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Civil Rights

  • Prison Powerby Lisa M. Corrigan

    University Press of Mississippi 2016; US$ 65.00

    How iconic autobiographies found incarceration pivotal to the transition between civil rights and black power more...

  • Regarding Tillyby Marķa J. Funes

    UPA 2016; US$ 38.99

    This book is not only an homage to Charles Tilly, but is a proposal of applying his thought. The authors examine his concepts, theories, and methodological contributions, providing a richer understanding of them. It is an essential guide for anyone interested on the analysis of political change and social conflict. more...

  • Community action and planningby Nick Gallent; Daniela Ciaffi

    Policy Press 2016; US$ 45.95

    Analyses the contexts, drivers and outcomes of community action and planning in the global north: from emergent neighbourhood planning in England to the communitybased housing movement in New York, and from active citizenship in the Dutch new towns to associative action in Marseille. more...

  • Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples, Aby Frederick Hertz; Emily Doskow

    NOLO 2016; US$ 34.99

    This book is for LGBT couples who want to know how to legally define and protect their relationships, especially those who are not quite ready to get married, or who are in a civil union or domestic partnership. more...

  • Civil Rights in Public Serviceby Phillip J. Cooper

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 79.95

    Promises of justice and equality made in the U.S. Constitution, numerous Amendments, and decisions of the Supreme Court are hallmarks of American civil rights. Yet the realities of inequality remain facts of modern life for too many Native Americans, African Americans, and Latino Americans, even though state-mandated racial segregation has been outlawed... more...

  • Last In Line:by Jamal Mtshali

    African American Images 2016; US$ 9.99

    Last in Line reviews the progress of race relations from Martin Luther King, Jr. to Barack Obama. Well researched with over 700 citations, numerous personal stories make for an informative and enjoyable read. The book addresses the impact racism has in education, employment, income, housing, health care, prisons, wealth and all other facets of everyday... more...

  • The Negro Problemby Booker T. Washington

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    Here are six historic essays on the state of race relations during the Reconstruction and early twentieth century, written from the African American point of view. These essays show us how far race relations have progressed, and sadly how far we have yet to go. Included are "Industrial Education for the Negro" by Booker T. Washington, "The Talented... more...

  • The Narrative of Sojourner Truthby Sojourner Truth

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 0.99

    Truth spoke about abolition, women's rights, prison reform, and preached to the Legislature against capital punishment. Not everyone welcomed her preaching and lectures, but she had many friends and staunch support among many influential people at the time, including Amy Post, Parker Pillsbury, Frances Gage, Wendell Phillips, William Lloyd Garrison,... more...

  • The Negroby ED Edward Burghardt Du du Bois

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    William Edward Burghardt Du Bois was a black civil rights activist, leader, Pan-Africanist, sociologist, educator, historian, writer, editor, poet, and scholar. He became a naturalized citizen of Ghana in 1963 at the age of 95. "The time has not yet come for a complete history of the Negro peoples. Archaeological research in Africa has just begun,... more...

  • Theories of Violent Conflictby Jolle Demmers

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    This revised and updated second edition introduces students of violent conflict to a variety of prominent theoretical approaches, and examines the ontological stances and epistemological traditions underlying these approaches. Theories of Violent Conflict takes the centrality of the ?group? as an actor in contemporary conflict as a point of departure,... more...