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Civil Rights

  • Minorities and Representation in American Politicsby Rebekah L. Herrick

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 48.00

    Minorities and Representation in American Politics  is the first book of its kind to examine underrepresented minorities with a framework based on four types of representation?descriptive, formalistic, symbolic, and substantive. Through this lens, author Rebekah Herrick looks at race, ethnic, gender, and sexual minorities not in isolation but synthesized... more...

  • Minorities and Representation in American Politicsby Rebekah L. Herrick

    SAGE Publications 2016; US$ 48.00

    Minorities and Representation in American Politics  is the first book of its kind to examine underrepresented minorities with a framework based on four types of representation?descriptive, formalistic, symbolic, and substantive. Through this lens, author Rebekah Herrick looks at race, ethnic, gender, and sexual minorities not in isolation but synthesized... more...

  • Women's Rights in the USAby Dorothy E. McBride; Janine A. Parry

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 51.95

    Women?s Rights in the USA is a rigorous examination of the intersection of gender roles and public policy and the implications for feminist activists. The book places full information on state and federal statutes and court decisions in the context of the ebb and flow of debates that have engaged the public since the founding of the Republic. This... more...

  • The Black Presidencyby Michael Eric Dyson

    Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2016; US$ 27.00

    A provocative and lively deep dive into the meaning of America?s first black presidency, from ?one of our most graceful and lucid intellectuals writing on race and politics today? ( Vanity Fair ) more...

  • John Stuart Mill on Tyranny and Libertyby Joseph B. Healy

    Skyhorse Publishing 2016; US$ 12.99

    The United States was founded on the importance of civil libertiesprotections for the individual against the control of others, whether those are other people or the government. Freedom for each person is a cornerstone of Western society. John Stuart Mill?s thoughts on liberty and the concept of freedom are among the most important frameworks on which... more...

  • From #BlackLivesMatter to Black Liberationby Keeanga-Yamahtta Taylor

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 17.95

    An indispensable contribution to the movement for racial justice in postracial? America. more...

  • The Legal Treatment of Muslim Minorities in Italyby Dr Andrea Pin

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2016; 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...

  • Equal Ever Afterby Lynne Featherstone

    Biteback Publishing 2016; US$ 14.57

    ?My story starts at the very end of the journey to equal marriage rights. I stand on the shoulders of giants...? In the future, people will find it difficult to believe that until 2014, somewhere between 5 and 10 per cent of Britain?s population were excluded from marriage. As Equalities Minister during the coalition government, Lynne Featherstone... more...

  • Freedom Is a Constant Struggleby Angela Davis; Frank Barat; Cornel West

    Haymarket Books 2016; US$ 15.95

    Activist, teacher, author and icon of the Black Power movement Angela Davis talks Ferguson, Palestine, and prison abolition. more...

  • A Question of Balanceby Brenda J. Norton

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 79.99

    This book offers a cross-national analysis of judicial decisions and legislative action in three religiously pluralistic Western democracies?the United States, France, and the Netherlands?that shows how each balances individual rights with communal bonds and adheres to or retreats from human rights norms for women and religious practices. more...