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  • Please Stop Helping Usby Jason L. Riley

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 23.99

    Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries? In Please Stop Helping Us , Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact holding black Americans back. Minimum-wage laws may lift earnings for people who are already employed, but they price... more...

  • The Politics of Human Rightsby Sabine C. Carey; Mark Gibney; Steven C. Poe

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    Introduces a wider perspective to the study of human rights and human rights violations by focusing on empirical material. more...

  • Freedom Ridersby Raymond Arsenault

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 14.99

    The saga of the Freedom Rides is an improbable, almost unbelievable story. In the course of six months in 1961, four hundred and fifty Freedom Riders expanded the realm of the possible in American politics, redefining the limits of dissent and setting the stage for the civil rights movement. In this new version of his encyclopedic Freedom Riders, Raymond... more...

  • They Sayby James West Davidson

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 7.00

    Foreword. Acknowledgments. Prologue: "Does This Look Natchel?". One: Into a Changing World. Two: A Moral Education. Three: Unladylike Lady. Four: Edged Tools. Five: Ambition to Edit. Six: They Say. Seven: Do Something. Eight: Exiled. Afterword. Selected Bibliography. Index more...

  • Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movementby Barbara Ransby

    The University of North Carolina Press 2003; US$ 30.00

    One of the most important African American leaders of the twentieth century and perhaps the most influential woman in the civil rights movement, Ella Baker (1903-1986) was an activist whose remarkable career spanned fifty years and touched thousands of lives. A gifted grassroots organizer, Baker shunned the spotlight in favor of vital behind-the-scenes... 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...

  • What We've Lostby Graydon Carter

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004; US$ 8.99

    What We've Lost addresses the fragile state of U.S. democracy with a critical review of the Bush administration by one of our leading magazine editors, Graydon Carter. Carter has expressed his deep dissatisfaction with the current state of the nation in his monthly editor's letters in Vanity Fair-- which have aroused widespread comment--and now... more...

  • The Good Fightby Ralph Nader

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    Straight talk about George W. Bush,corporate government, and the whole charade of presidential campaigning -- from the last honest man in American politics Ralph Nader -- brilliant visionary, relentless activist -- may be the most honest man left in politics. And yet his presidential campaigns have faced consistent opposition -- mainly from Democrats... more...

  • Der Aufruhr der Ausgebildetenby Wolfgang Kraushaar

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 8.14

    Das Jahr 2011 war das Jahr der unerwarteten und sich weltweit immer weiter ausbreitenden Proteste. In verschiedenen arabischen Lšndern haben Demonstranten so lange aufbegehrt, bis sie ihre Regime zu Fall gebracht und deren Potentaten verjagt hatten. Und seitdem in Manhattan die Bewegung "Occupy Wall Street" entstanden ist, scheint das Aufbegehren... more...

  • The Agony of the American Leftby Christopher Lasch

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2013; US$ 12.99

    Five long essays by an American historian, the author of The New Radicalism in America (1965). Under the rubric of "the collapse of mass-based radical movements," Lasch examines the decline of populism, the disintegration of the American socialist party, and the weaknesses of black nationalism. Also included is a history of the Congress for Cultural... more...