Includes bibliographical references (p. -288) and index.
Prologue - Humanity at the Crossroads -- Pt. I. Politics Today. 1. Political Problems and Issues. 2. British Politics and Government. 3. Other Democratic Regimes. 4. Other Regimes. 5. The Transition from Communism to Democracy. 6. Political Movements -- Pt. II. Political Paradigms. 7. Forms of Government. 8. Levels of Government. 9. Political Ideologies. 10. Paradigms and Politics. 11. Spiritual Politics. 12. Towards a New Political Paradigm -- Pt. III. Politics in the Twenty-First Century. 13. A Pessimistic Scenario - Armageddon. 14. A Piecemeal Scenario - The End of History? 15. An Optimistic Scenario - Towards Human Fulfillment. 16. Conclusions -- Epilogue - What We Can Do.