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- Taylor and Francis 1986; US$ 69.95
This volume is the second of the three-volume edition of the proceedings of an international conference on Legacies of West Indian Slavery held at the University of Hull in July 1983 to commemorate the sesquicentenary of the abolition of slavery in the British Empire. Its focus is on the contemporary Caribbean and the omnipresent legacies of slavery... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 135.00
Explores the interface between the conceptual frameworks of welfare state, gender regime research and rural gender studies more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Brown v Board of Education of Topeka case of 1954, declared that separate educational facilities were inherently unequal and therefore unconstitutional, the civil rights movement began to gain momentum. This book spotlights the rise of the civil rights movement, offering a look at one of the remarkable and influential movements in US history. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...