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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • Nature and Libertyby Dr John Zvesper; John Zvesper

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 190.00

    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$ 175.00

    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...

  • Privacy and Technologies of Identityby Katherine Jo Strandburg

    Springer 2005; US$ 179.00

    Provides an overview of ways in which technological changes raise privacy concerns. This book then addresses four major areas of technology: RFID and location tracking technology; biometric technology, data mining; and issues with anonymity and authentication of identity. more...

  • Transformations in Medieval and Early-Modern Rights Discourseby Virpi Mäkinen; Petter Korkman

    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...

  • Justificatory Liberalismby Gerald F. Gaus

    Oxford University Press 1996; US$ 56.99

    Drawing on current work in epistemology and cognitive psychology, this treatise develops a theory of personally justified belief. Building on this, it then advances an account of public justification that is more normative and less "populist" than the views of political liberals. 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...

  • 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$ 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...

  • 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...