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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • Liberalism and Pluralismby Richard Bellamy

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 59.95

    In Liberalism and Pluralism the author explores the challenges conflicting values, interests and identities pose to liberal democracy. Richard Bellamy illustrates his criticism and proposals by reference to such topical issues as the citizens charter, constitutional reform, the Rushdie affair and the development of the European Union. more...

  • Nature and Libertyby Dr John Zvesper; John Zvesper

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 54.95

    Liberal democracy, it has been claimed, stands at the end of history. But there are hidden internal strains that could threaten its fabric. Nature and Liberty explores three of the most important practical problems of modern liberal politics - those connected with ethnicity and race, sex and the family, and bureaucratized government. The author traces... more...

  • Tocqueville's Political and Moral Thoughtby M.R.R Ossewaarden

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Globalization of Human Rightsby Jean-Marc Coicaud; Michael W. Doyle; Anne-Marie Gardner

    United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 26.95

    This work focuses on the imperatives of justice at the national, regional, and international levels through an analysis of civil, political, economic, and social rights. more...

  • Handbook of Intergenerational Justiceby J. Tremmel

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2006; US$ 60.00

    This Handbook provides a detailed overview of various issues related to intergenerational justice. Comprising articles written by a distinguished group of scholars from the international scientific community, the Handbook is divided into two main thematic sections ? foundations and definitions of intergenerational justice and institutionalization of... more...

  • Beyond Individualismby Jack Crittenden

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 144.99

    In the examination of the conception of human nature, a duality is commonly perceived--the liberal self as atomistic, self-contained, even selfish; and the communitarian self as socially situated and defined through its environment. Crittenden argues that neither view is acceptable, drawing on recent psychological research to expound on a theory of... more...

  • Civic Virtuesby Richard Dagger

    Oxford University Press 1997; US$ 60.00

    Part of the OXFORD POLITICAL THEORY series discussing political rights and arguing for a republican liberalism that, while celebrating the liberal heritage of autonomy and rights, solidly places these within social relations and obligations which are often obscured and forgotten. more...

  • Invasion of Privacyby Kevin M. Keenan

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 55.00

    An analysis of one of the most revered rights of peoples and cultures around the world - privacy. It chronicles the most pressing privacy issues and dilemmas from around the world from the 17th century to today. more...

  • The Virtues of Liberalismby James T. Kloppenberg

    Oxford University Press 1998; US$ 129.99

    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...