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  • Das Private unter den Rahmenbedingungen der IuK-Technologieby Michael Nagenborg

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 69.99

    Mit der neuen Bedrohung des Privaten durch vorgeblich ordnungskonforme Informationstätigkeiten, welche die Schutzzone der "eigenen vier Wände" und "eingriffsfreier Wissensräume" für scheinbar harmlose informationelle Fremdbestimmung in bester Absicht öffnen, muss die informationsethische Fragestellung Schritt halten: Wie können die traditionellen Grundwerte... more...

  • Das medizinische Selbstbestimmungsrecht Minderjährigerby Sarah Brückner

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.92

    Minderjährige werden heute gesellschaftlich und legislativ als Persönlichkeiten mit eigenen Rechten begriffen. Dennoch ist ihnen die Möglichkeit, selbständig medizinische Eingriffe zu veranlassen, verwehrt. Sollten derart höchstpersönliche Entscheidungen nicht von den betroffenen Personen selbst getroffen werden können? Sarah Brückner untersucht die... more...

  • Death by Liberalismby J. R. Dunn

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 3.99

    Center-right conservative author J. R. Dunn offers a cogent analysis of how liberalism has not only failed as an ideology but has proven fatal to citizens and societies around the world. Dunn?s piercing analysis of the Obama administration?s perilous public policy agenda is a provocative, must-read rallying cry for Tea Party adherents, fans of Ann... more...

  • Debating Human Rights in Chinaby Marina Svensson

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 45.99

    Tracing the concept of human rights in Chinese political discourse since the late Qing dynasty, this comprehensive history convincingly demonstrates that_contrary to conventional wisdom_there has been a vibrant debate on human rights throughout the twentieth century. Drawing on little-known sources, Marina Svensson shows how these largely forgotten... more...

  • The Declaration of Independentsby Nick Gillespie; Matt Welch

    PublicAffairs 2012; US$ 14.99

    A wonderful future awaits--if we can set ourselves free from our archaic and dysfunctional political system more...

  • Defining Conservatismby Jonathan Krohn

    Vanguard Press 2010; US$ 13.99

    From an extraordinary teenage conservative intellectual comes a clarion call to conservatives in order to take back political momentum for the future. more...

  • Deliberation, Democracy, and the Mediaby Simone Chambers; Anne Costain

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 35.99

    Is deliberative democracy the ideal goal of free speech? How do social movement organizations, activists, and political candidates use the media to frame their discourse? What responsibilities does the media have in maintaining or promoting democracy? In this broadly interdisciplinary volume, top scholars in communication, political science, sociology,... more...

  • Democracy in a Global Worldby Deen K. Chatterjee

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 31.99

    The chapters in this volume deal with timely issues regarding democracy in theory and in practice in today's globalized world. Authored by leading political philosophers of our time, they appear here for the first time. The essays challenge and defend assumptions about the role of democracy as a viable political and legal institution in response to... more...

  • Demokratisierung in Ostdeutschlandby Astrid Lorenz

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 49.99

    Das Buch analysiert, nach welchem Muster eine Demokratisierung durch Parlamente abläuft. Es zeigt, dass die Kompromissbereitschaft der Parteien systematisch nach Themen und Mehrheitsverhältnissen in den Gründungslegislativen variierte. Trotz ähnlicher Rahmenbedingungen der Demokratisierung kam es daher zu unterschiedlichen Verfahren der Entscheidungsfindung... more...

  • The Dictionary of Conservative Quotationsby Iain Dale

    Biteback Publishing 2013; US$ 16.03

    You'll need this thoughtful and entertaining assembly of conservative quotations if you're at all keen on politics. With more than 2,000 key quotes, this authoritative collection contains all the best conservatives and their sayings, whether they were standing up for what's right or standing up to the left, showing off their wit or showing that their... more...