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  • 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...

  • 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. Naglostby 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...

  • Gender Politics In The Expanding European Unionby Silke Roth

    Berghahn Books 2011; US$ 29.95

    In May 2004, after bringing their legislation into accordance with EU regulations, ten more countries joined the European Union. The contributors to this volume assess the impact of this historical development on gender relations in the new and old EU member states. Instead of focusing on either western or eastern Europe, this book investigates... more...