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- Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00
Although formally equal, relations between citizens are actually characterised by many and varied forms of inequality. Do contemporary theories of equality provide an adequate response to the inequalities that afflict contemporary societies? And what is the connection between theories of equality and the contemporary politics of citizenship? Accessible... more...
- Manchester University Press 2006; US$ 95.00
Can we conceptualise a kind of citizenship that need not be of a nation-state, but might be of a variety of political frameworks? Bringing together political theory with debates about European integration, international relations and the changing nature of citizenship, this book offers a coherent and innovative theorisation of a citizenship independent... more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2013; US$ 21.99
Chronic unemployment, deindustrialized cities, and mass incarceration are among the grievous social problems that will not yield unless American citizens address them. Peter Levine's We Are the Ones We Have Been Waiting For is a primer for anyone motivated to help revive our fragile civic life and restore citizens' public role. After offering... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2010; US$ 30.00
Active Citizenship gathers a group of political actors and academics who believe a radically more active citizenship is a worthy aim. They spell out how it can be achieved in their particular area of concern, looking at the obstacles and how they might be overcome. Together, they shows us how we can realise the dream of a citizen culture and what benefits... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2012; US$ 104.00
Applies international political theory to statelessness as an ethical and political concern. Stateless persons are increasingly a concern of governments, international agencies and NGOs. Now, Kelly Staples supplies a much-needed political theorisation of statelessness. Her membership theory framework combines theory and contemporary case studies to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Policy-makers tend to view the residential segregation of minority ethnic groups in a negative light as it is seen as an obstacle to their integration. In the literature on neighbourhood effects, the residential concentration of minorities is seen as a major impediment to their social mobility and acculturation, while the literature on residential... more...
- Grand Central Publishing 2006; US$ 22.49
A former nine-time congressman from Ohio and one of the most respected commentators on politics and society, John Kasich believes that traditional American values are in serious danger of being lost. Kasich asserts that this erosion of moral values can be atttributed to, among other things, disappointing leadership from elected officials, the growing... more...
- For Beginners 2009; US$ 14.95
With all the talk about ?democracy? these days, it?s surprising how little time is spent concentrating on the concept of democracy itself, its history and justification as a form of political governance. Democracy for Beginners looks at democracy?s rich evolution in its varied forms, and at some of the challenges democracies face today. Beginning... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 40.00
As the economy and society of China has become more diversified, so have its urban neighbourhoods. The last decade has witnessed a surge in collective action by homeowners in China against the infringement of their rights. Research on neighbourhood governance is sparse and limited so this book fills a vital gap in the literature and understanding. more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
This Handbook uniquely collates the results of several decades of academic research in these two important fields. The expert contributions successively address the different forms of political citizenship and current approaches and recent developments in social movement studies. Salient social movements in recent history are explored in depth, covering... more...