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Purpose, functions, and relations of the state

  • The Constitution of Libertyby F.A. Hayek

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 25.95

    Working after the war, Hayek's writing was very much against the tide of mainstream Keynesian economic thought. But in the 1970s and 1980s - the eras of Thatcherism and Reaganomics - he was championed as a prophet of neo-liberalism by those who were seeking to revolutionize the post-war social consensus. The Constitution of Liberty is crucial reading... more...

  • Left-Wing Extremism and Human Rightsby K V Thomas

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 49.95

    Left-Wing Extremism and Human Rights  unfolds a mosaic of social issues, especially of the weaker and marginalized section, closely intertwined with internal security.  Based on an empirical study of the Left-Wing Extremism (LWE) movement in Andhra Pradesh, once the citadel of LWE, it offers a deep analysis of the growth and consolidation of LWE... more...

  • Human Security and Sierra Leone's Post-Conflict Developmentby Francis Wiafe-Amoako; Ali A. Mazrui

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 74.99

    Managing post-conflict progress has been an elusive task for policymakers and other stakeholders. This book discusses domestic peace, security, and development in Sierra Leone, and argues for human security as the basis for building a sustainable post-conflict environment. more...

  • Martha Nussbaum und das gute Lebenby Johannes Nathschläger

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 31.26

    Was ist ein gutes Leben? Eine der ältesten philosophischen Fragen erlebt unter zeitgenössischen Autoren eine bemerkenswerte Renaissance. Martha Nussbaum, Professorin für Ethik und Rechtswissenschaften an der University of Chicago, hat mit ihrer Version des Capabilities Approach (Fähigkeitenansatz) einen innovativen Debattenbeitrag geliefert. Anders... more...

  • Rights, Justice, and the Bounds of Libertyby Joel Feinberg

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 43.50

    This volume of essays by one of America's preeminent philosophers in the area of jurisprudence and moral philosophy gathers together fourteen papers that had been published in widely scattered and not readily accessible sources. All of the essays deal with the political ideals of liberty and justice or with hard cases for the application of the concept... more...

  • Political Inequality in an Age of Democracyby Joshua Kjerulf Dubrow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    The world has witnessed the creation of new democracies and the maturing of old ones. Yet, everywhere there is democracy, there is also political inequality. Voices of everyday folk struggle to be heard; often, they keep silent. Governments respond mostly to the influential and the already privileged. Our age of democracy, then, is the old age of... more...

  • Human Rights Educ & Global Rby James Lynch; Celia Modgil; Sohan Modgil

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    First published in 1992. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Human Rights and Global Diversityby Simon Caney; Peter Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    This examination of global society focuses on its conflict with local societies and questions whether the human race should be treated as belonging to a single global community. It considers the universality of human rights and its conflict with group claims to self-determination. more...

  • Patterns of Social Inequalityby Huw Beynon; Pandeli Glavanis

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    Written by a group of the UK's leading Sociologists, this book covers in one volume all of the themes central to an understanding of contemporary British Society. Essays provide an historical overview of such topics as class, gender, work, ethnicity and community but also make a theoretical and substantive contribution to current debates. more...

  • Human Rightsby Darren O'Byrne

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 75.95

    Human Rights: An Introduction is an important and particularly timely text that provides a comprehensive overview of human rights and related issues from a social science perspective. First, this book does more than discuss theory, it uses case studies and personal testimonies in the debate. Human rights as an area of academic interest cannot be... more...