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  • Merdeka and the Morning Starby Jason Macleod

    University of Queensland Press 2015; US$ 14.99

    An important addition to UQP?s internationally acclaimed Peace & Conflict Studies series West Papua is a secret story. On the western half of the island of New Guinea, hidden from the world, in a place occupied by the Indonesian military since 1963, continues a remarkable nonviolent struggle for national liberation. In Merdeka and the Morning Star,... more...

  • Double-Consciousness and the Rhetoric of Barack Obamaby Robert E. Terrill

    University of South Carolina Press 2015; US$ 38.99

    An examination of President Obama?s oratory as a reflection of the African American experience more...

  • Democracy Is a Good Thingby Yu Keping; John L. Thornton; Cheng Li

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 26.99

    "Democracy is a good thing. This is true not only for individuals or certain officials but also for the entire nation and for all the people of China."Yu Keping So begins "Democracy Is a Good Thing," an essay of great influence that has commanded attention and provoked discussion throughout the world. It is the touchstone of this important volume... more...

  • In the Name of Justiceby Weifang He

    Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 34.99

    Of all the issues presented by China?s ongoing economic and sociopolitical transformation, none may ultimately prove as consequential as the development of the Chinese legal system. Even as public demand for the rule of law grows, the Chinese Communist Party still interferes in legal affairs and continues in its harsh treatment of human rights lawyers... more...

  • Protecting What Mattersby Clayton Northouse; Ramon Barquin; Jane Fishkin

    Brookings Institution Press 2007; US$ 19.99

    A Brookings Institution Press and the Computer Ethics Institute publication Can we safeguard our nation's security without weakening cherished liberties? And how does technology affect the potential conflict between these fundamental goals? These questions acquired renewed urgency in the wake of the 9/11 attacks. They also spurred heated debates... more...

  • The Third Forceby Ann M. Florini

    Brookings Institution Press 2012; US$ 15.99

    From the landmines campaign to the Seattle protests against the WTO to the World Commission on Dams, transnational networks of civil society groups are seizing an ever-greater voice in how governments run countries and how corporations do business. This volume brings together a multinational group of authors to help policy makers, scholars, business... more...

  • Who Do You Serve, Who Do You Protect?by Alicia Garza; Maya Schenwar; Joe Macaré; Alana Yu-lan Price

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 18.00

    Explores the reality of US police violence against Black, Brown and Indigenous communities. more...

  • A Question of Balanceby Brenda J. Norton

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book offers a cross-national analysis of judicial decisions and legislative action in three religiously pluralistic Western democracies?the United States, France, and the Netherlands?that shows how each balances individual rights with communal bonds and adheres to or retreats from human rights norms for women and religious practices. more...

  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberationby Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 17.99

    An indispensable contribution to the movement for racial justice in postracial? America. more...

  • Revolutionary Sparksby Margaret A. Blanchard

    Oxford University Press 1992; US$ 129.99

    The governmental pledge to the American people is found in the First Amendment: "Congress shall make no law...abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press." Written more than two hundred years ago, these words now protect a wide range of expressive activity. A broad-gauged discussion of freedom of expression in America, this book begins by studying... more...