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- Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 13.99 US$ 12.03
Tracing conservatism back to its roots in the reaction against the French Revolution, Corey Robin argues that the right is fundamentally inspired by a hostility to emancipating the lower orders. Written by a keen, highly regarded observer of the contemporary political scene, The Reactionary Mind ranges widely, from Edmund Burke to Antonin Scalia,... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00
A materialist critique of the politics, poetics and economics of suffering in liberalism that argues for attention to the labour of suffering of the victim in many well-meaning but flawed politics of redress, and imagines forms of representation, solidarity and justice that better honour the history and materiality of this labour. more...
- Amsterdam University Press 2008; US$ 18.75
Karl Marx overleed in 1883. Zijn naam was tot 1989 verbonden aan regimes die hun achterstand op de westerse wereld probeerden in te halen. Zij koppelden de naam van Marx aan die van hun eigen leiders en claimden het alleenrecht op het marxistische gedachtegoed.Marx had zich echter altijd verzet tegen het gebruik van zijn naam voor een isme. Hij wilde... more...
- MT6 Media 2011; US$ 9.99
John Andrews RESPONSIBILITY REBORN: A Citizens Guide to the Next American Century, is perfectly timed as conservatives ask themselves "What next?" after the gains of 2010 and look to the battles of 2012. His theme -- the understanding of individual responsibility, personal freedom and the role of law in protecting both -- has... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 45.00
This book invites people to think more deeply about human rights in an attempt to overcome many of the traditional arguments in the human rights literature. Belden Fields argues that human rights should be reconceptualized to combine philosophical, historical, and empirical-practical dimensions. The best way to understand human rights is not as a set... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 160.00
The Globalization of Liberalism demonstrates that liberalism is more deeply embedded in the structure of modern international political and economic order than is usually realised, and that at present there is a contested process of the 'globalization of liberalism'. As well as exploring liberalism's usefulness for understanding how international... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 160.00
The principal criticism of libertarianism is that it would damage human welfare. In response, this book considers an extreme libertarian thesis: there is no conceptual or practical clash among the most plausible accounts of economic rationality, interpersonal liberty, human welfare, and private-property anarchy. Eschewing moral advocacy as a distraction,... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2010; US$ 40.00
In the second half of the twentieth century, American conservatism emerged from the shadow of New Deal liberalism and developed into a movement exerting considerable influence on the formulation and execution of public policy in the United States. During that period, the political philosophers who provided the intellectual foundations for the American... more...
- United Nations University Press 2011; Not Available
Civil Society, Conflicts and the Politicization of Human Rights explores violent conflict and peace. The contributors examine how violence is generated, managed, exploited and eradicated in ethno-political conflicts, and how societies can be dragged out of conflict onto the transition towards peace. The usual take on these phenomena focuses on the... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 94.99
Neoconservatism is more of a disposition than a single political theory, but it is an attitude that has had a profound impact on the broader conservative effort in the United States since the Fifties. It is a unique blend of skepticism and fortitude about a host of wide-ranging issues, spanning culture, economics, and national defense. This book... more...