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  • Liberation Theology after the End of Historyby Daniel Bell

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95

    Daniel Bell assesses the impact of Christian resistance to capitalism in Latin America, and the implications of theological debates that have emerged from this. He uses postmodern critical theory to investigate capitalism, its effect upon human desire and the Church's response to it, in a thorough account of the rise, failure and future prospects of... more...

  • Beyond Liberal Democracyby Daniel A. Bell

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50

    Is liberal democracy appropriate for East Asia? In this provocative book, Daniel Bell argues for morally legitimate alternatives to Western-style liberal democracy in the region. Beyond Liberal Democracy , which continues the author's influential earlier work, is divided into three parts that correspond to the three main hallmarks of liberal democracy--human... more...

  • China's New Confucianismby Daniel A. Bell

    Princeton University Press 2008; US$ 35.00

    What is it like to be a Westerner teaching political philosophy in an officially Marxist state? Why do Chinese sex workers sing karaoke with their customers? And why do some Communist Party cadres get promoted if they care for their elderly parents? In this entertaining and illuminating book, one of the few Westerners to teach at a Chinese university... more...

  • Confucian Political Ethicsby Daniel A. Bell

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 27.95

    For much of the twentieth century, Confucianism was condemned by Westerners and East Asians alike as antithetical to modernity. Internationally renowned philosophers, historians, and social scientists argue otherwise in Confucian Political Ethics . They show how classical Confucian theory--with its emphasis on family ties, self-improvement, education,... more...

  • East Meets Westby Daniel A. Bell

    Princeton University Press 2000; US$ 45.00

    Is liberal democracy a universal ideal? Proponents of "Asian values" argue that it is a distinctive product of the Western experience and that Western powers shouldn't try to push human rights and democracy onto Asian states. Liberal democrats in the West typically counter by questioning the motives of Asian critics, arguing that Asian leaders are... more...

  • China's New Confucianismby Daniel A. Bell

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 19.95

    What is it like to be a Westerner teaching political philosophy in an officially Marxist state? Why do Chinese sex workers sing karaoke with their customers? And why do some Communist Party cadres get promoted if they care for their elderly parents? In this entertaining and illuminating book, one of the few Westerners to teach at a Chinese university... more...

  • Confucianism for the Modern Worldby Daniel A. Bell; Hahm Chaibong

    Cambridge University Press 2003; US$ 38.00

    This volume argues for the relevance of Confucian policies and institutions for the contemporary world. more...

  • Ethics in Actionby Daniel A. Bell; Jean-Marc Coicaud

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 38.00

    This book aims to delineate major ethical challenges faced by human rights INGOs. more...

  • The Spirit of Citiesby Daniel A. Bell; Avner de-Shalit

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 35.00

    Cities shape the lives and outlooks of billions of people, yet they have been overshadowed in contemporary political thought by nation-states, identity groups, and concepts like justice and freedom. The Spirit of Cities revives the classical idea that a city expresses its own distinctive ethos or values. In the ancient world, Athens was synonymous... more...

  • The Politics of Affective Relationsby Daniel Bell; Hahm Chiahark

    Lexington Books 2004; US$ 39.99

    In The Politics of Affective Relations, editors Daniel Bell and Hahm Chaihark refine our understanding of the East Asian conception of the self by examining how that conception was formulated, reproduced, and utilized throughout history. By bringing together a collection of articles authored by experts in a variety of academic disciplines, Bell and... more...