The History of the Origins of Representative Government in Europe
Издател: Liberty Fund Inc.
"In every society there exists a certain sum of correct ideas. This sum of correct ideas is scattered among the individuals who make up the society and is unequally distributed among them. The problem is to gather up all the scattered and incomplete fragments of this power, to concentrate them, and to constitute them into a government. What is
The Man Versus the State
Издател: Liberty Fund
This volume contains the four essays that Spencer published as The Man Versus the State in 1884 as well as five essays added by later publishers. In addition, it provides "The Proper Sphere of Government," an important early essay by Spencer.
Spencer develops various specific disastrous ramifications of the wholesale substitution of the
The Morality of Capitalism
Издател: Jameson Books, Inc.
The second in the "What Your Professors Won't Tell You" series of essays on political economy, this collection includes thirteen essays; authors include Nobel Prize winners Mario Vargas Llosa and Vernon Smith, Whole Foods Market CEO and founder John Mackey, and scholars from across the globe. This book series is a project of the campus
The Political Writings of William Penn
Издател: Liberty Fund
Unlike many twenty-first-century scholars who view religious liberty as simply a “freedom from” state interference, William Penn viewed religious liberty as part of a broader emphasis on individual responsibility. His writings played a crucial role in the articulation of religious liberty as a philosophical and political value during the
The Race to the Top
Издател: Cato Institute
Tomas Larsson tells the real story of globalization, which is the story of the expansion of individual liberty and personal responsibility. How much support would 'anti-dumping' legislation get if it were called, as it should be, anti-shopping legislation?' - P J O'Rourke, Author The CEO of the Sofa
The Revolutionary Writings of John Adams
Издател: Liberty Fund, Inc.
The Revolutionary Writings of John Adams presents the principal shorter writings in which Adams addresses the prospect of revolution and the form of government proper to the new United States. Though one of the principal framers of the American republic and the successor to Washington as president, John Adams receives remarkably little attention
The Soldier and the State
Издател: The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press
The Soldier and the State: The Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations is a 1957 book written by political scientist Samuel P. Huntington. In the book, Huntington advances the theory of objective civilian control, according to which the optimal means of asserting control over the armed forces is to professionalize them. This is in contrast
The State in Capitalist Society
Издател: Basic Books, Inc.
Presenting a sustained and concrete challenge to the current political consensus, this reference identifies the radical alternative of adopting socialism as the key issue facing civilization and the crucial condition of making substantial progress. Demonstrating that capitalist control of the state was so comprehensive that partial reforms were
The Transition to Democracy in Spain and Portugal
Издател: American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research
Most of this book consists of essays published by the author during the period 1976-87. Five present a restatement of Wiaeda’s now-familiar argument that Iberian political culture and social relations are, and have been, characterized by elements of corporatism and organic statism. While the empirical evidence in support of this claim is not
The World Is Flat
Thomas Friedman’s examination of the influences shaping business and competition in a technology-fueled global environment is a call to action for governments, businesses and individuals who must stay ahead of these trends in order to remain competitive.
In a narrative punctuated by case studies, interviews and sometimes surprising statistics,
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