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  • 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

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

  • Equality for Womenby Mayra Buvinic

    World Bank Publications 2008; US$ 19.99

    This volume tracks countries' progress with implementing and financing the third Millennium Development Goal (MDG3) by examining national experiences and successes with policies and programs. It also contains an assessment the effectiveness of different strategies in achieving MDG3 and the financial requirement needed in order to attain MDG3 by... more...

  • Pioneers of European Integrationby Ettore Recchi; Adrian Favell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Based on an original survey of 5000 people moving to and from the EU's five largest countries, this book documents the demographic profile, migration choices, cultural adaptation, social mobility, political participation and media use of these pioneers of a transnational Europe. more...

  • Human Rightsby Andrew Fagan

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Offers an introduction and an analysis of enduring themes and issues in the contemporary theory and practice of human rights. Providing a multi-disciplinary analysis, this title engages with philosophical, political and social approaches to the subject of human rights. It is suitable for postgraduate and undergraduate students. more...

  • From Civil to Human Rightsby Helle Porsdam

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Discusses the development of human rights as a discourse of atonement for Europeans - a discourse which has the potential to become a shared, transatlantic discourse. This book is suitable for postgraduate students and scholars within the fields of law, history, political science and international relations. more...

  • Democracy and the Problem of Free Speechby Cass R. Sunstein

    Free Press 1995; US$ 21.95

    Freedom of speech is one of our greatest legal rights and Cass Sunstein is one of our greatest legal theorists. This book is a must read for anyone who wants to think seriously about the free speech issues facing this generation. -- Akhil Amar, Southmayd Professor, Yale Law School This is an important book. Beautifully clear and carefully argued,... more...

  • Women's Glasnost vs. Naglost: Stopping Russian Backlashby Tatyana Mamonova

    ABC-CLIO 1993; US$ 31.95

    Yeltsin is certainly not the Sakharov of the Democratic Movement. Russian people sarcastically call his burning the Parliament an October Revolution of 1993. In Women's Glasnost vs. Naglost we finally hear the voices of the Russian women on what it means to be female and Russian in the tumultuous climate that is modern Russia. The founder of the... more...