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- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 35.00
Why have American policies failed to reduce the racial inequalities still pervasive throughout the nation? Has President Barack Obama defined new political approaches to race that might spur unity and progress? Still a House Divided examines the enduring divisions of American racial politics and how these conflicts have been shaped by distinct political... more...
- Transworld 2012; US$ 13.34
What do City speculators, Gulf oil sheikhs, Chinese entrepreneurs, big-name financiers like George Soros and industry titans like Richard Branson buy when they go shopping? Land. Parcels the size of Wales are being snapped up across the plains of Africa, the paddy fields of Southeast Asia, the jungles of the Amazon and the prairies of Eastern Europe.... more...
- Penguin Books Ltd 2005; Not Available
A law criminalizing incitement to religious hatred has been high on the Labour Government?s list of priorities. It is a law with wide-ranging implications for freedom of expression in Britain: it could be used to censor anyone ? whether writer, comedian or person in the street ? who wishes to make a statement about religion that others might find offensive.... more...
- Free Press 2008; Not Available
Political speech in the United States is undergoing a crisis. Glendon's acclaimed book traces the evolution of the strident language of rights in America and shows how it has captured the nation's devotion to individualism and liberty, but omitted the American traditions of hospitality and care for the community. more...
- NYU Press 2000; US$ 75.00
When, in 1992, the citizens of Colorado ratified Amendment 2, effectively stripping lesbians, gay men, and bisexuals of protection from discrimination under the state's constitution, the vote divided the state and left the gay population disspirited and angry. Their psychological predicament offered an opportunity to examine the precise intersection... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 45.00
At the dawn of the 21st century's second decade, the issues women face are just as daunting and complex as ever before, from suffrage and equal representations in government, to educational rights, reproductive rights, and religious leadership roles. Even with recent gains by women in the United States and abroad, women still frequently face discrimination... more...
- Algora Publishing 2011; US$ 21.95
When is it legitimate for nations to use force? The United States and NATO, intent on military intervention but unable to secure UN Security Council authorization, regularly use false arguments and a haze of purported altruistic justifications to justify their actions. "Smokescreen" emphasizes the need to base our definition of legitimacy... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 64.99
Jongwoo Han?s Networked Information Technologies, Elections, and Politics: Korea and the United States is a study on the changes that have been occurring in elections, politics, and democratic movements over the past decade. These changes show a paradigm shift in political discourse, from the industrial age mass media-based public sphere... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 26.99
As the US deports record numbers of illegal immigrants and local and state governments scramble to pass laws resembling dystopian police states where anyone can be questioned and neighbors are encouraged to report on one another, violent anti-immigration rhetoric is growing across the nation. Against this tide of hysteria, Pilar Marrero reveals how... more...
- New Horizon Press 2012; US$ 24.95
For centuries, the Middle East has been at the center of international conflict and violence. But to Marcus Hardie, a man who grew up in the gang-infested streets of urban California, the hostility and violence of that distant land were no worse than his everyday struggle. Though the threat of attacks and bombings daily might frighten the average... more...