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  • When Movements Anchor Parties: Electoral Alignments in American Historyby Daniel Schlozman

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    Throughout American history, some social movements, such as organized labor and the Christian Right, have forged influential alliances with political parties, while others, such as the antiwar movement, have not. When Movements Anchor Parties provides a bold new interpretation of American electoral history by examining five prominent movements and... more...

  • The Rhetoric of Plato's Republicby James L. Kastely

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 30.00

    Plato isn?t exactly thought of as a champion of democracy, and perhaps even less as an important rhetorical theorist. In this book, James L. Kastely recasts Plato in just these lights, offering a vivid new reading of one of Plato?s most important works: the Republic . At heart, Kastely demonstrates, the Republic is a democratic epic poem and pioneering... more...

  • Scarlet Lettersby Jack Cashill

    WND Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    <p>Like its namesake, <em>Scarlet Letters</em> addresses the hard truths of life in an increasingly "progressive" America where the irrational prejudices of a group can crush the soul of the individual. In both the old and new Puritanism, worshippers achieve a sense of moral worth simply by designating themselves among "the... more...

  • An Imperialist Love Storyby Amira Jarmakani

    NYU Press 2015; US$ 22.40

    A curious figure stalks the pages of a distinct subset of mass-market romance novels, aptly called ?desert romances.? Animalistic yet sensitive, dark and attractive, the desert prince or sheikh emanates manliness and raw, sexual power. In the years since September 11, 2001, the sheikh character has steadily risen in popularity in romance novels, even... more...

  • Battling over Human Rightsby J. Oloka-Onyango

    Langaa RPCIG 2015; US$ 40.00

    This book brings together twenty think-pieces on contemporary Human Rights issues at the international, regional and national level by one of Africa's foremost scholars of International Human Rights and Constitutional Law, J. Oloka-Onyango. Ranging from the 'Arab Spring' to the Right to Education, the collection is both an in-depth analysis of discrete... more...

  • Writing on the Wallby Johanna Fernandez; Mumia Abu Jamal

    City Lights Publishers 2015; US$ 17.95

    Mumia Abu Jamal?s essential perspectives on black experience, race relations, freedom, justice, social change, and the future of American society. more...

  • Judgments of the European Court of Human Rights ? Effects and Implementationby Anja Seibert-Fohr; Mark E. Villiger

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 134.95

    This volume deals with the domestic effects of judgments of the European Court of Human Rights as a challenge to the various levels of legal orders in Europe. The starting point is the divergent impact of the ECtHR?s jurisdiction within the Convention States. The volume seeks new methods of orientation at the various legal levels, given the fact that... more...

  • The Labour, Human Health and Environmental Dimensions of E.waste Management in Chinaby ILO

    International Labour Office 2015; US$ 20.00

    This publication examines the labour, human health and environmental dimensions of e-waste management in China, analyzing both the formal and informal sectors. It identifies the needs for synergizing policies and measures concerning environmental pollution control and labour protection in e-waste management. more...

  • North Korean Human Rightsby Victor Cha; Marie DuMond

    Center for Strategic & International Studies 2015; US$ 34.99

    To commemorate the one-year anniversary of the report by United Nations Commission of Inquiry on human rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, CSIS held an unprecedented gathering of policymakers, opinion leaders, and stakeholders on the topic of North Korean human rights. This report summarizes those proceedings. more...

  • Zur Praxis der Menschenrechteby Michael Reder; Mara-Daria Cojocaru; Norbert Brieskorn; Georges Enderle; Franz Magnis-Suseno; Johannes Müller; Franz Nuscheler

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2015; US$ 25.76

    Die Menschenrechte haben sich als praktische Querschnittaufgabe einer Vielzahl an Politikfeldern etabliert. Oft werden sie als überzeugendes Beispiel für einen normativen Konsens der Weltgemeinschaft angeführt. Gleichzeitig wird immer wieder erkennbar, dass dieses Ideal verschiedenen Deutungen in der Praxis unterliegt. Welche Funktion hat etwa der... more...