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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

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  • 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$ 49.99

    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...

  • Libertyby Chana B. Cox

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 44.99

    Liberty: God's Gift to Humanity is a defense of liberalism, the political philosophy which holds that governments should be established for the protection of individual liberty. By means of revisiting the thinking of the men who created liberal theory over the past three centuries, author Chana Cox has demonstrated that historically the bond between... more...

  • Modern Liberty and Its Discontentsby Pierre Manent; Daniel J. Mahoney; Paul Seaton

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 38.99

    In this book, distinguished French philosopher Pierre Manent addresses a wide range of subjects, including the Machiavellian origins of modernity, Tocqueville's analysis of democracy, the political role of Christianity, the nature of totalitarianism, and the future of the nation-state. As a whole, the book constitutes a meditation on the nature of... more...

  • On Ordered Libertyby Samuel Gregg

    Lexington Books 2003; US$ 36.99

    On Ordered Liberty goes beyond the liberal and conservative divide, asking its readers to think about the proper ends of human choice and actions in a free society. Beginning with the insights of Alexis de Tocqueville and some natural law sources, author Samuel Gregg suggests that integral law must be distinguished from most contemporary visions of... more...