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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • International Human Rightsby Jack Donnelly

    Westview Press 2012; US$ 25.99

        International Human Rights is the definitive resource for examining the rise of international human rights policy in the post-World War II era, presenting the key debates in the field. more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill

    The Floating Press 1909; US$ 4.99

    At the time it was published in 1859, John Stuart Mill's On Liberty was a radical and controversial work; it argued for the right of individuals to possess freedom from the state in moral and economic matters. Mill declares that "Over himself, over his own body and mind, the individual is sovereign", contrasting this with the "tyranny... more...

  • The Great Divideby William D. Gairdner

    Encounter Books 2015; US$ 25.99

    The theme of The Great Divide is that the populations of the democratic world, from Boston to Berlin, Vancouver to Venice, are becoming increasingly divided from within, due to a growing ideological incompatibility between modern liberalism and conservatism. This is partly due to a complex mutation in the concept of liberal democracy itself, and... more...

  • Transforming the Transformation?by Michael Minkenberg

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 145.00

    Transforming the transformation? The East European Radical Right in the Political Process examines the significance of radical right parties, along with other organizations, in terms of their involvement in the political process of new democracies. This groundbreaking study highlights firstly the radical right?s interaction with other political... 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...

  • The Human Rights Enterpriseby William T. Armaline; Davita S. Glasberg; Bandana Purkayastha

    Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95

    Why do powerful states like the U.S., U.K., China, and Russia repeatedly fail to meet their international legal obligations as defined by human rights instruments? How does global capitalism affect states’ ability to implement human rights, particularly in the context of global recession, state austerity, perpetual war, and environmental crisis?... more...

  • Kleine Räume - viele Möglichkeitenby Christian Eigner

    Stiftung Warentest 2015; US$ 19.09

    Kleine Räume haben Charme und Potenzial. Das sagt sich so leicht - und ist doch oft schwer zu glauben. Trauen Sie sich und machen Sie mehr aus Ihrem Zuhause! Das ist auch ohne Umbau möglich. Nutzen Sie den Platz, den Sie haben, bewusst und clever aus. Egal ob Wohnbereich oder Küche, Bad oder Kinderzimmer - dieses Buch liefert Ihnen jede Menge Ideen. more...

  • Ausnahmezuständeby Cornelia Rauh; Dirk Schumann

    Wallstein Verlag 2015; US$ 18.18

    »Ausnahmezustand«: Gesellschaftliche und subjektbezogene Ordnungs- und Regulierungsmodelle im Wandel. Im vorliegenden Band wird diskutiert, wie in West- und Osteuropa in der Zeit des Kalten Krieges kodifizierte und informelle Regeln »normalen« sozialen und politischen Verhaltens im Bewusstsein der Akteure in Frage gestellt wurden. Während in Osteuropa... more...

  • Nothing to Lose but Our Fearby Fiona Jeffries

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 21.95

    A unique look at how the experience of fear prevents political change, with instructions and examples of how to overcome it from leading figures on the left. more...

  • Freedom Beyond Sovereigntyby Sharon R. Krause

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    What does it mean to be free? We invoke the word frequently, yet the freedom of countless Americans is compromised by social inequalities that systematically undercut what they are able to do and to become. If we are to remedy these failures of freedom, we must move beyond the common assumption, prevalent in political theory and American public life,... more...