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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • The Virtues of Liberalismby James T. Kloppenberg

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 129.99 US$ 116.99

    This spirited analysis--and defense--of American liberalism demonstrates the complex and rich traditions of political, economic, and social discourse that have informed American democratic culture from the seventeenth century to the present. The Virtues of Liberalism provides a convincing response to critics both right and left. Against conservatives... more...

  • Integrating Human Rights into Developmentby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2006; US$ 33.00

    In recent years, human rights and development have been converging. Growing recognition that there are crucial links between rights violations, poverty, exclusion, environmental degradation, vulnerability and conflict has led many OECD member countries and multilateral donors to look at human rights more thoroughly as a means for improving the quality... more...

  • Liberalism and the Limits of Powerby Juliet A. Williams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 95.00

    This book provides the first critical assessment of important recent developments in Anglo-American liberal theorizing about limited government. Following a comparative study of canonical liberal philosophers Hayek and Rawls, the book reveals a new direction for conceptualizing limited government in the twenty-first century, highlighting the central... more...

  • Making Human Rights Realby Filip Spagnoli

    Algora Publishing 2007; US$ 31.95

    The most important characteristics of human rights are enumerated in a clear and concise discussion that analyzes the problem of making human rights real, and not just hypothetical, worldwide. Building on definitions of human rights used by the United Nations and other international bodies, and without being sidetracked by nettlesome discussions of... more...

  • The Work of Global Justiceby Fuyuki Kurasawa

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 33.00

    Fuyuki Kurasawa develops a new perspective from which to think about human rights and global justice. more...

  • The Politics of Equality - Professionals, States and Activistsby Shona Hunter; Elaine Swan

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 199.00

    The collection highlights the continuing dearth of work around certain equalities strands, in particular around sexualities and generation. It also suggests avenues for further work developing postcolonial analysis of equalities work in organizations. more...

  • The Politics of Official Apologiesby Melissa Nobles

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 32.00

    This book examines the political uses of official apologies in Australia, Canada, New Zealand, and the United States. more...

  • Conservatism in Americaby Paul Edward Gottfried

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 36.00

    This book argues that the American conservative movement has been largely an invention of journalists and Republican activists. more...

  • We Are Doomedby John Derbyshire

    The 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 2009; US$ 27.99 US$ 25.19

    Through a sustained historical analysis of three of the most important issues in American politics--Social Security, environmental regulation, and federal education policy-- Conservatism and American Political Development explores how conservatives have helped shape U.S. domestic policy and how the growth of the American state has in turn shaped conservatism.... more...