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  • A Vindication of the Rights of Womanby Mary Wollstonecraft; Miriam Brody

    Penguin Books Ltd 2004; US$ 14.09

    Writing in an age when the call for the rights of man had brought revolution to America and France, Mary Wollstonecraft produced her own declaration of female independence in 1792. Passionate and forthright, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman attacked the prevailing view of docile, decorative femininity, and instead laid out the principles of emancipation:... more...

  • Nonviolenceby Mark Kurlansky; Dalai Lama

    Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 16.00

    In this timely, highly original, and controversial narrative, New York Times bestselling author Mark Kurlansky discusses nonviolence as a distinct entity, a course of action, rather than a mere state of mind. Nonviolence can and should be a technique for overcoming social injustice and ending wars, he asserts, which is why it is the preferred method... 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$ 6.79

    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-ą-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; Raśl 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 Nicolņ 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...

  • Uneven Roadsby Todd Shaw; Louis Desipio; Dianne Pinderhughes; Toni-Michelle C. Travis

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 50.00

    No other book on the market maps U.S. race and ethnic politics with the same breadth and scope as Todd Shaw, Louis DeSipio, Dianne Pinderhughes, and Toni-Michelle C. Travis?s Uneven Roads; it explores when, why, and how race and ethnicity matter in U.S. politics. The book begins with an introduction to broad political racialization and the roots of... more...

  • Brown v. Board and the Transformation of American Cultureby Ben Keppel

    LSU Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    Brown v. Board of Education , which ended legally sanctioned segregation in American public schools, brought issues of racial equality to the forefront of the nation?s attention. Beyond its repercussions for the educational system, the decision also heralded broad changes to concepts of justice and national identity. ?Brown v. Board? and the Transformation... more...