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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Universitätsverlag Winter 2012; US$ 62.98
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...
- 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...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
Human rights and peace issues and concerns have come about at a critical time. The world has recently witnessed a plethora of turning points that speak of the hopes and vulnerabilities which are inherent in being human and demonstrate that change in the service of human rights and peace is possible. At the same time, however, other events indicate... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 179.00
This book presents current research in Political Economy, including a case study-based institutional analysis; discussion of the influence of activists on political decisions and new techniques for election analysis using game theory and empirical methods. more...
- Oxford University Press 2013; US$ 89.99
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...
- 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...
- World Bank Publications 2011; US$ 19.99
Information and communication technologies (ICTs) have been a remarkable success in Africa. In just 10 yearsdating from the end of the 1990smobile network coverage rose from 16 percent to 90 percent of the urban population and by 2009 nearly half of Africas rural population was also living within range of a mobile network. Large-scale... more...