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  • The Many Faces of Tolerance: Attitudes towards Diversity in Polandby Ewa A. Golebiowska

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 140.00

    This book presents a systematic account on Poles? attitudes toward ethnic, religious, political, and sexual minorities. It investigates Poland?s reputation as an intolerant, anti-Semitic, and homophobic country. Counter to a simplistic image of Poland as a hotbed of intolerance, the book shows that Polish intolerance has many faces. For one thing,... more...

  • The Essential Mario Savioby Robert Cohen

    University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95

    The Free Speech Movement in Berkeley, California, was pivotal in shaping 1960s America. Led by Mario Savio and other young veterans of the civil rights movement, student activists organized what was to that point the most tumultuous student rebellion in American history. Mass sit-ins, a nonviolent blockade around a police car, occupations of the campus... more...

  • Dreamersby Eileen Truax

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 15.00

    Dreamers is a movement book for the generation brought to the United States as children?and now fighting to live here legally   Of the roughly twelve million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, as many as two million came here as children. They grow up here, going to elementary, middle, and high school, and then the country... more...

  • Blackballedby Darryl Pinckney

    New York Review Books 2014; US$ 16.95

    Blackballed is Darryl Pinckney?s meditation on a century and a half of participation by blacks in US electoral politics. In this combination of memoir, historical narrative, and contemporary political and social analysis, he investigates the struggle for black voting rights from Reconstruction through the civil rights movement to Barack Obama?s... more...

  • Forcing the Springby Jo Becker

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99

    ? [A] riveting legal drama, a snapshot in time, when the gay rights movement altered course and public opinion shifted with the speed of a bullet train... Becker?s most remarkable accomplishment is to weave a spellbinder of a tale that, despite a finale reported around the world, manages to keep readers gripped until the very end.? -- The... more...

  • Historical Dictionary of Slavery and Abolitionby Martin A. Klein

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99

    This second edition relates the long and brutal history of slavery and the struggle for abolition using several key features: Chronology Introductory essay Appendixes Bibliography Over 500 cross-referenced entries on forms of slavery, famous slaves and abolitionists , origins of slaves, and current conditions of modern slavery... more...

  • Saboteursby Andrew Nikiforuk; Chris Hedges

    Greystone Books 2014; US$ 17.95

    At Trickle Creek in northern Alberta, Wiebo Ludwig thought he?d buffered his tiny religious community from civilization, but in 1990 civilization came calling. A Calgary oil company proposed to drill directly in view of the farm?s communal dining room. Ludwig wrote letters, petitioned, forced public hearings, and discovered the provincial regulator... more...

  • Madison's Musicby Burt Neuborne

    New Press, The 2015;

    Are you sitting down? It turns out that everything you learned about the First Amendment is wrong. For too long, we?ve been treating small, isolated snippets of the text as infallible gospel without looking at the masterpiece of the whole. Legal luminary Burt Neuborne argues that the structure of the First Amendment as well as of the entire Bill of... 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...