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- Nation Books 2015; US$ 26.99
They Know Everything About You is a groundbreaking exposé of how government agencies and tech corporations monitor virtually every aspect of our lives, and a fierce defense of privacy and democracy. The revelation that the government has access to a vast trove of personal online data demonstrates that we already live in a surveillance society.... more...
- Encounter Books 2015; US$ 25.99
The theme of The Great Divide is that the populations of the democratic world, from Boston to Berlin, Vancouver to Venice, are becoming increasingly divided from within, due to a growing ideological incompatibility between modern liberalism and conservatism. This is partly due to a complex mutation in the concept of liberal democracy itself, and... more...
- Wiley 2015; US$ 22.95
Why do powerful states like the U.S., U.K., China, and Russia repeatedly fail to meet their international legal obligations as defined by human rights instruments? How does global capitalism affect states’ ability to implement human rights, particularly in the context of global recession, state austerity, perpetual war, and environmental crisis?... more...
- Lexington Books 2015; US$ 89.99
Montesinos? Legacy brings scholars together in honor of the 500 th anniversary of Dominican Antonio de Montesinos? famous sermon in defense of the rights of the indigenous Amerindians. The collection addresses the historical context for this sermon, but also the continued relevance of Montesinos today. more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 24.95
Long the arena of philosophers, legal scholars, and political scientists, the interdisciplinary study of human rights has recently seen an influx of sociologists. Why is this so, and how do sociologists contribute to our understanding of human rights in the contemporary world? In this landmark new text, Mark Frezzo explores the sociological perspective... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95
Although best known for the hugely influential Anarchy, State and Utopia, Robert Nozick (1938-2002) eschewed the label 'political philosopher' because the vast majority of his writings and attention have focused on other areas. Indeed the breadth of Nozick's work is perhaps greater than that of any other contemporary philosopher. This book is the first... more...
- Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 85.00
The history of modern Europe is often presented with the hindsight of present-day European integration, which was a genuinely liberal project based on political and economic freedom. Many other visions for Europe developed in the 20th century, however, were based on an idea of community rooted in pre-modern religious ideas, cultural or ethnic homogeneity,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00
This book critically assesses the human security challenges faced by states, focusing on how and to what extent the state is influenced by global structures and operations. Having grown rapidly since the 1990s, the field of human security has spawned a wide variety of academic research. This research has helped to reconceptualize the notion of... more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 35.18
Westliches Denken und westliche Medien: Haben sie die Welt mit ihren Einheitsrastern überzogen? Welche Universalismen transportieren sie? Dieser Band zeigt: Auch Eigenheiten und Partikulares artikulieren sich in globalisierten Formaten, deren Selbstverständlichkeiten nun zur Debatte gestellt werden. Denn der europäische Kolonialismus hat sich nicht... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 23.95
Less than three months before he was assassinated, Malcolm X spoke at the Oxford Union?the most prestigious student debating organization in the United Kingdom. The Oxford Union regularly welcomed heads of state and stars of screen and served as the training ground for the politically ambitious offspring of Britain?s "better classes." Malcolm X, by... more...