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  • Shadow Governmentby Tom Engelhardt; Greenwald Glenn

    Haymarket Books 2014;

    A powerful survey of a militarized America building a surveillance structure unparalleled in history. more...

  • Elections and Democratization in the Middle Eastby Mahmoud Hamad; Khalil al-Anani

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Top scholars of the Middle East set out the history and future of elections in eight Middle East countries. Examining issues associated with elections, the transition of governance, and the ways in which technology shapes popular participation in politics and elections, they discuss the future of governance and democratic transition in the region.... more...

  • America?s Growing Inequalityby Chester Hartman; Chicago Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 139.99

    America?s Growing Inequality presents the links between racism and poverty in the United States, highlighting the work of social justice organizations to facilitate an end to their presence in society. The facts, analyses, and policy proposals that comprise this book will inform scholars and students in a range of disciplines including sociology,... more...

  • Blackballby Darryl Pinckney

    New York Review Books 2014; US$ 16.95

    Blackball is Darryl Pinckney?s meditation on a century and a half of black participation in U.S. electoral politics. In this combination of memoir, historical narrative, and contemporary political and social analysis, he investigates the struggle for black voting rights from Reconstruction through the civil rights movement, leading up to the election... more...

  • The Economics of Rights, Cooperation and Welfareby Professor Robert Sugden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 140.00

    This is a new edition - with a substantial new introduction - of a book which has had a significant impact on economics, philosophy and political science. Robert Sugden shows how conventions of property, mutual aid, and voluntary supply of public goods can evolve spontaneously out of the interactions of self-interested individuals, and can become moral... more...

  • The Future Governance of Citizenshipby Dora Kostakopoulou

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 43.00

    Dora Kostakopoulou develops a new institutional framework for anational citizenship. more...

  • Simple Justiceby Richard Kluger

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 27.95

    Simple Justice is the definitive history of the landmark case Brown v. Board of Education and the epic struggle for racial equality in this country. Combining intensive research with original interviews with surviving participants, Richard Kluger provides the fullest possible view of the human and legal drama in the years before 1954, the cumulative... more...

  • Skipping Towards Gomorrahby Dan Savage

    Penguin Group US 2003; US$ 16.00

    In Skipping Towards Gomorrah , Dan Savage eviscerates the right-wing conservatives as he commits each of the Seven Deadly Sins himself (or tries to) and finds those everyday Americans who take particular delight in their sinful pursuits.  Among them: Greed:  Gamblers reveal secrets behind outrageous fortune. Lust: "We're swingers!"-you won't... more...

  • Human Rights in Asiaby Damien Kingsbury; Leena Avonius

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00

    This book offers a critical reassessment of the 'Asian values' debate, which dominated the human rights discourse in the late 1990s, and a reappraisal of the human rights situation in Asia since then. The chapters in this book contextualize the debate and examine in what ways the issues raised then continue to trouble Asian societies. more...

  • Stepping Stonesby Staughton Lynd; Alice Lynd

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 32.99

    Young people are rediscovering a vision that 'another world is possible' and dedicating themselves to public service. Alice and Staughton Lynd offer a significant model of what it can mean to devote a lifetime to these ideals. more...