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  • Privacy: A Very Short Introductionby Raymond Wacks

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87

    Electronic surveillance, biometrics, CCTV, ID cards, online security, the monitoring of employees, the uses of DNA ? to name a few ? all raise fundamental questions about our right to privacy. In the new edition of this Very Short Introduction, Raymond Wacks includes a number of recent changes and considers the future of privacy in society. more...

  • People, States and Fearby Barry Buzan

    European Consortium for Political Research 2007; US$ 40.75

    The second edition of this widely acclaimed book takes as its main theme the question of how states and societies pursue freedom from threat in an environment in which competitive relations are inescapable across the political, economic, military, societal and environmental landscapes. Throughout, attention is placed on the interplay of threats and... more...

  • Give Us the Ballotby Ari Berman

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2015; US$ 18.99

    A National Book Critics Circle Award Finalist, Nonfiction A New York Times Notable Book of 2015 A Washington Post Notable Nonfiction Book of 2015 A Boston Globe Best Book of 2015 A Kirkus Reviews Best Nonfiction Book of 2015 An NPR Best Book of 2015 Countless books have been written about the civil rights movement, but... more...

  • The Hollow Hopeby Gerald N. Rosenberg

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 26.00

    In follow-up studies, dozens of reviews, and even a book of essays evaluating his conclusions, Gerald Rosenberg?s critics?not to mention his supporters?have spent nearly two decades debating the arguments he first put forward in The Hollow Hope . With this substantially expanded second edition of his landmark work, Rosenberg himself steps back into... 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...

  • The Handbook of Reparationsby Pablo De Greiff

    OUP Oxford 2006; US$ 87.99 US$ 75.67

    Offering the most comprehensive book-length study to-date of reparation programmes, this Handbook contains an innovative blend of case-study analysis, thematic papers, and national legislation documents from leading scholars and practitioners. more...

  • Blood Done Sign My Nameby Timothy B. Tyson

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 16.00

    "Daddy and Roger and 'em shot 'em a nigger." Those words, whispered to ten-year-old Tim Tyson by one of his playmates in the late spring of 1970, heralded a firestorm that would forever transform the small tobacco market town of Oxford, North Carolina. On May 11, 1970, Henry Marrow, a 23-year-old black veteran, walked into a crossroads store owned... 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...

  • 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...

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

    St. Martin's Press 2001; US$ 8.99

    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...