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

    SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 50.00

    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...

  • Progressive Racismby David Horowitz

    Encounter Books 2016; US$ 27.99

    Progressive Racism is about the transformation of the civil rights movement from a cause opposing racismthe denigration of individuals on the basis of their skin color - into a movement endorsing race preferences and privileges for select groups based on their skin color. It describes the tragic changes of this cause under the leadership of racial... more...

  • Sacred Aidby Michael Barnett; Janice Gross Stein

    Oxford University Press 2012; US$ 32.99

    The global humanitarian movement, which originated within Western religious organizations in the early nineteenth century, has been of most important forces in world politics in advancing both human rights and human welfare. While the religious groups that founded the movement originally focused on conversion, in time more secular concerns came to... more...

  • The Rights of Manby Thomas Paine

    Xist Publishing 2016; US$ 0.99

    The Dawn of the New Age ?If men will permit themselves to think, as rational beings ought to think, nothing can appear more ridiculous and absurd, exclusive of all moral reflections, than to be at the expence of building navies, filling them with men, and then hauling them into the ocean, to try which can sink each other fastester. Peace, which... more...

  • Beside the Bonnie Brier Bushby Ian Maclaren

    Xist Publishing 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Foundational Essay on Civil Disobedience. ?Most men lead lives of quiet desperation and go to the grave with the song still in them.?- Ian Mclaren, Beside the Bonnie Brier Bush Ian MacLaren's Bes became a manifesto of non-violent protest used by Gandhi and Martin Luther King about how the individuals shouldn't permit governments to revoke their... more...

  • Civil Disobedienceby Henry David Thoreau

    Xist Publishing 2016; US$ 0.99

    A Book that Transformed America ?Friendship is first, Friendship last. But it is equally impossible to forget our Friends, and to make them answer to our ideal.?- Civil Disobedience, Henry David Thoreau Civil Disobedience was Thoreau's first published book and continues to transform American discourse. It is unusual for its symbolism and structure,... 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/Archetype 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...

  • 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...