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- Seven Stories Press 2015; US$ 16.95
Formerly a Nieman Fellow in Journalism at Harvard, DANNY SCHECHTER made waves in the mainstream and alternative media for more than 30 years. Called the "alternative Walter Cronkite," he witnessed and participated in the history-making events of our age, from the founding of the Yippies in 1967, to Nelson Mandela's triumphant presidential election... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2008; US$ 42.99
This book brings together a range of diverse discussions about security in order to sustain a genuine critique of the subject. It is unique in its examination of the historical and political links between social security and national security and in its assessment of the way that emergency powers (as the most intense realisation of the rhetoric of... more...
- Dover Publications 2012; US$ 0.99
Philosopher, naturalist, poet and rugged individualist, Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862) has inspired generations of readers to think for themselves, to follow the dictates of their own conscience and to make an art of their lives. This representative sampling of his thought includes five of his most frequently cited and read essays: "Civil Disobedience,"... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
What if the Bill of Rights had never been added to the U.S. Constitution? more...
- LSU Press 2015; US$ 45.00
John E. Batchelor retired from the North Carolina school system after thirty years as a teacher and administrator. The author or coauthor of several books, he has also served as a school improvement and leadership consultant with the Success For All Foundation and the Center for Data Driven Reform in Education at Johns Hopkins University. more...
- Penguin Publishing Group 2004; US$ 17.00
In 1954 the U.S. Supreme Court sounded the death knell for school segregation with its decision in Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka. So goes the conventional wisdom. Weaving together vivid portraits of lawyers and such judges as Thurgood Marshall and Earl Warren, sketches of numerous black children throughout history whose parents joined lawsuits... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00
Two ambitious volumes from one of the world's leading political philosophers presenting a new kind of political and legal theory. more...
- Atria Books 2007; Not Available
On Election Day in 1960, a classmate of Stephanie Stokes Oliver threatened to beat her up. Why? Because in their class's mock presidential election, Stephanie revealed that she would follow her father's lead and vote for Nixon over Kennedy. Stephanie realized this day that her family was different from most other African Americans at the time: They... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 145.00
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...