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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Safe Spacesby Cornelia Roux

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 39.31

    This book examines the crucial issues affecting Human Rights Education in contexts of culture, religious and societal diversity. It exhibits an impressive scholarly achievement, capturing and combining the insights of both established academics and emerging researchers. Each author succeeds in distilling the knowledge of their particular fields of... more...

  • Right-Wing Radicalism Todayby Sabine von Mering; Timothy Wyman McCarty

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95

    This book highlights recent developments in the radical right providing comparative analysis of current extremist activity in Eastern and Western Europe and the United States. It reveals the growing amount of connections and continuities of rightwing movements and ideologies across national borders. Subjects covered include: Who joins radical right... more...

  • Conservatism:Intro Sociol V11by Karl Mannheim

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Body Politicby Catherine A. Holland

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95

    This work advances an original thesis that challenges the dominant schools of thought concerning the liberal tradition in the US. more...

  • America's Rightby Robert B. Horwitz

    Wiley 2013; US$ 14.95 US$ 8.97

    Conservatism has been the most important political doctrine in the United States for nearly four decades. It has dominated the intellectual debate and largely set the policy agenda, even during years of Democratic electoral control. But 21st century conservatism has moved far beyond even the Reagan Revolution of small government, lower taxes and... more...