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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • Political Liberalismby John Rawls

    Columbia University Press 2011; US$ 25.99

    This book continues and revises the ideas of justice as fairness that John Rawls presented in A Theory of Justice but changes its philosophical interpretation in a fundamental way. That previous work assumed what Rawls calls a "well-ordered society," one that is stable and relatively homogenous in its basic moral beliefs and in which there is broad... 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...

  • The Globalization of Human Rightsby Jean-Marc Coicaud; Michael W. Doyle; Anne-Marie Gardner

    United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 26.95

    This work focuses on the imperatives of justice at the national, regional, and international levels through an analysis of civil, political, economic, and social rights. more...

  • Handbook of Intergenerational Justiceby J. Tremmel

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook provides a detailed overview of various issues related to intergenerational justice. Comprising articles written by a distinguished group of scholars from the international scientific community, the Handbook is divided into two main thematic sections ? foundations and definitions of intergenerational justice and institutionalization of... more...

  • Invasion of Privacyby Kevin M. Keenan

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00

    An analysis of one of the most revered rights of peoples and cultures around the world - privacy. It chronicles the most pressing privacy issues and dilemmas from around the world from the 17th century to today. more...

  • Beyond Individualismby Jack Crittenden

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 144.99 US$ 124.69

    In the examination of the conception of human nature, a duality is commonly perceived--the liberal self as atomistic, self-contained, even selfish; and the communitarian self as socially situated and defined through its environment. Crittenden argues that neither view is acceptable, drawing on recent psychological research to expound on a theory of... more...