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  • Martha Nussbaum und das gute Lebenby Johannes Nathschläger

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 31.40

    Was ist ein gutes Leben? Eine der ältesten philosophischen Fragen erlebt unter zeitgenössischen Autoren eine bemerkenswerte Renaissance. Martha Nussbaum, Professorin für Ethik und Rechtswissenschaften an der University of Chicago, hat mit ihrer Version des Capabilities Approach (Fähigkeitenansatz) einen innovativen Debattenbeitrag geliefert. Anders... more...

  • Rights, Justice, and the Bounds of Libertyby Joel Feinberg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 43.50

    This volume of essays by one of America's preeminent philosophers in the area of jurisprudence and moral philosophy gathers together fourteen papers that had been published in widely scattered and not readily accessible sources. All of the essays deal with the political ideals of liberty and justice or with hard cases for the application of the concept... more...

  • Political Inequality in an Age of Democracyby Joshua Kjerulf Dubrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The world has witnessed the creation of new democracies and the maturing of old ones. Yet, everywhere there is democracy, there is also political inequality. Voices of everyday folk struggle to be heard; often, they keep silent. Governments respond mostly to the influential and the already privileged. Our age of democracy, then, is the old age of... more...

  • Human Rights and Global Diversityby Simon Caney; Peter Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This examination of global society focuses on its conflict with local societies and questions whether the human race should be treated as belonging to a single global community. It considers the universality of human rights and its conflict with group claims to self-determination. more...

  • Patterns of Social Inequalityby Huw Beynon; Pandeli Glavanis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Written by a group of the UK's leading Sociologists, this book covers in one volume all of the themes central to an understanding of contemporary British Society. Essays provide an historical overview of such topics as class, gender, work, ethnicity and community but also make a theoretical and substantive contribution to current debates. more...

  • Human Rightsby Darren O'Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Human Rights: An Introduction is an important and particularly timely text that provides a comprehensive overview of human rights and related issues from a social science perspective. First, this book does more than discuss theory, it uses case studies and personal testimonies in the debate. Human rights as an area of academic interest cannot be... more...

  • Democratic Citizenship and Warby Yoav Peled; Noah Lewin-Epstein; Guy Mundlak; Jean Cohen

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This edited volume explores the theoretical and practical implications of war and terror situations for citizenship in democratic states. Citizenship is a key concept in Western political thought for defining the individual?s relations with society. The specific nature of these rights, duties and contributions, as well the relations between them,... more...

  • The Right to Ignore the Stateby Herbert Spencer

    The Floating Press 2014; US$ 1.99

    Do citizens have the right to act as if the government does not exist? That's the controversial question that British philosopher Herbert Spencer takes on in the thought-provoking essay "The Right to Ignore the State." In Spencer's view, the answer is a resounding "yes." Whether you're a die-hard libertarian or someone... more...

  • Police State USAby Cheryl K. Chumley

    WND Books 2014; US$ 19.95

    In five years, we will really start to wonder what happened to America. In 10 years, our kids won't know the same America of our youth. And in 25 years, we won't recognize America at all.The Constitution will be a relic, tossed on the same heap of living, breathing, ever-changing trash pile as the Bible.The notion of God-given rights will be... more...

  • Truth Recovery and Transitional Justiceby Iosif Kovras

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book investigates why some societies defer transitional justice issues after successful democratic consolidation. Despite democratisation, the exhumation of mass graves containing the victims from the violence in Cyprus (1963-1974) and the Spanish civil war (1936-1939) was delayed until the early 2000s, when both countries suddenly decided... more...