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  • Alternative Theories of the Stateby Professor Steven Pressman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 135.00

    This book examines the role and function of the state in contemporary economics from a number of diverse economic perspectives, including Austrian, feminist, institutionalist, Marxian, radical and Post Keynesian. more...

  • Aquinas: Political Writingsby Thomas Aquinas; R. W. Dyson

    Posts and Telecommunications Press 2002; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    A major addition to the Cambridge Texts series of writings by Thomas Aquinas (1225?74). more...

  • Augustine and Politicsby John Doody; Kim Paffenroth; Kevin L. Hughes

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 42.99

    The essays in this volume take stock of recent scholarly developments and revisit old assumptions about the significance of Augustine of Hippo for political thought. They do so from many different perspectives, examining the anthropological and theological underpinnings of Augustine's thought, his critique of politics, his development of his own political... more...

  • Beyond Camelotby Edward L. Rubin

    Princeton University Press 2007; US$ 52.50 US$ 42.00

    This book argues that many of the basic concepts that we use to describe and analyze our governmental system are out of date. Developed in large part during the Middle Ages, they fail to confront the administrative character of modern government. These concepts, which include power, discretion, democracy, legitimacy, law, rights, and property,... more...

  • Changes of Stateby Annabel S. Brett

    Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    This is a book about the theory of the city or commonwealth, what would come to be called the state, in early modern natural law discourse. Annabel Brett takes a fresh approach by looking at this political entity from the perspective of its boundaries and those who crossed them. She begins with a classic debate from the Spanish sixteenth century over... more...

  • A Companion to Marsilius of Paduaby Gerson Moreno-Riano; Cary Nederman

    BRILL 2011; US$ 175.00

    Containing the latest scholarship by an international group of scholars, this book provides an essential guide both to the life and works of Marsilius of Padua as well as to the leading interpretive debates surrounding one of the greatest thinkers of the Latin Middle Ages. more...

  • The Critique of the Stateby Jens Bartelson

    Cambridge University Press 2001; US$ 37.00 US$ 30.34

    Bartelson's discussion of the suppositions and presuppositions of statehood is informed both historically and philosophically. more...

  • The Degradation of the International Legal Order?by Bill Bowring

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 67.95

    Providing the basis for critical engagement with the pessimism of the contemporary age, The Degradation of the International Legal Order? argues passionately for a rehabilitation of the honour of historic events and processes, and of their role in generating legal concepts. Drawing primarily from the Marxian tradition, but also engaging with a... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Governanceby Mark Bevir

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 336.00 US$ 285.60

    The Encyclopedia of Governance provides a one-stop point of reference for the diverse and complex topics surrounding governance for the period between the collapse of the post-war consensus and the rise of neoliberal regimes in the 1970s. This comprehensive resource concentrates primarily on topics related to the changing nature and role of the state... more...

  • For and Against the Stateby John T. Sanders; Jan Narveson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1996; US$ 48.99

    Is government justified? This perennial question is central to political philosophy and has never been more alive than at the present time, in the midst of continuing political and social upheaval worldwide. This collection of new essays by thirteen philosophers addresses questions of political authority in light of recent work in political theory.... more...