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Citizenship

  • The Nonviolence Handbookby Michael N Nagler

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 12.00

    Love Is Stronger Than Hate ?Nonviolence is not the recourse of the weak but actually calls for an uncommon kind of strength; it is not a refraining from something but the engaging of a positive force,? renowned peace activist Michael Nagler writes. Here he offers a step-by-step guide to creatively using nonviolence to confront any problem and to... more...

  • Participation, Citizenship and Intergenerational Relations in Children and Young People's Livesby Joanne Westwood; Cath Larkins; Dan Moxon; Yasmin Perry; Nigel Thomas

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Research about children and young people's participation and involvement in research is an emerging area of academic inquiry. Based on the themes of participation, citizenship and intergenerational relations, this edited collection draws on the latest research in this area, and includes chapters co-authored with children and young people. more...

  • The Lost Waveby Molly Tambor

    Oxford University Press, USA 2014; US$ 54.99

    As Italy emerged from World War II, the first women entered the national government. The 45 women who became parliamentarians when Italian women were first entitled to vote in 1946 represented a "lost wave" of feminist action, argues Molly Tambor. In this work, Tambor reconstructs the role that these female politicians played in Italy's... more...

  • Teenagers' Citizenshipby Susie Weller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 55.95

    The introduction of compulsory citizenship education into the national curriculum has generated a plethora of new interests in the politics of childhood and youth. Citizenship for Teenagers explores teenagers? acts of and engagement with citizenship in their local communities and examines the role of citizenship education in creating future responsible... more...

  • Countrymenby Bo Lidegaard; Robert Maass

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 23.32

    The rescue of the Danish Jews from Nazi persecution in October 1943 is a unique exception to the tragic history of the Holocaust. Within a few weeks some 7,000 people managed to escape, leaving the German occupation forces in Denmark almost empty handed. What made this possible? Who rescued the Jews and who enabled their rescue? What was the... more...

  • Civil Rights in American Law, History, and Politicsby Austin Sarat

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    Charts the ambiguous and contested meanings of civil rights in law and culture, confronting important questions about race in contemporary America. more...

  • The Politics of Ethnic Diversity in the British Islesby Romain Garbaye; Pauline Schnapper

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 85.00

    This book explores continuity and change in British multiculturalism. It offers an original perspective on British multiculturalism and also presents an exploration of the politics of ethnic diversity in all the national contexts of the British Isles as well as the United Kingdom. more...

  • Disputing citizenshipby John Clarke; Kathleen Coll; Evelina Dagnino

    Policy Press 2014; US$ 36.95

    This unique book presents a new perspective on citizenship by treating it as a continuing focus of dispute. The authors develop a view of citizenship as always emerging from struggle through an exploration of the entanglements of politics, culture and power that are both embodied and contested in forms and practices of citizenship. more...

  • Waking from the Dreamby David L. Chappell

    Random House Publishing Group 2014; US$ 27.00

    The author of A Stone of Hope, called ?one of the three or four most important books on the civil rights movement? by The Atlantic Monthly, turns his attention to the years after Martin Luther King?s assassination?and provides a sweeping history of the struggle to keep the civil rights movement alive and to realize King?s vision of an equal society.... more...

  • Saving the Soul of Georgiaby Maurice C. Daniels; Vernon E. Jordan

    University of Georgia Press 2013; US$ 34.95

    Donald L. Hollowell was Georgia’s chief civil rights attorney during the 1950s and 1960s. In this role he defended African American men accused or convicted of capital crimes in a racially hostile legal system, represented movement activists arrested for their civil rights work, and fought to undermine the laws that maintained state-sanctioned... more...