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Civil Rights

  • The American Civil Rights Movement 1865?1950by Russell Brooker

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 99.99

    This book is a comprehensive account of the African American struggle for freedom and equality from the Civil War to the beginning of the modern Civil Rights Movement. It stresses black agency and how white people helped the movement out of cooperation, co-optation, and coercion. more...

  • How to Read African American Literatureby Aida Levy-Hussen

    NYU Press 2016; US$ 22.10

    How to Read African American Literature offers a series of provocations to unsettle the predominant assumptions readers make when encountering post-Civil Rights black fiction. Foregrounding the large body of literature and criticism that grapples with legacies of the slave past, Aida Levy-Hussen?s argument develops on two levels: as a textual... more...

  • Officiousby Josie Appleton

    John Hunt Publishing 2016; US$ 8.99

    Anatomy of the new breed of state regulation colonising everyday life. more...

  • The Right to Vegetarianismby Carlo Prisco

    Hamilton Books 2016; US$ 29.99

    This book argues that vegetarian and vegan people should be guaranteed the right to eat according to their beliefs. The author claims that the right to vegetarianism is backed by the human and civil rights recognized in the constitutions of several nations. more...

  • The Perennial Struggleby Michael Lemay

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    The Perennial Struggle integrates the richness of insight the various social science perspectives offer to the study of ethnic and racial relations into a consistent viewpoint. The Perennial Struggle is about race, ethnic, and minority group relations and how they interact in group politics in the United States. Understanding these relationships... more...

  • Rebirthby Anne-Marie Mawhiney

    Dundurn 2016; US$ 8.99

    The eleven papers published here are from the third annual Institute of Northern Ontario Research and Development Conference. more...

  • On Libertyby John Stuart Mill

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2016; US$ 1.99

    The subject of this Essay is not the so-called Liberty of the Will, so unfortunately opposed to the misnamed doctrine of Philosophical Necessity; but Civil, or Social Liberty: the nature and limits of the power which can be legitimately exercised by society over the individual. A question seldom stated, and hardly ever discussed, in general terms,... more...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...