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  • Sporting Nationalismsby Mike Cronin; David Mayall

    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...

  • Freedom of Speechby Ken I. Kersch

    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...

  • Equal Protectionby Francis Graham Lee

    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...

  • Civil Liberties in Americaby Samuel Walker

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 55.00

    This volume provides a concise, authoritative guide to civil liberties issues in American society, from freedom of speech and religious liberty to due process, equal protection and privacy. more...

  • Abolition of White Democracyby Joel Olson

    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...

  • Citizenship in a Global Ageby Gerard Delanty

    McGraw-Hill Education 2000; US$ 46.00

    Provides an overview of the main debates on citizenship and the implications of globalization. This book argues that citizenship is no longer defined by nationality and the nation state, and has become de-territorialized and fragmented into the separate discourses of rights, participation, responsibility and identity. more...

  • Wild Grassby Ian Johnson

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 18.00

    In Wild Grass , Pulitzer Prize?winning journalist Ian Johnson tells the stories of three ordinary Chinese citizens moved to extraordinary acts of courage: a peasant legal clerk who filed a class-action suit on behalf of overtaxed farmers, a young architect who defended the rights of dispossessed homeowners, and a bereaved woman who tried to find out... more...

  • The Ethnic and Group Identity Movementsby Ann Malaspina

    Infobase Publishing 2007; US$ 30.00

    Both the women's suffrage and civil rights movements laid the groundwork for some of the groups featured in this book, who were often less visible than women and African Americans. It presents an examination of these nascent yet influential groups, whose rise in visibility has mirrored the changes occurring within the fabric of American society. more...

  • Acts of Citizenshipby Engin F. Isin; Greg M. Nielsen

    Zed Books 2013; US$ 34.95

    Examines theories of how citizenship is mediated between lived experiences and formal entitlements in order to map out, confine, extend, name, and enact the boundaries of belonging to a polity. This book assembles deep traditions in social and political thought to provide a examination of acts of citizenship in this useful way. more...

  • Acquisition and Loss of Nationality, 1 & 2by Rainer Baub÷ck; Eva Ersb°ll; Kees Groenendijk

    Amsterdam University Press 2006; US$ 119.00

    Set of the first volumes the comprehensive IMISCOE study of the legal status of nationality more...