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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
This book examines the Moroccan experience of transitional justice, more specifically the negotiation of the legacy of the period commonly referred to as the Years of Lead. This period of Moroccan history roughly spans from the early 1960s to 1999 during which thousands of citizens were arbitrarily detained, tortured and killed because of their political... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 80.93
Die vorliegende Auswahl von Aufsätzen zur römischen Verfassung spannen den Bogen von der archaischen Zeit mit ihrer Prägung durch die augurale Religion und den Dualismus von König und Volksversammlung, über die republikanische Zeit und die in ihr entwickelten Lehren zur Interpretation politischer Wirklichkeit und zur Konzeption rechtlicher Vorgaben,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
This book proposes a new agenda for research into a Critical Theory of Human Rights. Each chapter pursues three goals: to reconstruct modern philosophical theories that have contributed to our views on human rights; to highlight the importance of humanity and human dignity as a complementary dimension to liberal rights; and, finally, to integrate these... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00
The book investigates the beliefs about governance that determine that state structures are the most appropriate venue for international human rights actors and activists to operate. Helen Delfeld argues that those beliefs rely on a normative perception of a nation-state, not necessarily applicable to most of the post-colonial world. While most post-colonial... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 60.95
John Gray has become one of our liveliest and most influential political philosophers. This current volume is a sequel to his Liberalisms: Essays in Political Philosophy . The earlier book ended on a sceptical note, both in respect of what a post-liberal political philosophy might look like, and with respect to the claims of political philosophy itself.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00
Previously published as a special issue of the Critical Review of Social and Political Philosophy, this collection offers a thought-provoking critique of the role of the concept of reasonableness in liberal political theory, focusing on the proposed relationship between reasonableness and the establishment and preservation of a just and stable liberal... more...
- Sussex Academic Press 2014; US$ 39.99
The central question at the heart of this consideration is how far the West may need to modify or extend the liberal philosophy that informs its responses to the multiple world crises it is currently addressing. The book provides a review of the strengths and weaknesses of a social liberalism that, broadly speaking, occupies the ground between the... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 140.00
Literature on political perfectionism has often mainly focused on dealing with objections. This book highlights the intuitive appeal of liberal perfectionism. Many objections to perfectionism are shown to fail to reach their target once appropriate distinctions are drawn and a plausible form of liberal perfectionism is endorsed. More surprisingly,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
This study, written in the context of its first publication in 1970, discusses and documents the invasion of privacy by the corporation and the social institution in the search for efficiency in information processing. Discussing areas such as the impact of the computer on administration, privacy and the storage on information, the authors assess... more...