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- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 110.00
This book compares African and Afrikaner nationalisms to demonstrate that the transition from apartheid to liberal democracy in South Africa was a neo-colonial settlement that left the economy and the military and security sectors under the control of the white minority, while increasing wide socioeconomic disparities between rich and poor. 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...
- Chicago Review Press 2008; US$ 15.99
Blending memorable music with a historical context, this exploration provides a fresh perspective on the civil rights movement by showing how certain songs served as its voice. From the Chicago Children?s Choir to the SNCC Freedom Singers, this resource examines the churches and groups that worked to counteract segregation, transforming traditional... more...
- Zed Books 2013; US$ 23.95
Hundreds of thousands of people living in Africa find themselves non-persons in the only state they have ever known. This book intends to bring together fresh material from across Africa of some of the most egregious examples of citizenship discrimination. more...
- CQ Press, a Division of SAGE 2009; US$ 56.35
Focusing on the impact of significant Supreme Court decisions onthe rights and freedoms of the individual,The Supreme Court and Individual Rights provides full coverage of the freedoms enumerated in the Bill of Rights. Topics discussed include: more...
- ABC-CLIO 1987; US$ 31.95
Most policy books confine their historical discussions to a relatively short time frame. This book offers a long-term historical analysis of American immigration policy. From Open Door to Dutch Door details current policy and its shortcomings. In addition, the book describes the four distinct phases of U.S. immigration policy since 1820, why these... more...