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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 205.00
This Handbook will serve as a standard reference guide to the subject of human security, which has grown greatly in importance over the past twenty years. Human security has been part of academic and policy discourses since it was first promoted by the UNDP in its 1994 Human Development Report. Filling a clear gap in the current literature, this... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 90.00
Ironic Freedom asserts that freedom from governmental interference may make people vulnerable to other sources of coercion; these affects vary by gender, race, and class. Increasing negative freedoms may reinforce existing asymmetrical power relationships within society. more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 49.99
Das Buch analysiert, nach welchem Muster eine Demokratisierung durch Parlamente abl√§uft. Es zeigt, dass die Kompromissbereitschaft der Parteien systematisch nach Themen und Mehrheitsverh√§ltnissen in den Gr√ľndungslegislativen variierte. Trotz √§hnlicher Rahmenbedingungen der Demokratisierung kam es daher zu unterschiedlichen Verfahren der Entscheidungsfindung... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 14.99
Providing an often-overlooked historical perspective, Gordon Lloyd and David Davenport show how the New Deal of the 1930s established the framework for today?s U.S. domestic policy and the ongoing debate between progressives and conservatives. They examine the pivotal issues of the dispute, laying out the progressive-conservative arguments between... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 104.95
Rather than viewing human rights as an immutable and ill-defined entity, Khor argues for the recognition of human rights as a social construct comprised of language and language use. Her case studies of Doctors Without Borders, Paul Rusesabagina and Hotel Rwanda, and Michael Ondaatje's Anil's Ghost support a new theoretical framework based... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; Not Available
What would political thought look like without the foundation of ethics? Drawing on the work of Emmanuel Levinas, Jacques Derrida and Jean-Luc Nancy, Madeleine Fagan puts forward a radical and far-reaching refusal of foundational ethics. Instead, she proposes an account of the inseparability of ethics and politics. more...
- The Heritage Foundation 2013; US$ 10.95
In 1950, literary critic Lionel Trilling wrote that the conservative impulse was at best made up of "irritable mental gestures which seem to resemble ideas." How times have changed.Some 50 years later, conservatism is a robust collection of ideas enunciated by top columnist and defended by leading scholars, embodied in powerful think tanks... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 16.03
You?ll need this thoughtful and entertaining assembly of conservative quotations if you?re at all keen on politics. With more than 2,000 key quotes, this authoritative collection contains all the best conservatives and their sayings, whether they were standing up for what?s right or standing up to the left, showing off their wit or showing that their... more...