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Civil Rights

  • Forcing the Springby Jo Becker

    Penguin Group US 2014; US$ 14.99

    ?An engaging narrative... a thorough, perceptive read... the book stands testament to good political writing and a wealth of information made alive through prose.? -- Publishers Weekly (STARRED) A tour de force of groundbreaking reportage by Pulitzer Prize?winning journalist Jo Becker, Forcing the Spring is the definitive account of five... more...

  • Presente!by Cristina Tzintzún; Juan González; Arnulfo Manríquez; Carlos Pérez de Alejo

    AK Press 2014; US$ 13.99

    Documenting the undocumented: voices of immigrant workers. more...

  • The Rise of the American Corporate Security Stateby Beatrice Edwards

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 16.95

    Take Back Our Civil Liberties! Beatrice Edwards, executive director of the organization representing Edward Snowden and four other NSA whistleblowers, argues that we now live in a Corporate Security State, where the government is more interested in protecting the companies that serve it than the citizens who support it. Hheavy domestic surveillance,... more...

  • Media in Egypt and Tunisiaby Edward Webb

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    This book examines the mass media systems of Egypt and Tunisia under the pre-uprising regimes, with a focus on the last decade of the Mubarak and Ben Ali periods, as well as on how media are adapting to the political transitions underway. Findings are based on extensive interviews with journalists. more...

  • Perspectives of National Elites on European Citizenshipby Nicolò Conti; Maurizio Cotta; Pedro Tavares de Almeida

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 150.00

    Over the last two decades, the process of European integration has become interwoven with the theme of citizenship and the debate on the democratic quality of the EU and of its institutions has become more salient. What are the views about Europe which emerge when we interrogate the national elites of the four large South European countries, Greece,... more...

  • Machinery of Deathby David R. Dow; Mark Dow

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95

    First Published in 2002. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Morality of Gay Rightsby Carlos Ball

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 53.95

    In The Morality of Gay Rights , Ball presents a comprehensive exploration of the connection between gay rights and political philosophy. He discusses the writing of contemporary political and legal philosophers-including Rawls, Walzer, Nussbaum, Sandel, Rorty and Dworkin-to evaluate how their theoretical frameworks fit the specific gay rights controversies,... more...

  • Civil Societies and Social Movementsby Derrick Purdue

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    This volume examines and contributes to debates surrounding social capital, social movements and the role of civil society in emerging forms of governance. The authors adopt a broad range of research approaches, from testing hypotheses drawn from rationale choice theory against available statistics on associations, to ethnographic study of emerging... more...

  • River of Hopeby Elizabeth Gritter

    The University Press of Kentucky 2014; US$ 40.00

    One of the largest southern cities and a hub for the cotton industry, Memphis, Tennessee, was at the forefront of black political empowerment during the Jim Crow era. Compared to other cities in the South, Memphis had an unusually large number of African American voters. Black Memphians sought reform at the ballot box, formed clubs, ran for office,... more...

  • America?s Growing Inequalityby Chester Hartman; Chicago Congressman Luis V. Gutiérrez

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 139.99

    America?s Growing Inequality presents the links between racism and poverty in the United States, highlighting the work of social justice organizations to facilitate an end to their presence in society. The facts, analyses, and policy proposals that comprise this book will inform scholars and students in a range of disciplines including sociology,... more...