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  • The Journey to Tahrirby Jeannie Sowers; Chris Toensing

    Verso Books 2012; US$ 29.95

    The toppling of Hosni Mubarak marked the beginning of a revolutionary restructuring of Egypt?s political and social order. Jeannie Sowers and Chris Toensing bring together updated essays from Middle East Report?the premier journal covering the region?that offer unrivaled analysis of the major social and political trends that underpinned these tumultuous... more...

  • Justice, Legitimacy, and Diversityby Emanuela Ceva; Enzo Rossi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Most contemporary political philosophers take justice?rather than legitimacy?to be the fundamental virtue of political institutions vis-ą-vis the challenges of ethical diversity. Justice-driven theorists are primarily concerned with finding mutually acceptable terms to arbitrate the claims of conflicting individuals and groups. Legitimacy-driven theorists,... more...

  • Migration, Work and Citizenship in the New Global Orderby Ronaldo Munck; Carl Ulrik Schierup; Raśl Delgado Wise

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 37.95

    Any consideration of global migration in relation to work and citizenship must necessarily be situated in the context of the Great Recession. A whole historical chapter ? that of neoliberalism ? has now closed and the future can only be deemed uncertain. Migrant workers were key players during this phase of the global system, supplying cheap and flexible... more...

  • Perspectives of National Elites on European Citizenshipby Nicolņ Conti; Maurizio Cotta; Pedro Tavares de Almeida

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    Over the last two decades, the process of European integration has become interwoven with the theme of citizenship and the debate on the democratic quality of the EU and of its institutions has become more salient. What are the views about Europe which emerge when we interrogate the national elites of the four large South European countries, Greece,... more...

  • The Wisdom of W.E.B. DuBoisby Philosophical Library

    Philosophical Library/Open Road 2010; US$ 7.99

      Discover the powerful and wide-ranging views of W.E.B. DuBois   At the heart of the African American struggle for equality and identity in the United States, W.E.B. DuBois stands as an early and eloquent voice, articulating the essential challenges of his own age and illuminating the historical basis for the civil rights movement. In this... more...

  • Peasant-Citizen and Slaveby Ellen Meiksins Wood

    Verso Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    The controversial thesis at the center of this study is that, despite the importance of slavery in Athenian society, the most distinctive characteristic of Athenian democracy was the unprecedented prominence it gave to free labor. Wood argues that the emergence of the peasant as citizen, juridically and politically independent, accounts for much that... more...

  • Uneven Roadsby Todd Shaw; Louis Desipio; Dianne Pinderhughes; Toni-Michelle C. Travis

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 46.00

    No other book on the market maps U.S. race and ethnic politics with the same breadth and scope as Todd Shaw, Louis DeSipio, Dianne Pinderhughes, and Toni-Michelle C. Travis?s Uneven Roads; it explores when, why, and how race and ethnicity matter in U.S. politics. The book begins with an introduction to broad political racialization and the roots of... more...

  • Brown v. Board and the Transformation of American Cultureby Ben Keppel

    LSU Press 2016; US$ 45.00

    Brown v. Board of Education , which ended legally sanctioned segregation in American public schools, brought issues of racial equality to the forefront of the nation?s attention. Beyond its repercussions for the educational system, the decision also heralded broad changes to concepts of justice and national identity. ?Brown v. Board? and the Transformation... more...

  • Feeling Your Painby James Bovard

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99

    James Bovard is no fan of Big Government in the US and under the Clinton-Gore administration. In his new book, Bovard looks at Clinton and Gore's record on such abuses and absurdities as taxes, gun control, the Waco fiasco, AmeriCorps, and federal funding of every program from those dealing with disaster relief to those that put on puppet shows in... more...

  • Minorities and Representation in American Politicsby Rebekah L. Herrick

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 48.00

    Minorities and Representation in American Politics  by Rebekah Herrick (Oklahoma State University ?Stillwater ) is the first book of its kind to examine the role of women and LGBT Americans in its study of minority politics. Intended as a core text for courses in U.S. minority politics, the book considers race, ethnicity, gender, and sexuality as... more...