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- The New Press 2013; US$ 17.99
"Do not underestimate the power of the book you are holding in your hands." Michelle Alexander More than 2 million people are now imprisoned in the United States, producing the highest rate of incarceration in the world. How did this happen? As the director of The Sentencing Project, Marc Mauer has long been one of the country?s foremost experts... more...
- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1978; US$ 5.95
Contents include a selected bibliography and an editor's Introduction broken into two sections. The first section provides a brief sketch of the historical, social, and biographical context in which Mill wrote and the second traces the central line of argument in the text to aid in the comprehension of the essay's structure, method, and major... more...
- Oxford University Press 2005; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89
Drawing on extensive interviews and surveys with hundreds of members of the "greatest generation," Suzanne Mettler finds that by treating veterans as first-class citizens and in granting advanced education, the G.I. Bill inspired them to become the active participants thanks to whom memberships in civic organizations soared and levels of political... more...
- Free Press 2012; US$ 15.99
Hailed as ?stunning? ( New York Post ), ?authoritative? ( Kirkus Reviews ), and ?comprehensively researched? ( Shelf Awareness ), a shocking exposé of the widespread abuses of our personal online data by a leading specialist on Web privacy. Social networks, the defining cultural movement of our time, offer many freedoms. But as we work and shop... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 29.95 US$ 23.96
Democracy-building efforts from the early 1990s on have funneled billions of dollars into nongovernmental organizations across the developing world, with the U.S. administration of George W. Bush leading the charge since 2001. But are many such "civil society" initiatives fatally flawed? Focusing on the Palestinian West Bank and the Arab world, Barriers... more...
- NYU Press 2013; US$ 23.00
Winner of the 2014 Anna Julia Cooper-CLR James Book Award presented by the National Council of Black Studies Winner of the 2014 PEN Oakland-Josephine Miles Award for Excellence in Literature In We Will Shoot Back: Armed Resistance in the Mississippi Freedom Movement, Akinyele Omowale Umoja argues that armed resistance was critical... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 39.72
Im Mittelpunkt des Buches steht die Variation politische Handlungsweisen in Abhängigkeit gesellschaftlicher und politischer Strukturen. Der Band enthält Untersuchungen zu den Bedingungen und Wirkungen politischer Interaktion in unterschiedlichen, für die Entwicklung moderner Gesellschaften zentralen Handlungsbereichen. Fallstudien liefern Einblicke... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 13.95
Do you love America? Are you proud to call this country your home? Now, what about your kids? You want them to love America as much as you do, but when popular culture tells them it?s cooler to bash this country than to love it, how can you teach them to be proud and loyal citizens? As mothers themselves, bestselling author Myrna Blyth and former... more...
- Wiley 2007; US$ 45.00 US$ 39.00
Citizenship is not a spectator sport; it is all about engagement. From Slavery to Citizenship is part of a bigger picture - a development process which will enable us to gain more control over our own lives and to participate in decisions about the future direction of society and the organisations we are involved in. This book is unusual... more...