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- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2010; US$ 12.99
There are hundreds of ways to lead a more environmentally friendly, socially conscious, and liberally minded life?ways that can even be enjoyable. What readers will find in this friendly inclusive book are simple steps, lifestyle adjustments, and ideas that entertain: Watching MSNBC instead of Fox News Powering a laptop with a solar?power?generating... more...
- 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...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 29.99
This book analyzes the complex relationship between human rights and liberalism as two different worldviews, and how American liberalism impedes the recognition of human rights. In order to achieve democratic, equitable, and sustainable societies, people need to be accorded fundamental human rights and to grant these rights to others. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2000; US$ 114.99
In the last ten years, there has been a resurgence of interest in repression and violence within states. Paths to State Repression improves our understanding of why states use political repression, highlighting its relationship to dissent and mass protest. The authors draw upon a wide variety of political-economic contexts, methodological approaches,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 34.99
The chapters in this volume deal with timely issues regarding democracy in theory and in practice in today's globalized world. Authored by leading political philosophers of our time, they appear here for the first time. The essays challenge and defend assumptions about the role of democracy as a viable political and legal institution in response to... more...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 56.00
Anhand des Mau-Mau-Kriegs in Kenia und des Algerienkriegs zeigt Fabian Klose, wie ähnlich die Gewaltpolitik und Notstandsmaßnahmen der beiden Kolonialmächte Großbritannien und Frankreich waren. Dabei stehen Fragen der "antisubversiven Militärstrategie" im Mittelpunkt, vor deren Hintergrund die Radikalisierung kolonialer Gewalt in den Dekolonisierungskriegen... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 43.99
How does one forgive an international political transgression as deep as genocide or apartheid? Forgiveness is often conceived of as an element of personal morality, and even at that it is difficult. This book argues that it is also an essential part of political ethics, especially when dealing with collective wrongdoing by political regimes. In the... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2004; US$ 37.99
The Universal Declaration for Human Rights was approved in 1948 and yet more than fifty years later some human rights--especially the rights of groups such as women, minorities, and indigenous peoples--continue to be at risk. This book examines recent humanitarian catastrophes involving such groups and suggests how the society of states may develop... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2005; US$ 38.99
Universal Human Rights brings new clarity to the important and highly contested concept of universal human rights. This collection of essays explores the foundations of universal human rights in four sections devoted to their nature, application, enforcement, and limits, concluding that shared rights help to constitute a universal human community,... more...