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Civil Rights

  • Critical Security Studies, 2nd edby Columba Peoples; Nick Vaughan-Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 49.95

    Critical Security Studies introduces students to the sub-field through a detailed yet accessible survey of evolving approaches and key issues. This new edition contains two new chapters and has been fully revised and updated. Written in an accessible and clear manner, Critical Security Studies : offers a comprehensive and up-to-date... more...

  • Why Tolerate Religion?by Brian Leiter

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 17.95

    This provocative book addresses one of the most enduring puzzles in political philosophy and constitutional theory?why is religion singled out for preferential treatment in both law and public discourse? Why are religious obligations that conflict with the law accorded special toleration while other obligations of conscience are not? In Why Tolerate... more...

  • Corporations Are Not Peopleby Jeffrey D. Clements; Bill Moyers

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 17.95

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Since the Supreme Court?s Citizens United ruling that the rights of things?money and corporations?matter more than the rights of people, America has faced a crisis of democracy. In this timely and thoroughly updated second edition, Jeff Clements describes the strange history of this bizarre ruling, its ongoing destructive... more...

  • Corporations Are Not Peopleby Jeffrey D. Clements; Bill Moyers

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 17.95

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Since the Supreme Court?s Citizens United ruling that the rights of things?money and corporations?matter more than the rights of people, America has faced a crisis of democracy. In this timely and thoroughly updated second edition, Jeff Clements describes the strange history of this bizarre ruling, its ongoing destructive... more...

  • Voices from History: East London Suffragettesby Sarah Jackson; Rosemary Taylor

    The History Press 2014; US$ 14.57

    In 1914, the East London Federation of Suffragettes, led by Sylvia Pankhurst, split from the WSPU. Sylvia's mother and sister, Emmeline and Christabel, had encouraged her to give up her work with the poor women of East London - but Sylvia refused. Besides campaigning for women to have an equal right to vote from their headquarters in Bow, the ELFS... more...

  • Obama Powerby Jeffrey C. Alexander; Bernadette N. Jaworsky

    Wiley 2014; US$ 19.95

    What is the source of Obama's power? How is it that, after suffering a humiliating defeat in the 2010 mid-term elections, Obama was able to turn the situation around, deftly outmaneuvering his opponent and achieving a decisive victory in the November 2012 presidential election? In this short and brilliant book, Jeffrey Alexander and Bernadette Jaworsky... more...

  • Hack Attackby Nick Davies

    Faber & Faber 2014; US$ 27.99

    At first, it seemed like a small story. The royal editor of the News of the World was caught listening to the voicemail messages of staff at Buckingham Palace. He and a private investigator were jailed, and the case was closed. But Nick Davies, special correspondent for The Guardian , knew that it didn?t add up. He began to investigate, and ended... more...

  • In the Name of Necessityby Marouf Hasian

    University of Alabama Press 2014; US$ 34.95

    Analyses the ways American leaders have justified the use of military tribunals, the suspension of due process, and the elimination of habeas corpus. Though the war on terrorism is said to have generated unprecedented military situations, arguments for the Patriot Act and military tribunals following 9/11 resemble many historical claims for restricting... more...

  • The Crisis of Britain's Surveillance Stateby Musa Khan Jalalzai

    Algora Publishing 2014; US$ 22.95

    Great Britain is in a great crisis, one that gets worse with every attempt to patch things up. The global spread of technology and international links enables a rapid rise in the traffic of dangerous ideas, dangerous materials and dangerous people. An international journalist ties together the common strands that create the fuse for unquenched violence... more...

  • The Civil Rights Act and the Battle to End Workplace Discriminationby Raymond F. Gregory

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 54.99

    On the fiftieth anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Raymond F. Gregory evaluates our progress towards the full implementation of Title VII, which prohibits discrimination in the workplace, and how the law has come to protect against discrimination based on more than just race, but on gender, age, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. more...