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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • We Are Doomedby John Derbyshire

    Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    To his fellow conservatives, John Derbyshire makes a plea: Don't be seduced by this nonsense about "the politics of hope." Skepticism, pessimism, and suspicion of happy talk are the true characteristics of an authentically conservative temperament. And from Hobbes and Burke through Lord Salisbury and Calvin Coolidge, up to Pat Buchanan and Mark Steyn... more...

  • Conservatism and American Political Developmentby Brian J. Glenn; Steven M. Teles

    Oxford University Press, USA 2009; US$ 23.99

    Editors' Preface. Introduction: Studying the role of conservatives in American Political Development. Part One. 1. Environmental Policy from the New Deal to the Great Society: The Lagged Emergence of an Ideological Dividing Line, Marc Allen Eisner. 2. Social Security from the New Deal to the Great Society: Expanding the Public Domain, Edward Berkowitz... more...

  • Persons, Rights, and the Moral Communityby Loren E. Lomasky

    Oxford University Press, USA 1990; US$ 25.99

    This book provides a complete and convincing account of what rights we do and do not have, who has them, and why. Presenting the foundations of a liberal, individualistic theory of rights, Lomasky explains the place of rights within the overall structure of morality, arguing for the moral importance of individual commitments to and pursuit of "projects."... more...

  • Liberal Languagesby Michael Freeden

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 31.95

    Liberal Languages reinterprets twentieth-century liberalism as a complex set of discourses relating not only to liberty but also to welfare and community. Written by one of the world's leading experts on liberalism and ideological theory, it uses new methods of analyzing ideologies, as well as historical case studies, to present liberalism as a... more...

  • Privacyby Raymond Wacks

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    Professor Raymond Wacks is a leading international expert on privacy. For more than three decades he has published numerous books and articles on this controversial subject.Privacy is a fundamental value that is under attack from several quarters. Electronic surveillance, biometrics, CCTV, ID cards, RFID codes, online security, the monitoring of employees,... more...

  • Why We'll Win - Liberal Editionby Malcolm Friedberg

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2007; US$ 12.99

    PROVING ONCE AND FOR ALL THAT THE LEFT IS REALLY “RIGHT!”Why We’ll Win takes a thoughtful look at the hot-button issues of our day through the eyes of people who have lived them. In this impactful book, Malcolm Friedberg explains the legal background of each issue as well as the experiences and beliefs behind the controversy. Then leading... more...

  • Why We’ll Win - Conservative Editionby Malcolm Friedberg

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2007; US$ 12.99

    PROVING ONCE AND FOR ALL THAT THE RIGHT REALLY IS “RIGHT!”Why We’ll Win takes a thoughtful look at the hot-button issues of our day through the eyes of people who have lived them. In this impactful book, Malcolm Friedberg explains the legal background of each issue as well as the experiences and beliefs behind the controversy. Then leading... more...

  • Libertarianism, from A to Zby Jeffrey A. Miron

    Basic Books 2010; US$ 15.99

    The dictionary that teaches you how to think like a libertarian more...

  • Conservatism Redefinedby Patrick Garry

    Encounter Books 2010; US$ 23.95

    After reaching high levels of public popularity in the 1980s and 1990s, political conservatism has become beset with criticism and disillusionment. As demonstrated by the 2008 election results, political conservatism has been blamed for an unpopular Iraq war, an economy nose diving into recession, and a barrage of high profile instances of corporate... more...

  • Change Manifestoby John Whitehead

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 13.95

    This book exposes the various ways Americans are being abused and tyrannized by our leaders, and shows us how to stop being sheep and take back our government, our liberty, and our nation. more...