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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Oxford University Press 2015; US$ 26.99 US$ 23.21
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...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 159.99
Explores the interface between the conceptual frameworks of welfare state, gender regime research and rural gender studies more...
- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
Brown v Board of Education of Topeka case of 1954, declared that separate educational facilities were inherently unequal and therefore unconstitutional, the civil rights movement began to gain momentum. This book spotlights the rise of the civil rights movement, offering a look at one of the remarkable and influential movements in US history. more...