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Civil Rights

  • Free Speech: All That Mattersby Alan Haworth

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; US$ 12.30

    What is free speech?; Why does it matter? These are pressing questions. In this book, Alan Haworth outlines and analyses the main arguments philosophers have advanced over the centuries, in an attempt to answer them clearly. He emphasises the strengths but also the weaknesses of those arguments, demonstrating that an understanding of both is essential... more...

  • Free Speech: All That Mattersby Alan Haworth

    Hodder & Stoughton 2015; Not Available

    What is free speech?; Why does it matter? These are pressing questions. In this book, Alan Haworth outlines and analyses the main arguments philosophers have advanced over the centuries, in an attempt to answer them clearly. He emphasises the strengths but also the weaknesses of those arguments, demonstrating that an understanding of both is essential... more...

  • Feeling Your Painby James Bovard

    St. Martin's Press 2015; US$ 8.99

    James Bovard is no fan of Big Government in the US and under the Clinton-Gore administration. In his new book, Bovard looks at Clinton and Gore's record on such abuses and absurdities as taxes, gun control, the Waco fiasco, AmeriCorps, and federal funding of every program from those dealing with disaster relief to those that put on puppet shows in... more...

  • The Suffragetteby Sylvia Pankhurst; Emmeline Pankhurst

    Dover Publications 2015; US$ 15.95

    By 1903, more than fifty years of peaceful campaigning had brought British women no closer to attaining the right to vote. In that year activist Emmeline Pankhurst founded the Women's Social and Political Union, a militant organization dedicated to achieving women's suffrage. The union's motto, "Deeds not words," reflected its radical approach, consisting... more...

  • Civil Resistanceby Kurt Schock

    University of Minnesota Press 2015; Not Available

    In the past quarter century the world has witnessed dramatic social and political transformations, due in part to an upsurge in civil resistance. There have been significant uprisings around the globe, including the toppling of communist regimes in Eastern Europe, the Color Revolutions, the Arab Spring, protests against war and economic inequality,... more...

  • Our Enemies in Blueby Kristian Williams

    AK Press 2015; US$ 13.99

    An incriminating investigation into the domestic army that protects and serves the status quo. more...

  • Post-Communist Civil Society and the Soviet Legacyby Huseyn Aliyev

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book argues that the weakness of civil society in the post-Soviet Caucasus is a result not only of post-communist political and economic problems, but also of the effects of historical legacies. These influence both formal and informal civil societies and weaken the countries' ability to facilitate democratisation. more...

  • Post-Communist Civil Society and the Soviet Legacyby Huseyn Aliyev

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00

    This book argues that the weakness of civil society in the post-Soviet Caucasus is a result not only of post-communist political and economic problems, but also of the effects of historical legacies. These influence both formal and informal civil societies and weaken the countries' ability to facilitate democratisation. more...

  • Civil Rights and Libertiesby Harold J Sullivan

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 81.95

    For undergraduate courses in Constitutional Law, Civil Rights & Liberties, Introduction to American Government,Introduction to Law and Legal Process, and Judicial Process & Politics. Examining contemporary and perennial constitutional issues in civil liberties and rights, this text engages students in an exploration of how and why U.S. Supreme Court... more...

  • Alltagsgeschichteby Saskia Handro

    Wochenschau Verlag 2015; Not Available

    Die Sozial- und Alltagsgeschichte der DDR spielt im Geschichtsunterricht bislang eine marginale Rolle. Doch gerade die Beschäftigung mit diesen Erfahrungsbereichen bietet die Chance, das Bild einer zentralistisch durchherrschten Gesellschaft zu differenzieren und vorhandene mentale Unterschiede zwischen Ost und West zu historisieren.Diesem Anliegen... more...