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- United Nations University Press 2011; Not Available
Civil Society, Conflicts and the Politicization of Human Rights explores violent conflict and peace. The contributors examine how violence is generated, managed, exploited and eradicated in ethno-political conflicts, and how societies can be dragged out of conflict onto the transition towards peace. The usual take on these phenomena focuses on the... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 94.99
Neoconservatism is more of a disposition than a single political theory, but it is an attitude that has had a profound impact on the broader conservative effort in the United States since the Fifties. It is a unique blend of skepticism and fortitude about a host of wide-ranging issues, spanning culture, economics, and national defense. This book... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00
This volume presents an illuminating analysis of the ways in which normalization processes and practices operate in a welfare state in an age of neoliberalism. This informative book problematizes the meaning of the phrase normalization processes and practices, that for an Anglophone audience may smack of functionalism. The historical context... more...
- Biteback Publishing 2012; US$ 18.94
Society is cracking. Lurching from economic disaster to social decay, our modern-day life is plagued by sickness. Deepak Lal, world-renowned economist, tackles the hidden roots of our problems in his visionary book Lost Causes. Providing a completely new framework for socio-economic understanding, Lal challenges received wisdom with a sure voice and... more...
- NYU Press 2007; US$ 27.00
William Kristol, Paul Wolfowitz, Donald Rumsfeld, Condoleeza Rice, George F. Will, and Dick Cheney. These are today?s neoconservatives?confident, clear-cut, and a political force to be reckoned with. But how should we define this new conservatism? What is new about it? In this volume, some of today's top political scholars take on the charge of explaining,... more...
- NYU Press 2000; US$ 26.00
If we were to rely on what the pundits and politicians tell us, we would have to conclude that America is a deeply conservative nation. Americans, we hear constantly, detest government, demand lower taxes and the end of welfare, and favor the death penalty, prayer in school, and an absolute faith in the free market. And yet Americans believe deeply... more...
- NewSouth 2012; US$ 31.95
Rick Farley was an extraordinary man. As head of the Cattlemens Union and National Farmers Federation, a key figure in the Landcare movement and a public campaigner for Indigenous rights and Reconciliation, Farley had an insiders view of many key political and social changes in Australia over his thirty years in the public eye. Aligned... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2008; US$ 14.99
Already tired of the left-wing media spin on the 2008 elections? Had enough of Democratic talking heads hyping tax increases and the global warming scare? Looking for an island of straight-talking sanity in today's swamp of multi-cultiliberal gibberish? Look no further. Mark Smith continues his crusade against the lunatic Left with this new edition... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2010; US$ 27.99
Liberals control congress and the White House. Next on the agenda: your life. If the Obama administration has one overriding objectivetying together health care reform,? non-stop meddling in the economy, and hard-Left Supreme Court appointmentsit is that big government should make decisions for you. When it comes to how you live your life, Washington... more...
- Columbia University Press 2012; US$ 59.99
During the twentieth century, the view that assertions and norms are valid insofar as they respond to principles independent of all local and temporal contexts came under attack from two perspectives: the partiality of translation and the intersubjective constitution of the self, understood as responsive to recognition. Defenses of universalism have... more...