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Discourse on Political Economy and The Social Contract

Rousseau, Jean-Jacques, Betts, Christopher (Senior Lecturer in French Studies, Senior Lecturer in Fr£7.99

This is among the permanent classics of political theory. It argues concisely and effectively that the basis of any legitimate society must be the agreement of its members. Censored in its own time for its revolutionary tendencies, and still controversial in many respects, it is a main source of democratic belief.