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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Virtues of Liberalismby James T. Kloppenberg

    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...

  • Integrating Human Rights into Developmentby OECD Publishing

    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...

  • Liberalism and the Limits of Powerby Juliet A. Williams

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 100.00

    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...

  • The Politics of Equality - Professionals, States and Activistsby Shona Hunter; Elaine Swan

    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...

  • Making Human Rights Realby Filip Spagnoli

    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...

  • The Work of Global Justiceby Fuyuki Kurasawa

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 30.00

    Develops a new perspective from which to think about human rights and global justice. more...