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  • The Defenderby Ethan Michaeli

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016; US$ 32.00

    Veteran reporter Ethan Michaeli tells the story of Chicago?s iconic black newspaper, the family and the journalists who made it great, and the hidden history of black America in the twentieth century. more...

  • Democracy, Equality, and Justiceby Matt Matravers; Lukas H. Meyer

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 49.95

    In addressing democracy, equality, and justice together, the book stimulates discussions that go beyond the sometimes increasingly technical and increasingly discrete literatures that now dominate the study of each concept. The chapters fall into four categories: on justice and democracy; justice and equality; justice and community; and justice and... more...

  • Democracy Is a Good Thingby Yu Keping; John L. Thornton; Cheng Li

    Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 26.95

    "Democracy is a good thing. This is true not only for individuals or certain officials but also for the entire nation and for all the people of China."Yu Keping So begins "Democracy Is a Good Thing," an essay of great influence that has commanded attention and provoked discussion throughout the world. It is the touchstone of this important volume... more...

  • Democracy Now!by Amy Goodman; David Goodman; Denis Moynihan

    Simon & Schuster 2016; US$ 26.00 US$ 17.99

    A celebration of the acclaimed news program Democracy Now! and the extraordinary heroes who have moved our democracy forward. In 1996 Amy Goodman started a radio show called Democracy Now! to focus on the issues that are underreported or ignored by mainstream news coverage. Shortly after September 11, 2001, they were broadcasting on television... 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...

  • Democracy and Violenceby John Schwarzmantel; Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    Illustrated most dramatically by the events of 9/11 and the subsequent ?war on terror?, violence represents a challenge to democratic politics and to the establishment of liberal-democratic regimes. Liberal-democracies have themselves not hesitated to use violence and restrict civil liberties as a response to such challenges. These issues are at the... more...

  • Democratic Phoenixby Pippa Norris

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 28.00

    This book, first published in 2002, compares systematic evidence worldwide and suggests reasons to question assumptions of decline in political participation. more...

  • Domestic and International Perspectives on Kyrgyzstan?s ?Tulip Revolution?by Sally Cummings

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    In early 2005 regional protests in Kyrgyzstan soon became national ones as protesters seized control of the country?s capital, Bishkek. The country?s president for fifteen years, Askar Akaev, fled the country and after a night of extensive looting, a new president, Kurmanbek Bakiev, came to power. The events quickly earned the epithet ?Tulip Revolution?... more...

  • Double-Consciousness and the Rhetoric of Barack Obamaby Robert E. Terrill

    University of South Carolina Press 2015; US$ 38.99

    An examination of President Obama?s oratory as a reflection of the African American experience more...

  • Dreamersby Eileen Truax

    Beacon Press 2015; US$ 15.00

    Dreamers is a movement book for the generation brought to the United States as children?and now fighting to live here legally   Of the approximately twelve million undocumented immigrants living in the United States, as many as two million came as children. They grow up here, going to elementary, middle, and high school, and then the country... more...