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- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
The women's rights movement grew out of the women's suffrage movement of the mid-1800s. The second wave of the movement, which promoted economic, political, and social equality, gained momentum in the 1960s and '70s. This work gives an introduction to one of the most prominent reform movements over the years. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.00
"From my fear of coming out to coming on strong in the struggle for human rights, this is my American journey, the story of an outsider on the inside, a gay man proudly committed to a life of standing up for freedom. "President Clinton and I were born three days apart. We had both dreamed of serving our country. There was one difference: He could... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 26.95
The health of American democracy ultimately depends on our willingness and ability to work together as citizens and stakeholders in our republic. Government policies often fail to promote such collaboration. But if designed properly, they can do much to strengthen civic engagement. That is the central message of Carmen Siriannis eloquent new... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 33.95
In recent years, pro-gay and anti-gay rights activists have engaged in a struggle to sway public opinion in their favor through the use of ideologically charged rhetoric in an effort to win support from an undecided public. The author contends, however, that the debate is stalemated precisely because each side stereotypes and pathologizes the other's... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 17.00
Millions of women throughout the world suffer from violence, poverty and denial of their human rights because of their gender. By exploring their stories, and hearing the views of both advocates for and opponents of women's rights, in Created Equal, Anna Horsbrugh-Porter reveals the real human costs of the violation of these rights. more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 98.00
An overview of how advances in information technology can be used to enhance the resolution of legal disputes. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
Can the police strip-search a woman who has been arrested for a minor traffic violation? Can a magazine publish an embarrassing photo of you without your permission? Does your boss have the right to read your email? Can a company monitor its employees' off-the-job lifestyles--and fire those who drink, smoke, or live with a partner of the same sex?... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 79.99
Democratic Anxieties: Same-Sex Marriage, Death, and Citizenship takes contemporary opposition to same-sex marriage as a starting point to consider anxieties about sex and death within conceptions of democratic citizenship. It pursues a less anxious democratic citizenship in creative readings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Hannah Arendt, and Friedrich Nietzsche,... more...
- The Feminist Press at CUNY 2011; US$ 29.95
When the feminist movement arrived in Japan in the 1990s, no one could have imagined the transformational impact on every aspect of life there. Lesbians and bisexuals are coming out of the closet, ever-present minorities are visibly activist, single mothers are a growing population, and women are becoming political leaders. Here is the most comprehensive... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 24.95
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...