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- ABC-CLIO 2011; US$ 49.00
African American Civil Rights: Early Activism and the Niagara Movement tells a fascinating story, one that is too frequently marginalized. Offering the first full-length, comprehensive sociological analysis of the Niagara Movement, which existed between 1905 and 1910, the book demonstrates that, although short-lived, the movement was far from a... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 44.99
Das aktuelle Geschehen, über das die Massenmedien berichten, ist selbst häufig schon eine Folge der vorangegangenen Medienberichterstattung. Zudem findet das aktuelle Geschehen häufig nur deshalb statt, weil die Akteure erwarten, dass die Medien darüber berichten. Das Verhältnis zwischen dem aktuellen Geschehen, der Medienberichterstattung und ihren... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 54.99
Thomas Meyer/Johanna Eisenberg Die Identität Europas ist noch immer ein hochgradig umstrittenes Thema. Fast alles, was dieses Thema betrifft, steht zur Diskussion. Sowohl die Rolle, die das Konzept für das politische Gemeinwesen Europa spielen kann als auch seine U- prünge, Bedingungen und Inhalte. Die Diskussion hält an, Klärung tut not. Die einen... more...
- Crown House Publishing 2007; US$ 16.03
A Thunk is a beguiling question about everyday things that stops you in your tracks and helps you start to look at the world in a whole new light. The author guides you through the origins and uses of Thunks and demonstrates how this powerful little book can develop philosophical thinking for all ages ... remember there are no right or wrong answers... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2011; US$ 55.00
In the moralistic texts of jeremiadic discourse, authors lament the condition of society, utilizing prophecy as a means of predicting its demise. This study delves beneath the socio-religious and cultural exterior of the American jeremiadic tradition to unveil the complexities of African American jeremiadic rhetoric in antebellum America. It examines... more...
- Princeton University Press 1994; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
A new edition of the highly acclaimed book Multiculturalism and "The Politics of Recognition," this paperback brings together an even wider range of leading philosophers and social scientists to probe the political controversy surrounding multiculturalism. Charles Taylor's initial inquiry, which considers whether the institutions of liberal democratic... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2011; US$ 52.99
Coming for to Carry Me Home examines the concept of race in the United States from the 1830s, when the abolitionists rose to prominence, until the 1880s, when the Jim Crow regime commenced. J. Michael Martinez argues that Lincoln and the Radical Republicans were the pivotal actors, albeit not the architects, that influenced this evolution. more...
- Shell Education 2006; US$ 6.99
John Smith is in shackles in Work or Starve: Captain John Smith and the Jamestown Colony, but how can that be if he is to lead the colony? The colonists wont listen to him until there is trouble! With the men and boys dying and the food nearly gone, Smith embarks on a bold journey that nearly costs his life. His relationship with Pocahontas,... more...
- Profile Books 2012; US$ 22.65
Societies in all countries are split by major divisions - or 'faultlines' - caused by differences in race, religion, ethnicity, wealth, class or power. Like geological faultlines, some are plainly evident, whereas others are more concealed and can erupt with little warning. Violence along faultlines within states, from Sudan to Iraq to the Congo,... more...