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  • 'Bread and Circuses'by Tim Cornell; Dr Kathryn Lomas; Kathryn Lomas

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    Cities in the ancient world relied on private generosity to provide many basic amenities, as well as expecting leading citizens to pay for 'bread and circuses' - free food and public entertainment. This collection of essays by leading scholars from the UK and USA explores the important phenomenon of benefaction and public patronage in Roman Italy.... more...

  • Über Menschenwürdeby Walter Schweidler

    Springer 2012; US$ 29.95

    Die unantastbare und unteilbare W rde der menschlichen Person zu sch tzen und zu achten: Das ist der heute weltweit anerkannte Anspruch, vor dem staatliche Gewalt sich zu legitimieren hat. Im Zeichen dieses Anspruchs ist die ethische Begr ndung politischen Handelns unabl sbar von der Beantwortung der Frage: Was ist der Mensch? Die Antwort auf diese... more...

  • 125 jaar Marxby Sjaak van der Velden

    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...

  • 538 Ways to Live, Work, and Play Like a Liberalby Justin Krebs

    Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 12.95

    There are hundreds of ways to lead a more environmentally friendly, socially conscious, and liberally minded life?ways that can even be enjoyable. What readers will find in this friendly inclusive book are simple steps, lifestyle adjustments, and ideas that entertain: Watching MSNBC instead of Fox News Powering a laptop with a solar?power?generating... more...

  • >Natur<, Naturrecht und Geschichteby Simone De Angelis; Florian Gelzer; Lucas Marco Gisi

    Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 60.01

    Hauptbeschreibung Der interdisziplinäre Sammelband versucht, die spannungsreiche Auseinandersetzung mit den Kategorien der >Natur Naturrechts Geschichte< in der Neuzeit (1600-1900) zu rekonstruieren. Im Zentrum des Interesses steht das naturrechtliche Denken als Ort interdisziplinärer Fundamentalreflexion. Die Einzelstudien befassen sich mit der... more...

  • Achieving Human Rightsby Richard Falk

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95

    Richard Falk once again captures our attention with a nuanced analysis of what we need to do - at the personal level as well as state actions - to refocus our pursuit of human rights in a post-9/11 world. From democratic global governance, to the costs of the Iraq War, the preeminent role of the United States in the world order to the role of individual... more...

  • Activating Human Rights and Peaceby Bee Chen Goh; Baden Offord; Rob Garbutt

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    Using a diverse cross-section of case studies, Activating Human Rights and Peace argues that we need to appreciate that cultivating a human rights and peace consciousness is choice-less. There is a moral imperative to engender and sustain an ethical praxis that is motivated by a concern and commitment for how we live with each other. In doing so, we... more...

  • Advances in Political Economyby Norman Schofield; Gonzalo Caballero; Daniel Kselman

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book presents latest research in the field of Political Economy, dealing with the integration of economics and politics and the way institutions affect social decisions. The focus is on innovative topics such as an institutional analysis based on case studies; the influence of activists on political decisions; new techniques for analyzing elections,... more...

  • Advancing the Human Right to Healthby José M. Zuniga; Stephen P. Marks; Lawrence O. Gostin

    Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 63.99

    Advancing the Human Right to Health offers a prospective on the global response to one of the greatest moral, legal, and public health challenges of the 21st century - achieving the human right to health as enshrined in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) and other legal instruments. Featuring writings by global thought-leaders in the... more...

  • The Aesthetics of Free Speechby Dr John Michael Roberts

    Palgrave Macmillan 2003; US$ 145.00

    The Aesthetics of Free Speech: Rethinking the Public Sphere is one of the first books to theoretically explore the relationship between free speech and the public sphere. By drawing upon Marxist theory the author, John Michael Roberts, demonstrates how liberal theorists frequently construct an abstract aesthetic of 'rational', 'cultivated' and 'competent'... more...