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Citizenship

  • Outside Looking Inby KOFI APRAKU

    ABC-CLIO 1996; US$ 129.00

    Mr. Apraku gives the reader an outsider's analysis of the good and bad elements that make up the U.S. The author, a Ghanian who has spent the last 18 years studying and teaching in the U.S., brings his personal experiences as an emigré to this examination of American capitalism and democracy. He looks at the strengths and weaknesses inherent in the... more...

  • Identification and Registration Practices in Transnational Perspectiveby Ilsen About; James Brown; Gayle Lonergan; Jane Caplan; Edward Higgs

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 105.00

    This collection examines the subject of identification and surveillance from 16th C English parish registers to 21st C DNA databases. The contributors, who range from historians to legal specialists, provide an insight into the historical development behind such issues as biometric identification, immigration control and personal data use. more...

  • White Backlashby Marisa Abrajano; Zoltan L. Hajnal

    Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 29.95

    White Backlash provides an authoritative assessment of how immigration is reshaping the politics of the nation. Using an array of data and analysis, Marisa Abrajano and Zoltan Hajnal show that fears about immigration fundamentally influence white Americans? core political identities, policy preferences, and electoral choices, and that these concerns... more...

  • Message to the Movementby Mumia Abu-Jamal; Alice Walker

    Zuccotti Park Press 2012; US$ 5.99

    Radical black journalist gives organizing advice, political analysis and encouragement to activists from his cell on Death Row more...

  • Resisting Citizenshipby Martha A. Ackelsberg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    Political participation in America?supposedly the world?s strongest democracy?is startlingly low, and many of the civil rights and economic equity initiatives that were instituted in the 1960s and '70s have been abandoned, as significant proportions of the populace seem to believe that the civil rights battle has been won. However, rates of collective... more...

  • Senior Citizenship?by Louise Ackers; Peter Dwyer

    Policy Press 2002; US$ 39.95

    Debates about citizenship in Europe, particularly in relation to social policy and welfare provision, are increasingly topical as the European Union expands and moves towards greater integration. This book charts the development of mobility and welfare rights for retired people moving or returning home under the Free Movement of Persons provisions.... more...

  • Women and the Voteby Jad Adams

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 48.99

    Before 1893 no woman anywhere in the world had the vote in a national election. A hundred years later almost all countries had enfranchised women, and it was a sign of backwardness not to have done so. This is the story of how this momentous change came about. The first genuinely global history of women and the vote, it takes the story of women in... more...

  • Graduate Citizensby John Ahier; John Beck; Rob Moore

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 62.95

    Following the introduction of student loans and tuition fees, the situation of students and new graduates has changed considerably. Set in this context, Graduate Citizens is a thought-provoking, and insightful look at the current generation of students' attitudes towards citizenship and matters of social and moral responsibility. Drawing on small-scale... more...

  • The Internationalization of European Sports Teams and the Issue of National Citizenshipby Heike C. Alberts; Kazimierz J. Zaniewski

    The Edwin Mellen Press 2011; US$ 149.95

    The migration of professional soccer players to European countries is not a new phenomenon, but the volume and composition of these flows have changed substantially since the 1990s, when a court ruling established that restrictions on players from other European Union countries violate European Union law. This court ruling not only dramatically changed... more...

  • Feminism and Motherhood in Western Europe, 1890-1970by Ann Taylor Allen

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 41.00

    According to Allen, motherhood and citizenship are terms that are closely linked and have been redefined over the past century due to changes in women's status, feminist movements, and political developments. Mother-child relationships were greatly affected by political decisions during the early 1900s, and the maternal role has been transformed over... more...