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- Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00
The women's rights movement grew out of the women's suffrage movement of the mid-1800s. The second wave of the movement, which promoted economic, political, and social equality, gained momentum in the 1960s and '70s. This work gives an introduction to one of the most prominent reform movements over the years. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 13.99
"From my fear of coming out to coming on strong in the struggle for human rights, this is my American journey, the story of an outsider on the inside, a gay man proudly committed to a life of standing up for freedom. "President Clinton and I were born three days apart. We had both dreamed of serving our country. There was one difference: He could... more...
- Brookings Institution Press 2009; US$ 26.95
The health of American democracy ultimately depends on our willingness and ability to work together as citizens and stakeholders in our republic. Government policies often fail to promote such collaboration. But if designed properly, they can do much to strengthen civic engagement. That is the central message of Carmen Siriannis eloquent new... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 108.00
An overview of how advances in information technology can be used to enhance the resolution of legal disputes. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan Ltd. 2009; US$ 17.00
Millions of women throughout the world suffer from violence, poverty and denial of their human rights because of their gender. By exploring their stories, and hearing the views of both advocates for and opponents of women's rights, in Created Equal, Anna Horsbrugh-Porter reveals the real human costs of the violation of these rights. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 12.99
Can the police strip-search a woman who has been arrested for a minor traffic violation? Can a magazine publish an embarrassing photo of you without your permission? Does your boss have the right to read your email? Can a company monitor its employees' off-the-job lifestyles--and fire those who drink, smoke, or live with a partner of the same sex?... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 79.99
Democratic Anxieties: Same-Sex Marriage, Death, and Citizenship takes contemporary opposition to same-sex marriage as a starting point to consider anxieties about sex and death within conceptions of democratic citizenship. It pursues a less anxious democratic citizenship in creative readings of Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Hannah Arendt, and Friedrich Nietzsche,... more...
- The Feminist Press at CUNY 2011; US$ 29.95
When the feminist movement arrived in Japan in the 1990s, no one could have imagined the transformational impact on every aspect of life there. Lesbians and bisexuals are coming out of the closet, ever-present minorities are visibly activist, single mothers are a growing population, and women are becoming political leaders. Here is the most comprehensive... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 27.95
We are currently witnessing the global diffusion of multiculturalism, both as a political discourse and as a set of international legal norms. States today are under increasing international scrutiny regarding their treatment of ethnocultural groups, and are expected to meet evolving international standards regarding the rights of indigenous peoples,... more...