject of considerable discussion, much of the debate has proved to be rather disappointing. There has been no systematic attempt to examine why Marx needed the concept of ideology, why it was an important concept for him and how it related to his views on truth and objectivity. This book, first published in 1982, considers these and other neglected questions. It explains why Marx continued to use the term ideology throughout his life to mean both idealism and apologia and traces the complex ways in which, according to Marx, such talented writers
Contemporary political thinkers by Bhikhu C Parekh( Book )

25 editions published between 1982 and 2005 in 3 languages and held by 772 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gandhi's political philosophy : a critical examination by Bhikhu C Parekh( Book )

31 editions published between 1988 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'...This book is a gem.' Joy Huntley, Perspectives '...highly recommended, exceptionally insightful.' Robert N.Minor, Journal of Church and State '...Bhikhu Parekh's book will easily rank as one of the most outstanding contributions to the study of Gandhi. It is absorbingly interesting, sophisticated and subtle in its argument yet easy to read.' Times Higher Education Supplement '...a deft and sympathetic portrayal of Gandhi's ideas...' New Statesman
Politics and experience: essays presented to Professor Michael Oakeshott on the occasion of his retirement by Preston T King( Book )

27 editions published between 1968 and 2010 in English and held by 715 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy Bentham, ten critical essays by Bhikhu C Parekh( Book )

19 editions published between 1974 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jeremy Bentham, the father of utilitarianism, not only created a philosophical system which sought a rational solution to the problems of ethics, but was also concerned with the practical application of his theories to social reforms, administration, education and the law. This reissued volume represents a comprehensive collection of essays on Bentham's work from J.S. Mill to the year of the book's first publication in 1974. The wide range of Bentham's concern and the varied reactions he provoked are well represented by the essays in this volume. It begins with Mill's famous apprais
Multiculturalism rethought : interpretations, dilemmas and new directions : essays in honour of Bhikhu Parekh by Varun Uberoi( )

8 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A selection of the leading theorists of multiculturalism revisit aspects of Parekh's work both to underline its continuing importance and the ongoing vitality of multiculturalist theory
Knowledge and belief in politics; the problem of ideology by Robert Benewick( Book )

11 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The history atlas of Asia by Ian Barnes( )

3 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The atlas demonstrates the importance of Asia as a "melting pot" of ideas, beliefs, and cultures that have provided the wider world with so much in terms of religion, medicine, literature, and knowledge"--Foreword
Bentham's political thought by Jeremy Bentham( Book )

17 editions published between 1973 and 2017 in English and held by 525 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah Arendt and the search for a new political philosophy by Bhikhu C Parekh( Book )

18 editions published between 1981 and 2015 in English and held by 480 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studie over de politieke ideeën van de Amerikaanse, uit Duitsland afkomstige filosofe (1906-1975)
The concept of socialism by Bhikhu C Parekh( Book )

17 editions published in 1975 in English and held by 455 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new politics of identity : political principles for an interdependent world by Bhikhu C Parekh( Book )

14 editions published in 2008 in English and Spanish and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'A New Politics of Identity' pursues many of the central issues raised in the author's 'Rethinking Multiculturalism' focusing in particular on their consequences for global politics
Colonialism, tradition, and reform : an analysis of Gandhi's political discourse by Bhikhu C Parekh( Book )

17 editions published between 1989 and 1999 in English and held by 421 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Race relations in Britain : a developing agenda by Tessa Blackstone( Book )

11 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The arrival of the SS Empire Windrush in 1948 inaugurated the process of post-war black migration into Britain. With ethnic minorities now firmly established in Britain it is time to take stock of the state of contemporary ethnic relations. Race Relations in Britain brings together leading experts in the field to explore key issues. With a concluding essay by Peter Newsam, an influential figure in highlighting and combating racial discrimination, this book assesses the success of the 1976 Race Relations Act and finds that there is still much work to be done to ensure equality for ethnic minorities in Britain
The decolonization of imagination : culture, knowledge and power( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 1997 in English and Undetermined and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Decolonization of Imagination paves the way for a truly global cultural politics. Acknowledging that both the West and the former colonized have been shaped by colonial imaginaries, the book explores a wide range of cultural decolonization strategies. A distinguished cast of contributors, from both North and South, looks at the relations between culture and power, domination and the imagination in a variety of contexts. This important contribution to post-colonial theory will be essential reading for all students and academics in cultural studies, literary studies, political and social theory and development studies
The future of multi-ethnic Britain : report of the Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain by Runnymede Trust( Book )

29 editions published between 2000 and 2010 in English and held by 318 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is the report of the Commission on the Future of Multi-Ethnic Britain, showing how society is changing, and the policies that have to be put in place. It was launched by the Home Secretary in 1997
 
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European liberalism and 'the Muslim question'
Alternative Names
Bhikhu C. Parekh

Bhikhu Parekh

Bhikhu Parekh, Baron Parekh britischer Politiker, Politikwissenschaftler, Hochschullehrer und Autor

Bhikhu Parekh British political theorist

Bhikhu Parekh Brits auteur

Parekh, B. C.

Parekh, B. C. 1935-

Parekh, B. C. (Bhikhu C.)

Parekh, B. C. (Bhikhu C.), 1935-

Parekh, Bhikhu.

Parekh, Bhikhu 1935-

Parekh, Bhikhu C.

Parekh, Bhikhu Chhotal

Parekh, Bhikhu Chotalal.

Parekh, Bhikhu Chotalal 1935-

Parekh, Bhiku C.

Languages
English (386)

Spanish (11)

French (2)

German (1)

Gujarati (1)

Covers
European liberalism and 'the Muslim question'Rethinking multiculturalism : cultural diversity and political theoryCulture and economy in the Indian diasporaPolitics and experience: essays presented to Professor Michael Oakeshott on the occasion of his retirementJeremy Bentham, ten critical essaysThe history atlas of AsiaA new politics of identity : political principles for an interdependent worldColonialism, tradition, and reform : an analysis of Gandhi's political discourse