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  • Obama Powerby Jeffrey C. Alexander; Bernadette N. Jaworsky

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95

    What is the source of Obama's power? How is it that, after suffering a humiliating defeat in the 2010 mid-term elections, Obama was able to turn the situation around, deftly outmaneuvering his opponent and achieving a decisive victory in the November 2012 presidential election? In this short and brilliant book, Jeffrey Alexander and Bernadette Jaworsky... more...

  • Hell Noby Michael Ratner; Margaret Ratner Kunstler

    New Press, The 2011; US$ 17.95

    In the Age of Terrorism, the United States has become a much more dangerous place—for activists and dissenters, whose First Amendment rights are all too frequently abridged by the government. In Hell No, the Center for Constitutional Rights, the country?s leading public interest law organization, offers a timely report on government attacks on... more...

  • The Economics of Rights, Cooperation and Welfareby Professor Robert Sugden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 140.00

    This is a new edition - with a substantial new introduction - of a book which has had a significant impact on economics, philosophy and political science. Robert Sugden shows how conventions of property, mutual aid, and voluntary supply of public goods can evolve spontaneously out of the interactions of self-interested individuals, and can become moral... more...

  • The Future Governance of Citizenshipby Dora Kostakopoulou

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 43.00

    Dora Kostakopoulou develops a new institutional framework for anational citizenship. more...

  • Human Rights in Asiaby Damien Kingsbury; Leena Avonius

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This book offers a critical reassessment of the 'Asian values' debate, which dominated the human rights discourse in the late 1990s, and a reappraisal of the human rights situation in Asia since then. The chapters in this book contextualize the debate and examine in what ways the issues raised then continue to trouble Asian societies. more...

  • Age Discrimination and Children's Rightsby Claire Breen

    BRILL 2005; US$ 134.00

    Explores the extent to which children's rights are secured at the national level, and the reasons why they have or have not been recognised and secured by various states at the level of domestic law. This book examines the theoretical and legal underpinnings of gender and race discrimination, at both the domestic and international level. more...

  • The Battle Over Bilingual Ballotsby James Thomas Tucker

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2009; US$ 165.00

    The 'bilingual ballot' provisions of the Voting Rights Act, enacted in 1965 and expanded a decade later to remove language barriers to voting by prohibiting English-only elections in certain jurisdictions, remain a subject of intense debate in election law and American politics. This new book offers the first-ever comprehensive examination... more...

  • Ignored, Shunned, and Invisibleby J. David Smith

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 56.00

    Historically, segregation and social isolation have been recurring responses to people considered defective or deficient in some way. And it is in the midst of such a society that special educator J. David Smith wrote this book, which presents critical historical and contemporary issues in mental retardation. Told through gripping vignettes and interwoven... more...

  • Human Rights and International Relationsby R. J. Vincent

    Cambridge University Press 1987; US$ 38.00

    This book is about the impact of human rights on the relations among states. more...

  • Contracting for Property Rightsby Gary D. Libecap

    Cambridge University Press 1990; US$ 28.00

    Libecap examines the political and economic considerations that influence property rights arrangements in the USA. more...