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- Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50 US$ 31.60
After decades of denying racism and underplaying cultural diversity, Latin American states began adopting transformative ethno-racial legislation in the late 1980s. In addition to symbolic recognition of indigenous peoples and black populations, governments in the region created a more pluralistic model of citizenship and made significant reforms... more...
- Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 72.99 US$ 62.77
Are women in presidential cabinets new political players or do they adopt the same strategies as the men who traditionally run government? Once in office, are they treated equally, and are they as effective as their male counterparts? Using data from Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica and the US, Women in Presidential Cabinet s provides evidence... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2016; US$ 27.00
From bestselling author and beloved New Yorker writer Calvin Trillin, a deeply resonant, career-spanning collection of articles on race and racism, from the 1960s to the present In the early sixties, Calvin Trillin got his start as a journalist covering the Civil Rights Movement in the South. Over the next five decades of reporting, he often... more...
- Open Road Media 2016; US$ 29.99
These three insightful works?including Pulitzer Prize winner Bearing the Cross? span the remarkable life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. This collection from professor and historian David J. Garrow provides a multidimensional and fascinating portrait of Martin Luther King Jr., and his lifelong mission to upend prejudices deeply entrenched... more...
- Encounter Books 2016; US$ 23.99
Violent crime has been rising sharply in many American cities after two decades of decline. Homicides jumped nearly 17 percent in 2015 in the largest 50 cities, the biggest one-year increase since 1993. The reason is what Heather Mac Donald first identified nationally as the Ferguson effect?: Since the 2014 police shooting death of Michael Brown in... more...
- Gallery Books/Karen Hunter Publishing 2016; US$ 16.00 US$ 10.99
Based on the real life story of a little-known figure in the Civil Rights Movement: a white social worker who left the comforts of her life in New York City to travel to the segregated South, comes BEV , a fictionalized account of the strength, compassion, and dangers people faced in their fight to help African Americans achieve equality. After watching... more...
- HarperCollins 2016; US$ 18.99
The fascinating and very moving story of the lovers, lawyers, judges and activists behind the groundbreaking Supreme Court case that led to one of the most important, national civil rights victories in decades?the legalization of same-sex marriage. In June 2015, the Supreme Court made same-sex marriage the law in all fifty states in a decision as... more...
- Rutgers University Press 2016; US$ 23.95
The case studies in Junctures in Women?s Leadership: Social Movements introduce readers to twelve women from across the globe who have spearheaded a wide array of social movements, from gender equality to environmental justice. Examining how these women made sacrifices, asked critical questions, challenged injustice, and exhibited the will to act... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 149.95
In modern liberal democracies, rights-based judicial intervention in the policy choices of elected bodies has always been controversial. For some, such judicial intervention has trivialized and impoverished democratic politics. For others judges have contributed to a dynamic and healthy dialogue between the different spheres of the constitution, removed... more...