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  • RELIGION POLITICS LAW EU - LEUSTEANby Lucian N. Leustean; John T.S. Madeley

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This edited volume examines the activities of religious actors in the context of supranational European institutions, and the ways in which they have responded to the idea of Europe at local and international levels. It considers changing religious identities; the role of political/religious leaders; and EU legislation on religion. more...

  • POLITICS OF RIGHTS - CORNWALLby Andrea Cornwall; Maxine Molyneux

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Since the late 1990s, development institutions have increasingly used the language of rights in their policy and practice. This special issue on feminist perspectives on politics of rights explores the strategies, tensions and challenges associated with ?rights work? in a variety of settings. more...

  • Progress' in Zimbabwe?by David Moore; Norma Kriger; Brian Raftopoulos

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00

    This book assesses how the idea of 'progress' has informed scholarly debate about the present and future of Zimbabwe. This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Contemporary African Studies . more...

  • DEMOCRACY & VIOLENCEby John Schwarzmantel; Hendrik Jan Kraetzschmar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    This book examines the impact of political violence on democracy and democratisation with original case-studies drawn from Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. This book was published as a special issue of Democratizations . more...

  • NIGERIA AT FIFTY - OBADARE SOCIETYby Ebenezer Obadare; Wale Adebanwi

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    On the special occasion of the fiftieth anniversary of Nigeria?s political independence, this book frames the socio-historical and political trajectory of Nigeria while examining the many dimensions of the critical choices that has shaped the country. This book was published as a special issue of the Journal of Contemporary African Studies . more...


    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The violent events in Kyrgyzstan in March 2005 gained the name ?Tulip Revolution?. This book brings together domestic and international perspectives to determine what happened ? and with what implications. This book was published as a special issue of Central Asian Survey . more...

  • An Idea Whose Time Has Comeby Todd S. Purdum

    Henry Holt and Co. 2014; US$ 30.99

    A top Washington journalist recounts the dramatic political battle to pass the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the law that created modern America, on the fiftieth anniversary of its passage It was a turbulent time in America?a time of sit-ins, freedom rides, a March on Washington and a governor standing in the schoolhouse door?when John F. Kennedy sent... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    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. This book was published as a special issue of Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy . more...

  • Hack Attackby Nick Davies

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 27.99

    The definitive book on the phone-hacking scandal from the journalist who broke the biggest story of corruption since Watergate At first, it seemed like a small story. A royal correspondent for the News of the World was caught listening to the voice-mail messages of staff at Buckingham Palace. He and a private investigator went to prison for... more...

  • Please Stop Helping Usby Jason L. Riley

    Encounter Books 2014;

    Why is it that so many efforts by liberals to lift the black underclass not only fail, but often harm the intended beneficiaries? In Please Stop Helping Us , Jason L. Riley examines how well-intentioned welfare programs are in fact holding black Americans back. Minimum-wage laws may lift earnings for people who are already employed, but they price... more...