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  • Der Aufruhr der Ausgebildetenby Wolfgang Kraushaar

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2012; US$ 9.05

    Das Jahr 2011 war das Jahr der unerwarteten und sich weltweit immer weiter ausbreitenden Proteste. In verschiedenen arabischen Lšndern haben Demonstranten so lange aufbegehrt, bis sie ihre Regime zu Fall gebracht und deren Potentaten verjagt hatten. Und seitdem in Manhattan die Bewegung "Occupy Wall Street" entstanden ist, scheint das Aufbegehren... 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...

  • Civil Rightsby Thomas Sowell

    HarperCollins 2009; Not Available

    It is now more than three decades since the historic Supreme Court decision on desegregation, Brown v. Board of Education . Thomas Sowell takes a tough, factual look at what has actually happened over these decades -- as distinguished from the hopes with which they began or the rhetoric with which they continue, Who has gained and who has lost? Which... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    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...

  • On Liberty and Utilitarianismby John Stuart Mill

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 6.50

    These two essays by John Stuart Mill, England's greatest nineteenth-century philosopher, are the fruit of six hundred years of progressive thought about individual rights and the responsibilities of society. Together they provide the moral and theoretical justification for liberal democracy as we know it, and their incalculable influence on modern... more...

  • Who's Gonna Take the Weight?by Kevin Powell

    Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 12.95

    ?A mighty wind of fresh air. His pitiless self-examination?and his equally honest exploration of the racial, sexual, cultural, and class fault lines that thread our psychic and social landscape?is not only brave but necessary if our nation is to survive.? ?Michael Eric Dyson ?Kevin Powell is pushing to bring, as he has so brilliantly done before,... more...

  • Jim Crow's Childrenby Peter Irons

    Penguin Group US 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...

  • Norman Thomasby Raymond F. Gregory

    Algora Publishing 2008; US$ 32.95

    A conscientious objector in two world wars and a relentless advocate for world peace as well as social justice, Norman Thomas was tear-gassed, arrested, and jailed as he stood up for the rights of minorities, immigrants, and the working poor. In addition to being a civil rights activist, Thomas headed the Socialist Party for 18 years, ran for president... more...

  • Public Philosophy in a New Key: Volume 2, Imperialism and Civic Freedomby James Tully

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 27.00

    Two ambitious volumes from one of the world's leading political philosophers presenting a new kind of political and legal theory. more...

  • A Conversation with the Mannby John Ridley

    Grand Central Publishing 2009; US$ 12.99

    What do you want? "I want the Ed Sullivan Show." At the dawn of the Civil Rights Movement, like a lot of black Americans, comedian Jackie Mann wanted to be somebody. And for him there was only one way to achieve that: to make it big. Make it, no matter the cost: friends, family, one's own self-esteem and self-respect. This is the story of a young... more...