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  • Race to Incarcerateby Marc Mauer; Sabrina Jones; Michelle Alexander

    The New Press 2013; US$ 17.99

    "Do not underestimate the power of the book you are holding in your hands." Michelle Alexander More than 2 million people are now imprisoned in the United States, producing the highest rate of incarceration in the world. How did this happen? As the director of The Sentencing Project, Marc Mauer has long been one of the country?s foremost experts... more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill; Elizabeth Rapaport

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1978; US$ 5.95

    Contents include a selected bibliography and an editor's Introduction broken into two sections. The first section provides a brief sketch of the historical, social, and biographical context in which Mill wrote and the second traces the central line of argument in the text to aid in the comprehension of the essay's structure, method, and major... more...

  • Arc of Justiceby Kevin Boyle

    Henry Holt and Co. 2007; US$ 14.25

    An electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided a city and ignited the civil rights struggle In 1925, Detroit was a smoky swirl of jazz and speakeasies, assembly lines and fistfights. The advent of automobiles had brought workers from around the globe to compete for manufacturing jobs, and tensions often flared with the KKK in... more...

  • I Know Who You Are and I Saw What You Didby Lori Andrews

    Free Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    Hailed as ?stunning? ( New York Post ), ?authoritative? ( Kirkus Reviews ), and ?comprehensively researched? ( Shelf Awareness ), a shocking exposÚ of the widespread abuses of our personal online data by a leading specialist on Web privacy. Social networks, the defining cultural movement of our time, offer many freedoms. But as we work and shop... more...

  • Racism and Bordersby Jeff Shantz

    Algora Publishing 2010; US$ 19.95

    Despite claims about globalization, we see increasing surveillance, tightened restrictions and growing punitive regimes at international borders. This critical collection examines processes of racialization in relation to border regulations and restrictions. It analyses border controls, racism, and representations of race, within multinational contexts... more...

  • The Ten Things You Can't Say In Americaby Larry Elder

    St. Martin's Press 2001; US$ 7.39

    Straight Talk From the Firebrand Libertarian Who Struck a Chord Across America Larry Elder tells truths this nation's public figures are afraid to address. In The Ten Things You Can't Say in America , he turns conventional "wisdom" on its head and backs up his commonsense philosophy with cold, hard facts many ignore. Elder says what no one else... more...

  • Secrecy and Open Governmentby K.G. Robertson

    Palgrave Macmillan 1999; US$ 186.00

    Does the Labour Government's commitment to Freedom of Information mean the end of excessive secrecy in the UK? Why has Britain finally decided to join the many other countries that enjoy a 'right to know'? This book places the current UK debate over open government in its political context. Robertson argues that just as secrecy reflected the interests... more...

  • Justice, Legitimacy, and Diversityby Emanuela Ceva; Enzo Rossi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 160.00

    Most contemporary political philosophers take justice?rather than legitimacy?to be the fundamental virtue of political institutions vis-Ó-vis the challenges of ethical diversity. Justice-driven theorists are primarily concerned with finding mutually acceptable terms to arbitrate the claims of conflicting individuals and groups. Legitimacy-driven theorists,... more...

  • Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Orderby Ronaldo Munck; Carl Ulrik Schierup; Ra˙l Delgado Wise

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Any consideration of global migration in relation to work and citizenship must necessarily be situated in the context of the Great Recession. A whole historical chapter ? that of neoliberalism ? has now closed and the future can only be deemed uncertain. Migrant workers were key players during this phase of the global system, supplying cheap and flexible... more...

  • Perspectives of National Elites on European Citizenshipby Nicol˛ Conti; Maurizio Cotta; Pedro Tavares de Almeida

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    Over the last two decades, the process of European integration has become interwoven with the theme of citizenship and the debate on the democratic quality of the EU and of its institutions has become more salient. What are the views about Europe which emerge when we interrogate the national elites of the four large South European countries, Greece,... more...