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- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 48.99
Before 1893 no woman anywhere in the world had the vote in a national election. A hundred years later almost all countries had enfranchised women, and it was a sign of backwardness not to have done so. This is the story of how this momentous change came about. The first genuinely global history of women and the vote, it takes the story of women in... 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...
- University of Minnesota Press 2004; US$ 60.00
Joel Olson contends that, given the history of slavery and segregation in the United States, American citizenship is a form of racial privilege in which whites are equal to each other but superior to everyone else. To break this pattern, Olson suggests an ?abolitionist-democratic? political theory that makes the fight against racial discrimination... more...
- Zed Books 2008; US$ 34.95
This book introduces the concept of 'act of citizenship' and in doing so, re-orients the study of what it means to be a citizen. This study of citizenship is truly interdisciplinary, drawing not only on new developments in politics, sociology, geography and anthropology, but also on psychoanalysis, philosophy and history. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00
This book demonstrates how certain African American writers radically re-envisioned core American ideals in order to make them serviceable for racial justice. Each writer's unprecedented reconstruction of key American values has the potential to energize American citizenship today. more...
- John Hunt Publishing 2012; US$ 9.99
This book concerns the projects and processes of sex worker unionisation and more widely forms of sex worker self-interest representation. Since the late 1980s, sex workers have unionised themselves as collective associations of workers in their worksites in many countries. The term ?sex workers?, chosen by sex workers themselves, is a generic... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2011; US$ 67.50
In "American Pietas," Ruby C. Tapia reveals how visual representations of racialized motherhood shape and reflect national citizenship. By means of a sustained engagement with Roland Barthes's suturing of race, death, and the maternal in "Camera Lucida," Tapia contends that the contradictory essence of the photograph is both... more...
- Temple University Press 2011; US$ 25.95
France is often depicted as the model of assimilationist or republican integration in the international literature on immigration. However, rarely have surveys drilled down to provide individual responses from a double representative sample. In As French as Everyone Else? , Sylvain Brouard and Vincent Tiberj provide a comprehensive assessment of... more...