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- New York Review Books 2014; US$ 16.95
Blackballed is Darryl Pinckney?s meditation on a century and a half of participation by blacks in US 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 to Barack Obama?s... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
The book argues that a universally widespread virility currently prevents humans from realizing their sexualities, which are originally the feminine and the masculine. This obstacle may be traced back to Renaissance humanism, whose core intention is to take control over the so-called 'nature." more...
- Greystone Books 2014; US$ 17.95
“Technology is rapidly moving into our bodies,? writes cyber expert Keenan, “and this book gives a chilling look ahead into where that road may lead us – on a one way trip to the total surrender of privacy and the commoditization of intimacy.? Here is the definitive dissection of privacy-eroding and life-invading technologies, coming at you from governments,... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99
This second edition relates the long and brutal history of slavery and the struggle for abolition using several key features: Chronology Introductory essay Appendixes Bibliography Over 500 cross-referenced entries on forms of slavery, famous slaves and abolitionists , origins of slaves, and current conditions of modern slavery... more...
- Greystone Books 2014; US$ 17.95
At Trickle Creek in northern Alberta, Wiebo Ludwig thought he?d buffered his tiny religious community from civilization, but in 1990 civilization came calling. A Calgary oil company proposed to drill directly in view of the farm?s communal dining room. Ludwig wrote letters, petitioned, forced public hearings, and discovered the provincial regulator... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 24.95
The Free Speech Movement in Berkeley, California, was pivotal in shaping 1960s America. Led by Mario Savio and other young veterans of the civil rights movement, student activists organized what was to that point the most tumultuous student rebellion in American history. Mass sit-ins, a nonviolent blockade around a police car, occupations of the campus... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95
Critical Security Studies introduces students to the sub-field through a detailed yet accessible survey of evolving approaches and key issues. This new edition contains two new chapters and has been fully revised and updated. Written in an accessible and clear manner, Critical Security Studies : offers a comprehensive and up-to-date... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95
This provocative book addresses one of the most enduring puzzles in political philosophy and constitutional theory?why is religion singled out for preferential treatment in both law and public discourse? Why are religious obligations that conflict with the law accorded special toleration while other obligations of conscience are not? In Why Tolerate... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 17.95
NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Since the Supreme Court?s Citizens United ruling that the rights of things?money and corporations?matter more than the rights of people, America has faced a crisis of democracy. In this timely and thoroughly updated second edition, Jeff Clements describes the strange history of this bizarre ruling, its ongoing destructive... more...