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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • We Are Doomedby John Derbyshire

    The Crown Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.00

    To his fellow conservatives, John Derbyshire makes a plea: Don't be seduced by this nonsense about "the politics of hope." Skepticism, pessimism, and suspicion of happy talk are the true characteristics of an authentically conservative temperament. And from Hobbes and Burke through Lord Salisbury and Calvin Coolidge, up to Pat Buchanan and Mark Steyn... more...

  • Conservatism and American Political Developmentby Brian J. Glenn; Steven M. Teles

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Through a sustained historical analysis of three of the most important issues in American politics--Social Security, environmental regulation, and federal education policy-- Conservatism and American Political Development explores how conservatives have helped shape U.S. domestic policy and how the growth of the American state has in turn shaped conservatism.... more...

  • Persons, Rights, and the Moral Communityby Loren E. Lomasky

    Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 54.99

    Arguing for a fundamental reshaping of philosophical ethics, Lomasky explains the place of rights within the overall structure of morality. more...

  • Liberal Languagesby Michael Freeden

    Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    Liberal Languages reinterprets twentieth-century liberalism as a complex set of discourses relating not only to liberty but also to welfare and community. Written by one of the world's leading experts on liberalism and ideological theory, it uses new methods of analyzing ideologies, as well as historical case studies, to present liberalism... more...

  • Privacyby Raymond Wacks

    Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 9.99

    Professor Raymond Wacks is a leading international expert on privacy. For more than three decades he has published numerous books and articles on this controversial subject.Privacy is a fundamental value that is under attack from several quarters. Electronic surveillance, biometrics, CCTV, ID cards, RFID codes, online security, the monitoring of employees,... more...

  • Conservatism Redefinedby Patrick Garry

    Encounter Books 2010; US$ 23.99

    After reaching high levels of public popularity in the 1980s and 1990s, political conservatism has become beset with criticism and disillusionment. As demonstrated by the 2008 election results, political conservatism has been blamed for an unpopular Iraq war, an economy nose diving into recession, and a barrage of high profile instances of corporate... more...

  • Change Manifestoby John Whitehead

    Sourcebooks, Inc. 2008; US$ 13.95

    This book exposes the various ways Americans are being abused and tyrannized by our leaders, and shows us how to stop being sheep and take back our government, our liberty, and our nation. more...

  • The Conservative Soulby Andrew Sullivan

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 14.99

    Today's conservatives support the idea of limited government, but they have increased government's size and power to new heights. They believe in balanced budgets, but they have boosted government spending, debt, and pork to record levels. They believe in national security but launched a reckless, ideological occupation in Iraq that has made us tangibly... more...

  • Proud to Be Rightby Jonah Goldberg

    HarperCollins 2010; US$ 14.99

    In Proud to Be Right, Jonah Goldberg, the New York Times bestselling author of Liberal Fascism, presents voices of the next Conservative generation. A fresh and provocative collection of lively political writing from right wing writers under the age of 30, Proud to Be Right rebuts the conventional wisdom that Generation Y is a uniformly liberal... more...

  • Death by Liberalismby J. R. Dunn

    HarperCollins 2011; US$ 14.99

    Center-right conservative author J. R. Dunn offers a cogent analysis of how liberalism has not only failed as an ideology but has proven fatal to citizens and societies around the world. Dunn?s piercing analysis of the Obama administration?s perilous public policy agenda is a provocative, must-read rallying cry for Tea Party adherents, fans of Ann... more...