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- Andrews UK 2015; US$ 16.99
The central feature of every true lottery is that all rational evaluation is deliberately excluded. Once this principle is grasped, the author argues, we can begin to understand exactly what benefits sortition can bring to the political community. The book includes a study of the use of sortition in ancient Athens and in late medieval and renaissance... more...
- Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00
This book investigates the maintenance of multilingualism and minority languages in 12 different minority communities across Europe. The authors argue that legislation and institutional and educational support provide no guarantee for minority language maintenance, surmising that changes in attitudes and language ideologies are the key. more...
- Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25
Let's be honest, we've all expressed opinions about difficult hot-button issues without always thinking them through. With so much media spin, political polarization, and mistrust of institutions, it's hard to know how to think about these tough challenges, much less what to do about them. One Nation Undecided takes on some of today's thorniest... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 49.00
A comprehensive comparative study of the distinct ideas and political arguments that have shaped French and British policies towards their ethnic minorities, and the effects of these intellectual frameworks at local, national and European levels. Charting the politics and events that brought the respective institutional solutions together, the author... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2000; US$ 165.00
This book presents a comparative analysis of residential, social, economic and political rights for aliens. We will analyse the concepts of nationality and citizenship. Some foreigners are increasingly able to enjoy traditional citizenship rights though residential and/or regional citizenship. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 190.00
The Dimensions of Global Citizenship takes issue with the assumption that ideas about global citizenship are merely Utopian ideals. The author argues that, far from being a modern phenomenon, world citizenship has existed throughout history as a radical alternative to the inadequacies of the nation-state system. Only in the post-war era has this... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 64.95
This volume examines the ways in which sport shapes the experiences of various immigrant and minority groups and, in particular, looks at the relationship between sport, ethnic identity and ethnic relations. The articles in this volume are concerned primarily with British, American and Australian sporting traditions and the themes covered include... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 55.00
An introduction to freedom of speech, blending legal analysis with accounts of how staunchly contested historical, political and cultural issues often influenced legal reasoning. The book traces the origins of the freedom in English law and its development through the founding of the United States. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 55.00
Today's disparity of equality, particularly the American "dilemma" of race, runs throughout US history. This title provides readers with an historical overview of the controversies that have sprung up over the issue of equality and the role these issues have played in shaping American society. more...