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  • Tomorrow Is Nowby Eleanor Roosevelt; Allida Black; Bill Clinton

    Penguin Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.00

    Available again in time for election season, Eleanor Roosevelt's most important book?a battle cry for civil rights As relevant and influential now as it was when first published in 1963,  Tomorrow Is Now  is Eleanor Roosevelt's manifesto and her final effort to move America toward the community she hoped it would become. In bold, blunt prose, one... more...

  • Rethinking Children's Citizenshipby Tom Cockburn

    Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 100.00

    This book explores the relationship between children and citizenship, analyzing international perspectives on citizenship and human rights and developing new methods for facilitating the recognition of children as participating agents within society. more...

  • The Disability Rights Movementby Doris Fleischer; Frieda Zames

    Temple University Press 2011; US$ 33.95

    In this updated edition, Doris Zames Fleischer and Frieda Zames expand their encyclopedic history of the struggle for disability rights in the United States, to include the past ten years of disability rights activism.The book includes a new chapter on the evolving impact of the Americans with Disabilities Act, the continuing struggle for cross-disability... more...

  • Socializing Statesby Ryan Goodman; Derek Jinks

    Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 28.99

    The role of international law in global politics is as poorly understood as it is important. But how can the international legal regime encourage states to respect human rights? Given that international law lacks a centralized enforcement mechanism, it is not obvious how this law matters at all, and how it might change the behavior or preferences of... more...

  • At the Dark End of the Streetby Danielle L. Mcguire

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 16.95

    Rosa Parks was often described as a sweet and reticent elderly woman whose tired feet caused her to defy segregation on Montgomery?s city buses, and whose supposedly solitary, spontaneous act sparked the 1955 bus boycott that gave birth to the civil rights movement. The truth of who Rosa Parks was and what really lay beneath the 1955 boycott is far... more...

  • The Politics of Race and Ethnicity in the United Statesby Sherrow O. Pinder

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 32.00

    The purpose of this book is to examine and analyze Americanization, De-Americanization, and racialized ethnic groups in America and consider the questions: who is an American? And what constitutes American identity and culture? more...

  • Selma, Lord, Selmaby Sheyann Webb-Christburg; Rachel West Nelson Milhouse; Frank Sikora

    University of Alabama Press 2015; US$ 18.95

    Sheyann Webb was eight years old and Rachel West was nine when Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. arrived in Selma, Alabama, on January 2, 1965. He came to organize non-violent demonstrations against discriminatory voting laws. Selma, Lord, Selma is their firsthand account of the events from that turbulent winter of 1965--events that changed not only... 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...

  • State of Confusionby Bryant Welch

    St. Martin's Press 2008; US$ 8.99

    Finally, the answer to the many questions that have been preying on the minds of millions of Americans has arrived. Why are Americans so vulnerable to divisive political tactics? Why did Americans get dragged into such an unwise war in Iraq? Why do fundamentalist religious groups, Fox News, and right-wing radio still play such influential... more...

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

    St. Martin's Press 2001; US$ 27.99

    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...