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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • J. S. Mill: 'On Liberty' and Other Writingsby John Stuart Mill; Stefan Collini

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 14.00

    Three of Mill's classic texts, On Liberty, The Subjection of Women and the posthumous Chapters on Socialism are brought together in this edition. more...

  • Liberal Pluralismby William A. Galston

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 26.00

    No contemporary actor has William Galston's status as both a political philosopher and political actor. This book was first published in 2002. more...

  • The Power of Human Rightsby Thomas Risse; Stephen C. Ropp; Kathryn Sikkink

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 36.00

    Shows how global human rights norms have influenced national government practices in eleven countries around the world. more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill; Elizabeth Rapaport

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1978; US$ 5.95

    Contents include a selected bibliography and an editor's Introduction broken into two sections. The first section provides a brief sketch of the historical, social, and biographical context in which Mill wrote and the second traces the central line of argument in the text to aid in the comprehension of the essay's structure, method, and major... more...

  • The Sacredness of the Personby Hans Joas

    Georgetown University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    What are the origins of the idea of human rights and universal human dignity? How can we most fully understand -- and realize -- these rights going into the future? In The Sacredness of the Person , internationally renowned sociologist and social theorist Hans Joas tells a story that differs from conventional narratives by tracing the concept of human... more...

  • Fighting for Human Rightsby Paul Gready

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    In a world that is increasingly disillusioned with formal politics, people are no longer prepared to wait for governments and international institutions to act on human rights concerns. This book identifies activism as a key means of realizing human rights and as a new form of politics. Fighting for Human Rights documents and compares successful... 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...

  • Realizing Freedomby Tom G. Palmer

    Cato Institute 2014; US$ 9.99

    What is freedom? How is freedom related to justice, law, property, peace, and prosperity? Tom Palmer has spent a lifetime-as a scholar, teacher, journalist, and activist-asking and answering these questions. Since its publication in 2009, Realizing Freedom has been the recipient of wide acclaim, both in the United States and around the world. Now,... more...

  • Liberal Thought in the Eastern Mediterraneanby Christoph Schumann

    BRILL 2008; US$ 152.00

    This volume analyzes liberal thought in the Eastern Mediterranean since the late nineteenth century, highlighting its long-term and ongoing influence, and challenging the conventional wisdom that liberalism has no legitimate place in the region's intellectual discourse. By investigating the activities of diverse institutions, media, and personalities,... more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill

    MobileReference.com 2010; US$ 3.99

    On Liberty is a philosophical work by 19th century English philosopher John Stuart Mill, first published in 1859. To the Victorian readers of the time it was a radical work, advocating moral and economic freedom of individuals from the state.Perhaps the most memorable point made by Mill in this work, and his basis for liberty, is that "Over himself,... more...