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- 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...
- HarperCollins 2009; US$ 11.99
Executive Director of the ACLU Anthony D. Romero and award-winning journalist Dina Temple-Raston present stories of real Americans at the front lines of the fight for civil liberties at a time when our most basic rights are being challenged. From the story of "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh to the battle against the National Security Agency's... 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...
- 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...
- OUP Oxford 2008; US$ 7.99 US$ 6.87
Interest in citizenship has never been higher. But what does it mean to be a citizen in a modern, complex community? Richard Bellamy approaches the subject of citizenship from a political perspective and, in clear and accessible language, addresses the complexities behind this highly topical issue. 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...