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Civil Rights

  • Why I?m No Longer Talking to White People About Raceby Reni Eddo-Lodge

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 14.99

    'This is a book that was begging to be written. This is the kind of book that demands a future where we'll no longer need such a book. Essential' Marlon James, Man Booker Prize-Winner 2015 'One of the most important books of 2017' Nikesh Shukla, editor of The Good Immigrant A powerful and provocative argument on the role that race and... more...

  • Freedom of Speech: Documents Decodedby David Hudson

    ABC-CLIO 2017; US$ 81.00

    The freedom to speak one's mind is a subject of great importance to most Americans but especially to students, minorities, and those who are socially or economically disadvantaged?individuals whose voices have historically been censored or marginalized in American society. Documents Decoded: Freedom of Speech offers accessible, student-friendly... more...

  • Activism through Poetryby Marina Llorente; Marcella Salvi

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 47.00

    This anthology of critical poems in translation is a significant addition to the corpus of studies in contemporary Spanish poetry. This heterogeneous body of poems explores cultural, political, social, and ecological issues in the context of social movements emerging in contemporary Spain. more...

  • Adela Sloss-Ventoby Arnoldo Carlos Vento

    Hamilton Books 2017; US$ 65.99

    The book is a socio-political probe into South Texas society?s politics of exclusion, exploitation, immigration, and political cronyism. It chronicles the life of Adela Sloss-Vento for economic, social, and political equality of people of Mexican descent particularly on themes of racism, bilingualism, Immigration, political ethics, feminism, family,... more...

  • Religious Rightsby Lorenzo Zucca

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 400.00

    The central focus of this collection of essays is the role and place of freedom of religion in the protection and promotion of world order. The volume offers competing models of world order from a global perspective and highlights the lack of consensus and considerable variety of practice and belief around the globe as to the definition of religious... more...

  • The Legal Treatment of Muslim Minorities in Italyby Andrea Pin

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 149.95

    Islam is a growing presence practically everywhere in Europe. In Italy, however, Islam has met a unique model of state neutrality, religious freedom and church and state collaboration. This book gives a detailed description of the legal treatment of Muslims in Italy, contrasting it with other European states and jurisprudence, and with wider global... more...

  • A History of Human Rights Society in Singaporeby Jiyoung Song

    Taylor and Francis 2017; US$ 54.95

    Singapore is known for its remarkable economic success while its strict laws on freedom of speech, drugs, vandalism, homosexuality and public protest have been legitimised in the name of maintaining public order, racial harmony and internal security for this success. Lee Kuan Yew?s ?Asian values? are widely discussed as a key touchstone for debates... more...

  • False Dawnby Steven A. Cook

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 18.99

    In False Dawn , noted Middle East regional expert Steven A. Cook offers a sweeping narrative account of the tumultuous past half decade, moving from Turkey to Tunisia to Egypt to Libya and beyond. The result is a powerful explanation of why the Arab Spring failed. more...

  • The Making of Black Lives Matterby Christopher J. Lebron

    Oxford University Press 2017; US$ 18.99

    The #BlackLivesMatter movement has become a media and political phenomenon, but, as Christopher J. Lebron points out in this book, it is part of an older and richer tradition arguing for the equal dignity of black people. Lebron lays out the genesis of the ideas that have built the movement, presenting a foundational blueprint of sorts that can help... more...

  • Ruby A. Blackby Maurine H. Beasley

    Lexington Books 2017; US$ 99.99

    This book explores the relationship of Washington journalist Ruby A. Black with two notable mid-twentieth-century figures: Eleanor Roosevelt and Luis Muñoz Marín. Black?s role in the political atmosphere surrounding the first lady brought much-needed attention to Puerto Rico and enhanced Roosevelt?s position, but had a detrimental effect on Black?s... more...