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- Simon & Schuster 2006; US$ 20.99
Locate nations on the J Curve -- left for authoritarian, right for democratic. Then figure out how to force those on the left to open their societies, rather than encouraging them to shut them tighter by further isolating them. The West's isolation of Kim Jong-il's North Korea gives him the cover he needs to extend his brutal regime (the mistake the... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95
?Conventional analysis suffers from a profound failure of imagination. It imagines passing clouds to be permanent and is blind to powerful, long-term shifts taking place in full view of the world.? ?George Friedman In his long-awaited and provocative new book, George Friedman turns his eye on the future?offering a lucid, highly readable forecast... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2003; US$ 12.50
The abbé Emmanuel Joseph Sieyès (1748-1836) expressed the essence of his thought in a series of three pamphlets published in the months leading up to the meeting of the Estates-General in 1789. This volume presents all three essays - Views of the Executive Means , An Essay on Privileges , and What Is the Third Estate? - in their entirety. more...
- OUP Oxford 2010; US$ 9.99
Professor Raymond Wacks is a leading international expert on privacy. For more than three decades he has published numerous books and articles on this controversial subject.Privacy is a fundamental value that is under attack from several quarters. Electronic surveillance, biometrics, CCTV, ID cards, RFID codes, online security, the monitoring of employees,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 138.00
The Western tradition of the constitutional state, with its ancient roots, defines political extremes as the epitome of that what must be absolutely rejected. It highlights tyranny, despotism, despotic rule, non-autonomy, ruthless enforcing of interests as ?extreme?, contrasting this to a virtuous mean which guarantees moderation. In this volume,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 34.95
This is a major revision and update of Nevins? earlier classic and is an ideal text for use with undergraduate students in a wide variety of courses on immigration, transnational issues, and the politics of race, inclusion and exclusion. Not only has the author brought his subject completely up to date, but as a "case" of increasing economic integration... more...
- University of Chicago Press 1998; US$ 18.00
Uniting thirty years of authoritative scholarship by a master of textual detail, Machiavelli's Virtue is a comprehensive statement on the founder of modern politics. Harvey Mansfield reveals the role of sects in Machiavelli's politics, his advice on how to rule indirectly, and the ultimately partisan character of his project, and shows him to be... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1994; US$ 14.95
Designed to meet the needs of both student and scholar, this edition of Leviathan offers a brilliant introduction by Edwin Curley, modernized spelling and punctuation of the text, and the inclusion, along with historical and interpretive notes, of the most significant variants between the English version of 1651 and the Latin version of 1668. A glossary... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 22.00
The first study in more than 30 years to investigate the broad significance of personality traits for mass political behavior. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2003; US$ 49.99
Michael Otsuka's ingenious and exciting book vindicates left-libertarianism, a political philosophy which combines stringent rights of control over one's own mind, body, and life with egalitarian rights of ownership of the world. He reclaims the ideas of John Locke from the libertarian right, and defends a view which is both more libertarian... more...