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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • The Encyclopedia of Libertarianismby Ronald Hamowy

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 120.00

    The Encyclopedia of Libertarianism offers an extensive historical and thematic overview of libertarianism, accompanied by a chronology of key events and publications in the development of libertarian thought more...

  • The Challenge of Human Rightsby David Keane; Yvonne McDermott

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2012; US$ 40.00

    The Challenge of Human Rights takes a detailed and exploratory approach to topics across the field of human rights, and seeks to map a path for future research and policy development. It examines contemporary approaches to established rights, such as the right to peace and the protection against double jeopardy, while also revisiting overlooked or... more...

  • The Challenge of Libertyby Robert Higgs; Carl P. Close

    Independent Institute 2006; US$ 10.99

    The quest for freedom has always been as much a battle of ideas as it is a popular struggle. Classical liberal pioneers such as John Locke and Adam Smith stressed the inherent worth of the individual, inalienable rights, and the benevolent consequences of the cooperative, peaceful pursuit of one's own happiness. These ideas became the intellectual... more...

  • Worshipping the Stateby Benjamin Wiker

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 27.99

    Many Christians feel that they are being opposed at every turn by what seems to be a well-orchestrated political and cultural campaign to de-Christianize every aspect of Western culture. They are right, and it goes even further back than the Obama Administration. In Worshipping the State: How Government is Replacing Religion , Benjamin Wiker argues... more...

  • Letters to a Young Progressiveby Mike S. Adams

    Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 26.99

    Born the son of a farmer, 19-year old Ty goes off to college, fulfilling his father?s dream of a better life. The only mistake was sending Ty to a liberal university. Sure enough, in his second year, Ty begins to reject his father?s valuesthe very values of hard work and individual responsibility that provided him his education. The biggest fear... more...

  • Classical Liberalismby David Conway

    Palgrave Macmillan 1998; US$ 65.00

    Political Philosophy is widely regarded as having been revived by the publication in 1971 of John Rawls' Theory of Justice . That work defended welfare-state liberalism, at that time the prevailing orthodoxy. A profound challenge was put to this orthodoxy by the publication in 1974 of Robert Nozick's Anarchy, State and Utopia . In arguing minimal... more...

  • Classical Liberalismby David Conway

    Palgrave Macmillan 1995; US$ 210.00

    `The author's concise and erudite exposition makes the book highly relevant to the study of liberalism and ideologies. Recommended for political scientists, economists, philosophers, and for all levels of students and faculty.' - R.J. Vichot, Florida International University This book restates and defends the classical liberal case for minimal government,... more...

  • The Meaning of Conservatismby Roger Scruton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 50.00

    First published in 1980, The Meaning of Conservatism is now recognized as a major contribution to political thought, and the liveliest and most provocative modern statement of the traditional conservative position. Roger Scruton challenges those who would regard themselves as conservatives, and also their opponents. Conservatism, he argues, has little... more...

  • Rules for Conservativesby Michael Charles Master

    Dunham Books 2012; US$ 5.99

    Saul Alinsky wrote Rules for Radicals 40 years ago as instructions on how to seize power. He was the original community organizer who documented how to organize others to provide power to the organizers. Alinsky was an instigator of class warfare and of the culture war. He taught liberals how to divide America by organizing communities to seize power.... more...

  • Reclaiming Libertyby Miriam Bentwich

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00

    Based on a reconstruction of earlier liberal conceptions of liberty (the political theories of John Locke & J.S. Mill), this book stresses the empowering nature of liberal freedom and explains why such a concept of liberty better addresses two key contemporary challenges in liberal theory and praxis: wealth redistribution and multiculturalism. more...