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  • Our Compelling Interestsby Earl Lewis; Nancy Cantor

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 27.95 US$ 22.36

    It is clear that in our society today, issues of diversity and social connectedness remain deeply unresolved and can lead to crisis and instability. The major demographic changes taking place in America make discussions about such issues all the more imperative. Our Compelling Interests engages this conversation and demonstrates that diversity is... more...

  • Becoming Black Political Subjectsby Tianna S. Paschel

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 39.50 US$ 31.60

    After decades of denying racism and underplaying cultural diversity, Latin American states began adopting transformative ethno-racial legislation in the late 1980s. In addition to symbolic recognition of indigenous peoples and black populations, governments in the region created a more pluralistic model of citizenship and made significant reforms... more...

  • La Fabuleuse histoire du drapeau françaisby Raphaël Delpard; Yves Guéna

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 6.99

    Retour sur un symbole fort pour la France : son drapeau. Après les attentats meurtriers qui ont frappé notre pays en 2015, il apparaît nécessaire de faire bloc autour de valeurs communes censées constituer le socle de la société française. Le drapeau tricolore en est un des éléments à la fois symbolique incontestable et incontournable. Malgré les... more...

  • The Kerner Reportby The National Advisory Commission on Civil Disorders; Julian E. Zelizer

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    The Kerner Report is a powerful window into the roots of racism and inequality in the United States. Hailed by Martin Luther King Jr. as a "physician?s warning of approaching death, with a prescription for life," this historic study was produced by a presidential commission established by Lyndon Johnson, chaired by former Illinois governor Otto... more...

  • How to Choose a Leaderby Maurizio Viroli

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 16.95 US$ 13.56

    One of the greatest political advisers of all time, Niccolò Machiavelli thought long and hard about how citizens could identify great leaders?ones capable of defending and enhancing the liberty, honor, and prosperity of their countries. Drawing on the full range of the Florentine's writings, acclaimed Machiavelli biographer Maurizio Viroli gathers... more...

  • Racial Realignmentby Eric Schickler

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 35.00 US$ 28.00

    Few transformations in American politics have been as important as the integration of African Americans into the Democratic Party and the Republican embrace of racial policy conservatism. The story of this partisan realignment on race is often told as one in which political elites?such as Lyndon Johnson and Barry Goldwater?set in motion a dramatic... more...

  • Matar a un ruiseñor de Harper Lee (Guía de lectura)by

    Primento Digital 2016; US$ 4.99 presenta y analiza en esta guía de lectura Matar a un ruiseñor de Harper Lee, novela ganadora del Pulitzer que fue publicada en pleno movimiento por los derechos civiles en los Estados Unidos y que narra la vida de Scout, una niña de 7 años, en el momento en que su padre, abogado, tiene que defender a un hombre negro acusado... more...

  • Towards Openly Multilingual Policies and Practicesby Johanna Laakso; Anneli Sarhimaa

    Channel View Publications 2016; US$ 35.00

    This book investigates the maintenance of multilingualism and minority languages in 12 different minority communities across Europe. The authors argue that legislation and institutional and educational support provide no guarantee for minority language maintenance, surmising that changes in attitudes and language ideologies are the key. more...

  • Hate Speech and Democratic Citizenshipby Eric Heinze

    OUP Oxford 2016; US$ 84.99 US$ 73.09

    An astute challenge to dominant free speech theories, this book critiques US, European, and international rules on hate speech. In a highly original argument, the author identifies individual expression as more than just an individual right. He revisits the central role of public discourse as the crucial pillar of modern democracy. more...

  • Out in the Peripheryby Omar G. Encarnaci?n

    Oxford University Press 2016; US$ 29.99 US$ 25.79

    Out in the Periphery explores how Latin America, a region known for its Catholic heritage and machismo culture, came to embrace gay rights. At the heart of this analysis is the activism of Latin America's gay rights organizations, a long-neglected social movement even by students of Latin American social movements. more...