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- Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00
Charts the ambiguous and contested meanings of civil rights in law and culture, confronting important questions about race in contemporary America. more...
- Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 54.99
As Italy emerged from World War II, the first women entered the national government. The 45 women who became parliamentarians when Italian women were first entitled to vote in 1946 represented a "lost wave" of feminist action, argues Molly Tambor. In this work, Tambor reconstructs the role that these female politicians played in Italy's... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 89.95
Contemporary human rights discourses problematically co-opt disabled bodies as evidence of harms done under capitalism, war, and other forms of conflict, while humanitarian non-governmental organizations often use disabled bodies to generate resources for their humanitarian projects. It is the connection between civil rights and human rights,... more...
- Threshold Editions 2013; Not Available
When our founding fathers secured the Constitutional ?right of the people to keep and bear arms,? they also added the admonition that this right SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED. It is the only time this phrase appears in the Bill of Rights. So why aren?t more people listening? History has proven that guns are essential to self-defense and liberty?but tragedy... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 17.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 48.95
Children growing up today are confronted by four difficult and intersecting challenges: dangerous environmental change, weakening democracies, growing social inequality, and a global economy marked by unprecedented youth unemployment and unsustainable resource extraction. Yet on streets everywhere, there is also a strong, youthful energy for change.... more...
- Henry Holt and Co. 2009; US$ 25.99
The two-time Pulitzer Prize?winning biography of W. E. B. Du Bois from renowned scholar David Levering Lewis, now in one condensed and updated volume William Edward Burghardt Du Bois?the premier architect of the civil rights movement in America?was a towering and controversial personality, a fiercely proud individual blessed with the language of... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2001; US$ 47.00
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$ 155.00
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...
- 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...