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  1. Protest and Dissent
    Essays on the justification, strategy, and limits of mass protests and political dissent In Protest and Dissent, the latest installment of the NOMOS series, distinguished scholars from the fields of political science, law, and... Learn More
    Published: 3rd March 2020
    Hardback | £56.00
  2. Political Legitimacy
    Essays on the political, legal, and philosophical dimensions of political legitimacy.Scholars, journalists, and politicians today worry that the world’s democracies are facing a crisis of legitimacy. Although there are key challenges... Learn More
    Published: 6th August 2019
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  3. Privatization
    A distinguished group of scholars explore the moral values and political consequences of privatization     The 21st century has seen a proliferation of privatization across industries in the United States,... Learn More
    Published: 11th December 2018
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  4. Compromise
    A distinguished group of scholars explores compromise in contemporary affairs Do lawmakers have a greater ethical responsibility to compromise than ordinary citizens? How does one rectify what is at stake when lawmakers concede... Learn More
    Published: 22nd May 2018
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  5. Wealth
    An in-depth political, legal, and philosophical study into the implications of wealth inequality in modern societies.Wealth, and specifically its distribution, has been a topic of great debate in recent years. Calls for justice... Learn More
    Published: 2nd June 2017
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  6. Immigration, Emigration, and Migration
    Immigration, Emigration and Migration consists of essays written by distinguished scholars across the fields of law, political science, and philosophy that examine questions of travel and migration across national borders. Questions... Learn More
    Published: 17th January 2017
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  7. American Conservatism
    The topic of American conservatism is especially timely—and perhaps volatile.  Is there what might be termed an “exceptional” form of conservatism that is characteristically American, in contrast to conservatisms found... Learn More
    Published: 17th May 2016
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  8. Federalism and Subsidiarity
    In Federalism and Subsidiarity, adistinguished interdisciplinary group of scholars in political science, law,and philosophy address the application and interaction of the concept offederalism within law and government. What are... Learn More
    Published: 27th June 2014
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  9. Loyalty
    Few topics are more ubiquitous in everyday life and, at the same time, more controversial in practice, than that of one’s moral obligation to loyalty. Featuring essays by scholars working in a variety of subjects from law to... Learn More
    Published: 10th May 2013
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  10. Passions and Emotions
    Throughout the history of moral, political, and legal philosophy,many have portrayed passions and emotions as beingopposed to reason and good judgment. At the same time,others have defended passions and emotions as temperingreason... Learn More
    Published: 3rd December 2012
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  11. Evolution and Morality
    Can theories of evolution explain the development of our capacityfor moral judgment and the content of morality itself?If bad behavior punished by the criminal law is attributableto physical causes, rather than being intentional... Learn More
    Published: 10th September 2012
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  12. Getting to the Rule of Law
    The rule of law has been celebrated as “an unqualified human good," yet there is considerable disagreement about what the ideal of the rule of law requires. When people clamor for the preservation or extension of the rule of... Learn More
    Published: 1st September 2011
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  13. Moral Universalism and Pluralism
    Moral universalism, or the idea that some system of ethics applies to all people regardless of race, color, nationality, religion, or culture, must have a plurality over which to range — a plurality of diverse persons, nations,... Learn More
    Published: 1st October 2008
    Hardback | £65.00
  14. Humanitarian Intervention
    Somalia, Haiti, Bosnia, and Kosovo. All are examples where humanitarian intervention has been called into action. This timely and important new volume explores the legal and moral issues which emerge when a state uses military... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2005
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  15. Political Exclusion and Domination
    Political exclusion and domination are common forms of injustice in democratic societies. What is at stake in choosing one or the other as a way of conceptualizing injustice? Can either concept serve as a master concept for all... Learn More
    Published: 1st January 2005
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  16. Secession and Self-Determination
    The many questions that surround movements for secession and self-determination are both practically urgent and theoretically perplexing. The United States settled its secession crisis in the 1860s. But the trauma and unfinished... Learn More
    Published: 1st December 2003
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