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

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 67.00 US$ 57.62

    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 Formation of Croatian National Identityby Alex J. Bellamy

    Manchester University Press 2013; US$ 69.99 US$ 62.99

    This volume assesses the formation of Croatian national identity in the 1990s. It develops a novel framework, calling into question both primordial and modernist approaches to nationalism and national identity, before applying that framework to Croatia. In doing so it provides a new way of thinking about how national identity is formed and why it is... more...

  • Below the Radarby Alison L. Gash

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 44.99 US$ 40.49

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 100.00

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

  • The Human Rights Act and the Assault on Libertyby Parnesh Sharma

    5M Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 23.99

    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$ 19.99 US$ 17.99

    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$ 40.49

    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...

  • The Politics of Common Senseby Deva R. Woodly

    Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 26.99 US$ 24.29

    The way that movements communicate with the general public matters for their chances of lasting success. Comparing the public discourse on the living wage and marriage equality between 1994 and 2004, Deva Woodly shows that movement-led political change is rooted in whether or not movements are able to gain political acceptance. more...

  • #RhodesMustFallby B. Nyamnjoh

    Langaa RPCIG 2016; US$ 30.00

    This book on rights, entitlements and citizenship in post-apartheid South Africa shows how the playing field has not been as levelled as presumed by some and how racism and its benefits persist. Through everyday interactions and experiences of university students and professors, it explores the question of race in a context still plagued by remnants... more...