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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • The Official Handbook of the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy 2008by Mark W. Smith

    Regnery Publishing 2008; US$ 14.99

    Already tired of the left-wing media spin on the 2008 elections? Had enough of Democratic talking heads hyping tax increases and the global warming scare? Looking for an island of straight-talking sanity in today's swamp of multi-cultiliberal gibberish? Look no further. Mark Smith continues his crusade against the lunatic Left with this new edition... 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 History of Human Rightsby Micheline Ishay

    University of California Press 2008; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    Micheline Ishay recounts the dramatic struggle for human rights across the ages in a book that brilliantly synthesizes historical and intellectual developments from the Mesopotamian Codes of Hammurabi to today's era of globalization. As she chronicles the clash of social movements, ideas, and armies that have played a part in this struggle, Ishay illustrates... more...

  • Full Disclosureby Archon Fung; Mary Graham; David Weil

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 23.00 US$ 18.86

    Full Disclosure is the first analysis of national and international transparency policies. more...

  • The Handbook of Reparationsby Pablo De Greiff

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67

    Offering the most comprehensive book-length study to-date of reparation programmes, this Handbook contains an innovative blend of case-study analysis, thematic papers, and national legislation documents from leading scholars and practitioners. 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...

  • Liberalism and Pluralismby Richard Bellamy

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    In Liberalism and Pluralism the author explores the challenges conflicting values, interests and identities pose to liberal democracy. Richard Bellamy illustrates his criticism and proposals by reference to such topical issues as the citizens charter, constitutional reform, the Rushdie affair and the development of the European Union. more...

  • Nature and Libertyby Dr John Zvesper; John Zvesper

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Liberal democracy, it has been claimed, stands at the end of history. But there are hidden internal strains that could threaten its fabric. Nature and Liberty explores three of the most important practical problems of modern liberal politics - those connected with ethnicity and race, sex and the family, and bureaucratized government. The author traces... more...

  • Tocqueville's Political and Moral Thoughtby M.R.R Ossewaarden

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...