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- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 12.00
Love Is Stronger Than Hate ?Nonviolence is not the recourse of the weak but actually calls for an uncommon kind of strength; it is not a refraining from something but the engaging of a positive force,? renowned peace activist Michael Nagler writes. Here he offers a step-by-step guide to creatively using nonviolence to confront any problem and to... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 16.95
Take Back Our Civil Liberties! Beatrice Edwards, executive director of the organization representing Edward Snowden and four other NSA whistleblowers, argues that we now live in a Corporate Security State, where the government is more interested in protecting the companies that serve it than the citizens who support it. Hheavy domestic surveillance,... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 18.50
Wie weit reicht das Menschenrecht der Religionsfreiheit? Darf die Religionsfreiheit über andere Menschenrechte gestellt werden? Nach einem Urteil des Landgerichts Köln aus dem Jahr 2012 nicht: Dieses verurteilte rituelle Beschneidung als unzulässige Verletzung des Rechts auf körperliche Unversehrtheit. Die Welle der Proteste religiöser Organisationen... more...
- Temple University Press 2014; US$ 69.50
For decades, Singapore's gay activists have sought equality and justice in a state where law is used to stifle basic civil and political liberties. In her groundbreaking book, Mobilizing Gay Singapore , Lynette Chua asks, what does a social movement look like in an authoritarian state? She takes an expansive view of the gay movement to examine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 48.95
In a world that is increasingly disillusioned with formal politics, people are no longer prepared to wait for governments and international institutions to act on human rights concerns. This book identifies activism as a key means of realizing human rights and as a new form of politics. Fighting for Human Rights documents and compares successful... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00
Despite claims from pundits and politicians that we now live in a post-racial America, people seem to keep finding ways to talk about racefrom celebrations of the inauguration of the first Black president to resurgent debates about police profiling, race and racism remain salient features of our world. When faced with fervent anti-immigration... more...
- NYU Press 2014; US$ 89.00
The election of President Barack Obama signaled for many the realization of a post-racial America, a nation in which racism was no longer a defining social, cultural, and political issue. While many Americans espouse a "colorblind" racial ideology and publicly endorse the broad goals of integration and equal treatment without regard to race,... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95
This book explores the question of whether the ideal right to science and culture exists. It proposes that the human right to science and culture is of a utopian character and argues for the necessity of the existence of such a right by developing a philosophical project situated in postmodernity, based on the assumption of thinking in terms... more...