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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • The Birth of Biopoliticsby Michel Foucault; Mr Graham Burchell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 26.00

    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 Sociology of Human Rightsby Mark Frezzo

    Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95

    Long the arena of philosophers, legal scholars, and political scientists, the interdisciplinary study of human rights has recently seen an influx of sociologists. Why is this so, and how do sociologists contribute to our understanding of human rights in the contemporary world? In this landmark new text, Mark Frezzo explores the sociological perspective... more...

  • 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...

  • American Exceptionalism and Human Rightsby Michael Ignatieff

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50

    With the 2003 invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq, the most controversial question in world politics fast became whether the United States stands within the order of international law or outside it. Does America still play by the rules it helped create? American Exceptionalism and Human Rights addresses this question as it applies to U.S.... more...

  • Blacked Outby Alasdair Roberts

    Cambridge University Press 2006; US$ 24.00

    This 2006 book examines the evolution of the move toward openness in government. 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...

  • Intergenerationelle Gerechtigkeitby Astrid Strack

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2015; US$ 110.79

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  • 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 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 Encyclopedia of Civil Liberties in Americaby David Schultz; John R. Vile

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 299.00

    Driven by the growing reality of international terrorism, the threats to civil liberties and individual rights in America are greater today than at any time since the McCarthy era in the 1950s. At this critical time when individual freedoms are being weighed against the need for increased security, this exhaustive three-volume set provides the most... more...