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- Springer 2006; US$ 269.00
Rights language is a fundamental feature of the modern world. This book brings together some central scholars in the history of medieval and early-modern rights discourse. Through the different angles taken by its authors, it describes the multifaceted nature of rights languages in the medieval and early modern world. more...
- Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 119.99
An examination of the debate in political theory about the true concept of human nature. The author argues that current concepts of the liberal and communitarian self are unacceptable, and draws upon recent psychological research to develop a theory of compound individuality. 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...
- Oxford University Press 2000; US$ 110.00
This analysis and defence of American liberalism aims to demonstrate the complex and rich traditions of political, economic, and social discourse that have informed American democratic culture from the 17th century to the present. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00
"It is difficult to imagine anyone better qualified to update Arthur Schlesinger Jr.'s notion of liberalism as the 'vital center' of American politics." - The New York Times "A vigorous defense of liberalism as a credo-a credo, Alterman argues persuasively, that most Americans actually subscribe to." - The Atlantic more...