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- 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...
- 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...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 24.95
An unflinching look at the truth behind the media?s lies about autism. Autism now affects 2 percent of US children. A once rare disorder is now so common that everyone knows someone with an affected child. Yet neither mainstream doctors nor government officials can tell the American public what is behind the staggering rise in diagnoses. The... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00
A valuable piece of intellectual history, readable in its own terms, this volume, beginning with the Renaissance and the Reformation, traces the growth of Liberal doctrine until the advent of the French Revolution. It shows the relation of Liberalism to the new economic system, and the impact of this upon science, philosophy and literature. The book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00
Updated to take into account the post-war political landscape, this book, consisting of some undelivered lectures originally dating from 1929, discusses the meaning and place of liberty and freedom in a global post-war context. more...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 89.99
By shifting the discussion of human rights away from the binaries of cultural relativism and political sovereignty, this book moves toward a new understanding of human rights that takes account of the diverse contexts central to being human and living a life of dignity. more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 14.95
Published for the first time in 1904, The Evolution of Modern Liberty was originally intended to be a comparison study of the American and French bills of rights. However, Scherger expanded his volume into much more?a timeless look at the modern idea of liberty and the steps taken to get there. A fragment of history in and of itself, this classic... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95
Rainer Forst develops a critical theory capable of deciphering the deficits and potentials inherent in contemporary political reality. This calls for a perspective which is immanent to social and political practices and at the same time transcends them. Forst regards society as a whole as an ‘order of justification’ comprising complexes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95
In Nonsense upon Stilts¸ first published in 1987, Waldron includes and discusses extracts from three classic critiques of the idea of natural rights embodied in the 1789 Declaration of the Rights of Man and the Citizen. Each text is prefaced by an historical introduction and an analysis of its main themes. The collection as a whole in introduced... more...