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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • The Lesbian and Gay Movementsby Craig A Rimmerman

    Westview Press 2014; US$ 22.99

    An overview of the political strategies of U.S. lesbian and gay movements in AIDS/HIV, military, and same-sex marriage policies. 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...

  • Skipping Towards Gomorrahby Dan Savage

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 16.00

    In Skipping Towards Gomorrah , Dan Savage eviscerates the right-wing conservatives as he commits each of the Seven Deadly Sins himself (or tries to) and finds those everyday Americans who take particular delight in their sinful pursuits.  Among them: Greed:  Gamblers reveal secrets behind outrageous fortune. Lust: "We're swingers!"-you won't... 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...

  • 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...