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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 29.95
Conservatives and Liberals often resort to cartoon images of the opposing ideology, relying on broadly defined caricatures to illustrate their opposition.?To help us get past these stereotypes, this short, punchy book explains the two dominant political ideologies in America today, providing a thorough and fair analysis of each as well as insight... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1999; US$ 33.99
In Civic Liberalism, prominent political theorist Thomas A. Spragens, Jr. asserts that most versions of democratic ideals?libertarianism, liberal egalitarianism, difference liberalism, and the liberalism of fear?lead our polity significantly astray. Spragens offers another alternative. He argues that we should recover the multiple and complex aspirations... more...
- 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...
- Oneworld Publications 2012; US$ 14.95
Torture, freedom of speech, freedom of religion, privacy - contrary to what public apathy would have you believe, civil liberties are worth fighting for and are almost always under threat. Tom Head tours the world to show civil liberties in action, and shows how you can make a difference. Tom Head serves as civil liberties guide for About.com. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- University of California Press 2015; US$ 75.00
Do "human rights"?as embodied in constitutions, national laws, and international agreements?foster improvements in the lives of the poor or otherwise marginalized populations? When, where, how, and under what conditions? Closing the Rights Gap: From Human Rights to Social Transformation systematically compares a range of case studies from around... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 30.99
In The Collapse of Liberalism, noted political scientist Charles Noble takes liberalism to task for not being radical enough?for what he sees as a long history of how liberalism has accommodated the very economic institutions and corporate actors it has wanted to challenge. As a result, Noble argues, liberals have been unable or unwilling to confront... more...
- NYU Press 2007; US$ 22.95
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...