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  • Leistungby Lars Distelhorst

    transcript 2014; US$ 22.70

    Der Begriff »Leistung« ist in Politik, Wirtschaft und Gesellschaft omnipräsent. Doch auf die Frage, was Leistung ist, folgt in der Regel Schweigen. Lars Distelhorst geht in seinem Essay dieser Leerstelle auf den Grund und vermag so eine tiefgehende Kritik an der »Leistungsgesellschaft« zu üben. Er zeigt: Jede Rede von Leistung mündet in einen unauflösbaren... more...

  • Liberty Versus the Tyranny of Socialismby Walter E. Williams

    Hoover Institution Press 2008; US$ 14.99

    In this selected collection of his syndicated newspaper columns, Walter Williams offers his sometimes controversial views on education, health, the environment, government, law and society, race, and a range of other topics. Although many of these essays focus on the growth of government and our loss of liberty, many others demonstrate how the tools... more...

  • Liberty and Research and Developmentby Tibor R. Machan

    Hoover Institution Press 2002; US$ 14.99

    The contributors to this volume explore the implications of government funding of scientific research and offer alternatives to the heavy reliance on government support that research and development (R&D) currently enjoys. Each author squarely confronts the problems arising from the idea that government funding of R&D is and ought to be the norm. more...

  • The Making of Neoliberal Turkeyby Dr Aysecan Terzioglu; Dr Cenk Ozbay; Dr Maral Erol; Dr Z. Umut Turem

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; US$ 149.95

    Exploring the divergent aspects of the rule of neoliberalism in Turkey since 1980s, each chapter in this book highlights a specific dimension of this socio-economic process and together, these essays construct a thorough examination of the whirlwind of changes recently experienced by Turkish society. With particular focus on the new ways in which... more...

  • Modern and American Dignityby Peter Lawler

    Intercollegiate Studies Institute 2014; US$ 14.99

    An Indispensable Guide to Our Most Pressing Moral and Political Debates more...

  • On the Duty of Civil Disobedienceby Henry David Thoreau

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 5.99

    Penned by American philosopher and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience examines the role of the individual?s conscience in governmental rule. Thoreau argues that individual citizens must not simply be subject to the decisions of government, but should question every political act to ensure that the system remains... more...

  • On the Duty of Civil Disobedienceby Henry David Thoreau

    HarperCollins Canada 2013; US$ 1.99

    Penned by American philosopher and transcendentalist Henry David Thoreau, On the Duty of Civil Disobedience examines the role of the individual?s conscience in governmental rule. Thoreau argues that individual citizens must not simply be subject to the decisions of government, but should question every political act to ensure that the system remains... more...

  • Political Orderby Ian Shapiro; Russell Hardin

    NYU Press 1998; US$ 22.95

    The collapse of the Soviet empire stands as a dramatic reminder that political institutions are human creations that can be designed more or less well. The question of what constitutes a viable political order is as old as it is profound, and is a central part of the works of such thinkers as Plato, Aristotle, Machiavelli, Hobbes, Locke, Montesquieu,... more...

  • Spaesatiby Lucio Giudiceandrea

    Edition Raetia 2015; Not Available

    A oltre trenta anni dall'entrata in vigore dello Statuto di autonomia per la provincia di Bolzano, la comunità italiana in Alto Adige si trova al suo minimo storico quanto a consistenza numerica, forza economica, peso politico e influenza culturale. Una condizione solitamente presentata come il risultato di una sorta di rivincita attuata dalla minoranza... more...

  • Virginity or Death!by Katha Pollitt

    Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 16.00

    ?As this book, which is greater than the sum of its brilliant parts makes clear, Katha Pollitt, who is famously a feminist, is also a humorist, a moralist and a most hilarious, wise, and incisive observer.? ?Victor Navasky, author of A Matter of Opinion Through presidential administrations Democratic and Republican, Katha Pollitt has observed and... more...