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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95
Children growing up today are confronted by four difficult and intersecting challenges: dangerous environmental change, weakening democracies, growing social inequality, and a global economy marked by unprecedented youth unemployment and unsustainable resource extraction. Yet on streets everywhere, there is also a strong, youthful energy for change.... more...
- SAGE Publications 1999; US$ 60.00
Through a detailed introductory discussion of the relation between the civil and the political, and between recognition and representation, this book provides a comprehensive vocabulary for understanding citizenship. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2012; US$ 23.99
States define who their citizens are and exert control over their life and movements. But how does such power persist in a global world where people, ideas, and products constantly cross the borders of what the states see as their sovereign territory? This groundbreaking work sets to examine and interprets such challenges to offer a new way of thinking... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 99.99
In this age of globalization, there is frequent migration across national borders, resulting in reconsideration of national citizenship and identity. This book addresses the changing nature of citizenship in the context of the flow of people and ideas within Asia and Europe, focusing particularly the examples of Korea and Germany. It deals extensively... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.95
Political participation in America?supposedly the world?s strongest democracy?is startlingly low, and many of the civil rights and economic equity initiatives that were instituted in the 1960s and '70s have been abandoned, as significant proportions of the populace seem to believe that the civil rights battle has been won. However, rates of collective... more...
- Fairleigh Dickinson 2012; US$ 79.99
Engaging Strangers: Civil Rites, Civic Capitalism, and Public Order in Boston by Daniel J. Monti, Jr. explores how the people of Boston have learned to practice a more congenial and respectful set of civic virtues. Monti provides a model for civic conduct for the rest of America to study and follow, showing how the cultural ideals we share and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 130.00
Theoretically, the right to privacy is an individual?s right to space away from the public gaze to make life choices that are best for her or him, regardless of the beliefs of the majority. Yet the right to privacy in the United States has proven problematic for both political theorists and constitutional scholars, as it does not conform to theoretical... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 75.00
In this study of literature and law from the Constitutional founding through the Civil War, Hoang Gia Phan demonstrates how American citizenship and civic culture were profoundly transformed by the racialized material histories of free, enslaved, and indentured labor. Bonds of Citizenship illuminates the historical tensions between the legal... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 24.99
The two-time Pulitzer Prize?winning biography of W. E. B. Du Bois from renowned scholar David Levering Lewis, now in one condensed and updated volume William Edward Burghardt Du Bois?the premier architect of the civil rights movement in America?was a towering and controversial personality, a fiercely proud individual blessed with the language... more...