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Citizenship

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  • Technology and Society under Lenin and Stalinby Kendall E. Bailes

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 67.00 US$ 53.60

    From the Soviet technical intelligentsia emerged more than three quarters of recent Politburo members, including Brezhnev, Kosygin, and Podgorny. The largest single group of dissenters, including Grigorenko, Sakharov, and Solzhenitsyn, have also been members. Originally published in 1978. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand... more...

  • The Human Rights Act and the Assault on Liberty:by Parnesh Sharma

    5m Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 24.64

    A major objective of the Human Rights Act (HRA) was to bring about a culture of rights in the UK. Its introduction fore-grounded questions about the use of rights to advance social justice issues and was the impetus for this research. At about the same time as the Act came into effect another law, Section 55, an antithesis of what the HRA promised,... more...

  • Rights of Manby Thomas Paine; Derek Matravers; Tom Griffith

    Wordsworth Editions Ltd 2013; US$ 4.49

    This work is a statement of the belief in humanity's potential to change the world for the better. It argues that people are born with a set of natural rights and that any society that violates those rights is flawed and should be changed. more...

  • The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965by Gabriel J. Chin; Rose Cuison Villazor

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 100.00 US$ 82.00

    This is the first book on the landmark 1965 Immigration Act, which ended race-based immigration quotas and reshaped American demographics. more...

  • Retheorising Statelessnessby Kelly Staples

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2012; Not Available

    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 demonstrate the connection between the protections of state membership, the burdens of statelessness... more...

  • Active Citizenshipby Bernard Crick; Andrew Lockyer

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2010; Not Available

    In recent years there has been much political talk and academic debate on the subject of active citizenship, to which Bernard Crick's work has been central. His 'mission statement' (repeated here) is to induce 'no less than a change in political culture', to replace passive democracy, grounded on unsocial individualism and consumer... more...

  • Ambiguous Citizenship in an Age of Global Migrationby Aoileann Ní Mhurchú

    Edinburgh University Press Ltd 2014; Not Available

    Many people see citizenship in a globalised world in terms of binaries: inclusion/exclusion, past/present, particularism/universalism. Aoileann Ní Mhurchú points out the limitations of these positions and argues that we need to be able to take into account the people who get caught between these traditional categories. Using critical resources... more...

  • Human Rights Act and the Assault on Libertyby Parnesh Sharma

    5M Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 21.86

    A major objective of the Human Rights Act (HRA) was to bring about a culture of rights in the UK. Its introduction fore-grounded questions about the use of rights to advance social justice issues and was the impetus for this research. At about the same time as the Act came into effect another law, Section 55, an antithesis of what the HRA promised,... more...

  • Out in the Peripheryby Omar G. Encarnaci?n

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    Out in the Periphery explores how Latin America, a region known for its Catholic heritage and machismo culture, came to embrace gay rights. At the heart of this analysis is the activism of Latin America's gay rights organizations, a long-neglected social movement even by students of Latin American social movements. more...

  • Below the Radarby Alison L. Gash

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 44.99 US$ 38.69

    Our collective impressions of civil rights struggles are largely based on salient court decisions that have become mired in hostile opposition efforts. This book explores two important civil rights struggles-same-sex parenting and group home advocacy-where advocates reduced the incidence and influence of backlash by crafting low-visibility advocacy... more...