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- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 100.00
This book argues that the weakness of civil society in the post-Soviet Caucasus is a result not only of post-communist political and economic problems, but also of the effects of historical legacies. These influence both formal and informal civil societies and weaken the countries' ability to facilitate democratisation. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2007; US$ 135.00
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...
- 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$ 19.00
"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...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 33.95
In recent year, pro-gay and anti-gay rights activists have engaged in a struggle to sway public opinion in their favor through the use of ideologically charged rhetoric in an effort to win support from an undecided public. The author contends, however, that the debate is stalemated precisely because each side stereotypes and pathologizes the other's... more...