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- 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...
- 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...
- De Gruyter 2009; US$ 43.23
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 1995; US$ 36.99
Seeking a way out of today's bewildering rush of rights claims, Tara Smith's Moral Rights and Political Freedom offers a systematic account of the nature and foundations of rights. The book carefully elucidates what political freedom is and demonstrates why it should be protected by rights. Smith's thesis is that rights are teleological: respect for... more...
- Langaa RPCIG 2013; US$ 22.80
This book is a scriptural sculpture of how the physical dimensions of the earth ñbuilt and natural ñ and antecedents of history structure knowledges and the physical containers ñ human and non-human ñ that embody those knowledges. The book deals with universalisms grounded on African experiences and perspectives. A key theme is... more...
- Hoover Institution Press 2013; US$ 4.99
Mark Blitz defends the principles of American conservatism, countering many of the narrow or mistaken views that have arisen from both its friends and its foes. He asserts that individual liberty is the most powerful, reliable, and true standpoint from which to clarify and secure conservatism?but that individual freedom alone cannot produce happiness.... more...