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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • Anarchy, State, and Utopiaby Robert Nozick

    Basic Books 2013; US$ 19.99

    In this brilliant and widely acclaimed book, winner of the 1975 National Book Award, Robert Nozick challenges the most commonly held political and social positions of our ageŚliberal, socialist, and conservative. more...

  • The Liberal Project and Human Rightsby John Charvet; Elisa Kaczynska-Nay

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    Shows how the UN regime on human rights has transformed national and international society in accordance with liberal values. more...

  • The Birth of Biopoliticsby Michel Foucault; Mr Graham Burchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 20.00

    Foucault continues on the theme of his 1978 course by focusing on the study of liberal and neo-liberal forms of government and concentrating in particular on two forms of neo-liberalism: German post-war liberalism and the liberalism of the Chicago School. more...

  • The Tyranny of Silenceby Adam Smith

    Cato Institute 2014; US$ 12.99

    How one cartoon ignited a global debate on the future of free speech. more...

  • The Conservative Centuryby Gregory L. Schneider

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2009; US$ 18.99

    This concise history focuses on the development of American conservatism in the twentieth century up to the present. more...

  • The Evolution of Modern Libertyby George L. Scherger

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95

    Published for the first time in 1904, The Evolution of Modern Liberty was originally intended to be a comparison study of the American and French bills of rights. However, Scherger expanded his volume into much more?a timeless look at the modern idea of liberty and the steps taken to get there. A fragment of history in and of itself, this classic... 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...

  • Justice and Peace in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflictby Yaacov Bar Siman Tov

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95

    In this book, the late Prof. Yaacov Bar-Siman-Tov argues that the failure of the Israeli-Palestinian peace process so far has been mainly the result of the inability of both sides to reach an agreed formula for linking justice to peace. The issues of justice and injustice are focused mainly on the outcomes of the 1947-1949 first Arab-Israeli... more...

  • Surveillance in Europeby David Wright; Reinhard Kreissl

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    Surveillance in Europe is an accessible, definitive and comprehensive overview of the rapidly growing multi-disciplinary field of surveillance studies in Europe. Written by experts in the field, including leading scholars, the Companion?s clear and up to date style will appeal to a wide range of scholars and students in the social sciences, arts... more...

  • The Media and Human Rightsby Ekaterina Balabanova

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 42.95

    In recent years there has been an explosion in the usage and visibility of the language of human rights, but what does this mean for the role of the media? For evolving ideas about human rights? And for the prospect of shared cosmopolitan values? Ekaterina Balabanova argues that in order to answer these questions there needs to be a deconstruction... more...