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- Rutgers University Press 2010; US$ 27.95
How do societies come to terms with the aftermath of genocide and mass violence, and how might the international community contribute to this process? Transitional Justice, the first edited collection in anthropology focused directly on this issue, argues that, however well-intentioned, transitional justice needs to grapple more deeply with... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2000; US$ 30.00
A touchstone in Western debates about society and government, the Politics is Aristotle's classic work on the nature of political community. Here, he argues that people band together into political communities to secure a good and self-sufficient life. He discusses the merits and defects of various regimes or ways of organizing political community--democracy... more...
- De Gruyter 2011; US$ 84.00
The notion of "human rights" is widely used in political and moral debates. The core idea, that all human beings have some inalienable basic rights, is appealing and has an important practical function: It allows moral criticism of various wrongs and calls for action in order to prevent them. The articles in this collection take up a tension between... more...
- The Floating Press 1912; US$ 4.99
The Politics of Aristotle is the second part of a treatise of which the Ethics is the first part. It looks back to the Ethics as the Ethics looks forward to the Politics. For Aristotle did not separate, as we are inclined to do, the spheres of the statesman and the moralist. In the Ethics he has described the character necessary for the good life,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
In a world that is increasingly disillusioned with formal politics, people are no longer prepared to wait for governments and international institutions to act on human rights concerns. This book identifies activism as a key means of realizing human rights and as a new form of politics. Fighting for Human Rights documents and compares successful... more...
- The Floating Press 1909; US$ 4.99
At the time it was published in 1859, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty was a radical and controversial work; it argued for the right of individuals to possess freedom from the state in moral and economic matters. Mill declares that "Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign", contrasting this with the "tyranny... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2009; US$ 110.00
How far is there a regional trend away from neoliberalism in Latin America and how can we characterize the new forms of state activism that are emerging in the region? This book explores different expressions and approaches to post-neoliberal governance in Latin America and identifies the place of social and political inclusion, as well strategies... more...
- Diplomica Verlag 2007; US$ 55.71
Hauptbeschreibung Seit der so genannten "Kleinen Parlamentsreform" von 1969 erhalten die Abgeordneten des Deutschen Bundestages finanzielle Ressourcen zur Beschäftigung verschiedener Kategorien persönlicher Mitarbeiter. Die vorliegende empirische Studie beschäftigt sich mit den wissenschaftlichen Mitarbeitern der Bundestagsabgeordneten. Sie beruht... more...
- Felix Meiner Verlag 2007; US$ 26.57
Hauptbeschreibung Pierre Aubenque, der Nestor der Aristotelesforschung in Frankreich und Europa, verbindet wie kein zweiter das Interesse an der richtigen Nachzeichnung des Denkens der griechischen Philosophie der Antike mit dem intellektuellen Projekt der philosophischen Aufhellung und Beantwortung der Frage nach der Funktion und Bedeutung der von... more...