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  • Mill and Liberalismby Maurice Cowling

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 43.00

    When first published in 1963, this interpretation of Mill's thought caused much controversy. more...

  • The Politics Of European Citizenshipby Peo Hansen; Sandy Brian Hager

    Berghahn Books 2010; US$ 29.95

    As the European Union faces the ongoing challenges of legitimacy, identity, and social cohesion, an understanding of the social purpose and direction of EU citizenship becomes increasingly vital. This book is the first of its kind to map the development of EU citizenship and its relation to various localities of EU governance. From a critical political... more...

  • Making Human Rights a Realityby Emilie M. Hafner-Burton

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 27.95

    In the last six decades, one of the most striking developments in international law is the emergence of a massive body of legal norms and procedures aimed at protecting human rights. In many countries, though, there is little relationship between international law and the actual protection of human rights on the ground. Making Human Rights a Reality... more...

  • Freedom for the Thought That We Hateby Anthony Lewis

    Basic Books 2008; US$ 15.95

    More than any other people on earth, we Americans are free to say and write what we think. The press can air the secrets of government, the corporate boardroom, or the bedroom with little fear of punishment or penalty. This extraordinary freedom results not from America?s culture of tolerance, but from fourteen words in the constitution: the free... more...

  • Voices Of Freedomby Henry Hampton; Steve Fayer; Sarah Flynn

    Random House 2011; US$ 14.54

    In this monumental volume, Henry Hampton and Steve Fayer draw upon nearly one thousand interviews with civil rights activists, politicians, reporters, Justice Department officials, and hundreds of ordinary people who took part in the struggle, weaving a fascinating narrative of the civil rights movement told by the people who lived it. 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...

  • Civil Society and Governance in Europeby W.A. Maloney; J.W. van Deth

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2008; US$ 40.00

    Analyses the opportunities for civil society associations to contribute to European integration and decision-making, from various perspectives. This book attempts to demonstrate that the Europeanization process - in terms of civil society actors adapting to the European political space - has an uneven development. more...

  • Pullman Porters and the Rise of Protest Politics in Black America, 1925-1945by Beth Tompkins Bates

    The University of North Carolina Press 2001; US$ 30.00

    Between World War I and World War II, African Americans' quest for civil rights took on a more aggressive character as a new group of black activists challenged the politics of civility traditionally embraced by old-guard leaders in favor of a more forceful protest strategy. Beth Tompkins Bates traces the rise of this new protest politics--which was... more...

  • The Means of Reproductionby Michelle Goldberg

    Penguin Group US 2009; US$ 16.00

    A groundbreaking new work on the global battle over reproductive rights by the author of The New York Times bestseller Kingdom Coming Award-winning journalist Michelle Goldberg shows how the emancipation of women has become the key human rights struggle of the twenty-first century in The Means of Reproduction . Deeply reported across four... more...

  • All Alone in the Worldby Nell Bernstein

    New Press, The 2007; US$ 16.95

    In this "moving condemnation of the U.S. penal system and its effect on families" ( Parents? Press ), award-winning journalist Nell Bernstein takes an intimate look at parents and children—over two million of them—torn apart by our current incarceration policy. Described as "meticulously reported and sensitively written" by Salon , the book is "brimming... more...