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Civil Rights

  • Prison and Social Deathby Joshua M. Price

    Rutgers University Press 2015; US$ 25.95

    A compelling blend of solidarity, civil rights activism, and social research, Prison and Social Death offers a unique look at the American prison and the excessive and unnecessary damage it inflicts on convicts and parolees. Joshua M. Price documents the ?social death? that convicts suffer while incarcerated and afterward, drawing upon hundreds... more...

  • Constitutional Perilby Bruce Fein

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 19.99

    Renowned attorney and political critic Bruce Fein reveals the dangers our Constitution and our nation have faced courtesy of the Bush Administration and a Congress asleep at the switch. In blistering detail, he deconstructs the policies of Bush in the War on Terror--from the flouting of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act to the crippling of... more...

  • The Virginity Trap in the Middle Eastby David Ghanim

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 90.00

    This book is a social critique of the cultural taboo of the female virginity in the Middle East. It highlights the unobtainability of this cultural myth and its multilevel destructive influences on various aspects of social life. more...

  • Freedom of Speechby David K. Shipler

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2015; US$ 28.95

    A provocative, timely assessment of the state of free speech in America With his best seller The Working Poor, Pulitzer Prize winner and former New York Times veteran David K. Shipler cemented his place among our most trenchant social commentators. Now he turns his incisive reporting to a critical American ideal: freedom of speech. Anchored... more...

  • Dixie Be Damnedby Neal Shirley; Saralee Stafford

    AK Press 2015; US$ 13.99

    "The South will rise again" has a whole new meaning. more...

  • In Search of Federal Enforcementby Vanessa A. Holloway

    UPA 2015; US$ 59.99

    This book is a call to investigate the history of federal oversight to secure and preserve black Americans? voting rights over a ninety-five-year interregnum. Holloway confronts this historical conundrum and offers keen observations about voting manipulations and electoral abuse by both government incumbents and private actors. more...

  • The Little Rock Crisisby Ravi K. Perry; D. LaRouth Perry

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    The Little Rock Crisis frames the story of the Little Rock 1957 desegregation crisis through the lens of memory. Over time, those memories ? individual and collective ? have motivated Little Rockians for social and political action and engagement. more...

  • Jimmie Lee & Jamesby Steve Fiffer; Ardar Cohen

    Regan Arts. 2015; US$ 28.95

    In the early months of 1965, the killings of two civil rights activists inspired the Selma-to-Montgomery marches, which became the driving force behind the passage of the Voting Rights Act. This is their story. ?Bloody Sunday??March 7, 1965?was a pivotal moment in the civil rights struggle. The national outrage generated by scenes of Alabama state... more...

  • Jimmie Lee & Jamesby Steve Fiffer; Ardar Cohen

    Regan Arts. 2015; Not Available

    In the early months of 1965, the killings of two civil rights activists inspired the Selma-to-Montgomery marches, which became the driving force behind the passage of the Voting Rights Act. This is their story. ?Bloody Sunday??March 7, 1965?was a pivotal moment in the civil rights struggle. The national outrage generated by scenes of Alabama state... more...

  • The Civil Rights Movement in Americaby Peter Levy; Peter Levy

    ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 89.00

    This single volume encyclopedia not only provides accessible A?Z entries about the well-known people and events of the Civil Rights Movement but also offers coverage of lesser-known contributors to the movement's overall success and outcomes. This comprehensive work provides both authoritative ready reference and curricular content presented in a... more...