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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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 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...

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

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 54.99

    Arguing for a fundamental reshaping of philosophical ethics, Lomasky explains the place of rights within the overall structure of morality. more...

  • Liberal Languagesby Michael Freeden

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 37.50 US$ 34.13

    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...

  • Conservatism Redefinedby Patrick Garry

    Encounter Books 2010; US$ 23.99

    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...