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  • 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 2008; 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...

  • In Defense of Our Americaby Anthony D. Romero; Dina Temple-Raston

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    Executive Director of the ACLU Anthony D. Romero and award-winning journalist Dina Temple-Raston present stories of real Americans at the front lines of the fight for civil liberties at a time when our most basic rights are being challenged. From the story of "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh to the battle against the National Security Agency's... more...

  • Peaceful Islamist Mobilization in the Muslim Worldby Julie Chernov-Hwang

    Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 85.00

    In Peaceful Islamist Mobilization in the Muslim World: What Went Right, Julie Chernov Hwang presents a compelling and innovative new theory and framework for examining the variation in Islamist mobilization strategies in Muslim Asia and the Middle East. more...

  • Trafficking and Human Rightsby Leslie Holmes

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2010; US$ 40.00

    Human trafficking is widely considered to be the fastest growing branch of trafficking. As this important book reveals, it has moved rapidly up the agenda of states and international organisations since the early-1990s, not only because of this growth, but also as its implications for security and human rights have become clearer. This fascinating... more...

  • Political Obligation in its Historical Contextby John Dunn

    Cambridge University Press 1980; US$ 46.00

    Mr Dunn addresses the central questions of political philosophy from an unusually broad variety of perspectives. more...

  • Democratic Phoenixby Pippa Norris

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 27.00

    Compares systematic evidence worldwide and suggests reasons to question assumptions of decline in political participation. more...