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  • The Case for Sanctions Against Israelby Omar Barghouti; Naomi Klein; Ilan Pappe; Slavoj Zizek; Ra'Anan Alexandrowicz

    Verso Books 2012; US$ 14.95

    In July 2011, Israel passed legislation outlawing the public support of boycott activities against the state, corporations, and settlements, adding a crackdown on free speech to its continuing blockade of Gaza and the expansion of illegal settlements. Nonetheless, the campaign for boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) continues to grow in strength... more...

  • 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...

  • On Libertyby Shami Chakrabarti

    Penguin Books Ltd 2014; Not Available

    On 11 September 2001, our world changed. The West's response to 9/11 has morphed into a period of exception. Governments have decided that the rule of law and human rights are often too costly. In On Liberty , Shami Chakrabarti - who joined Liberty, the UK's leading civil rights organization, on 10 September 2001 - explores why our fundamental... 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...

  • 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...

  • Religious Liberties for Corporations?by David H. Gans; Ilya Shapiro

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    An expanded version of a series of debates between the authors, this book examines the nature of corporate rights, especially with respect to religious liberty, in the context of the controversial Hobby Lobby case from the Supreme Court's 2013-14 term. more...

  • What We've Lostby Graydon Carter

    Farrar, Straus and Giroux 2004; US$ 8.99

    What We've Lost addresses the fragile state of U.S. democracy with a critical review of the Bush administration by one of our leading magazine editors, Graydon Carter. Carter has expressed his deep dissatisfaction with the current state of the nation in his monthly editor's letters in Vanity Fair-- which have aroused widespread comment--and now... 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...