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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Environment and Citizenshipby Mark J Smith; Piya Pangsapa

    Zed Books 2008; US$ 34.95

    Using new evidence and cases from across the globe, Environment and Citizenship explores the new vocabulary of ecological citizenship and examines how successful environmental policy-making depends on the responsible actions of citizens and civil society organizations as much as on governments and international treaties. Smith and Pangsapa address... more...

  • Acquisition and Loss of Nationality, 1 & 2by Rainer Bauböck; Eva Ersbøll; 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...

  • The Pitfalls of Liberal Democracy and Late Nationalism in South Africaby Mueni wa Muiu

    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...

  • Struggles for Citizenship in Africaby Bronwen Manby

    Zed Books 2009; US$ 23.95

    This book brings together new material from across Africa of the most egregious examples of citizenship discrimination, and makes the case for urgent reform of the law. more...

  • Freedom Songby Mary C. Turck

    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...

  • Supreme Court and Individual Rightsby CQ Press

    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...

  • Tough Talkby Martin Garbus

    Crown/Archetype 2010; US$ 19.00

    The boisterous  freedom promised by the First Amendment is both the heart of American experiment and the fissure along which it divides itself.  Those who would fight freedom's enemies, from political correctness to corporate intimidation to outright censorship, face powerful adversaries.  But they also have a potent weapon at their disposal: good,... more...

  • Immigration and Citizenship in Japanby Erin Aeran Chung

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    This book investigates democratic inclusion in Japan, the only advanced industrial democracy with a fourth-generation immigrant problem. more...