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Paths Out of Dixie: The Democratization of Authoritarian Enclaves in America's Deep South, 1944-1972Princeton University Press 2015; US$ 35.00
The transformation of the American South--from authoritarian to democratic rule--is the most important political development since World War II. It has re-sorted voters into parties, remapped presidential elections, and helped polarize Congress. Most important, it is the final step in America's democratization. Paths Out of Dixie illuminates this... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00
Drawing on diverse theoretical perspectives, this book examines questions of youth citizenship and participation by exploring their meanings in policy, practice and youth experience. It examines young people's participation in non-government and youth-led organisations, and asks what can be done to bridge the democratic disconnect. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
This book uses the concept of political conflict to examine the effects of globalization on tobacco control policies. Analyzing a range of challenges to policies enacted by Australia, Canada, the United States, the European Union and Uruguay, the book examines how the global trading system has narrowed the scope of conflicts over tobacco control.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99
Most people believe that the right to privacy is inherently at odds with the right to free speech. Courts all over the world have struggled with how to reconcile the problems of media gossip with our commitment to free and open public debate for over a century. The rise of the Internet has made this problem more urgent. We live in an age of corporate... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 19.99
In the rotunda of the nation's Capital a statue pays homage to three famous nineteenth-century American women suffragists: Elizabeth Cady Stanton, Susan B. Anthony, and Lucretia Mott. "Historically," the inscription beneath the marble statue notes, "these three stand unique and peerless." In fact, the statue has a glaring omission:... more...
- Edward Elgar Publishing 2014; US$ 60.00
This Handbook uniquely collates the results of several decades of academic research in these two important fields. The expert contributions successively address the different forms of political citizenship and current approaches and recent developments in social movement studies. Salient social movements in recent history are explored in depth, covering... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
This book provides the reader with a ground-breaking understanding of disability and social movements. By describing how disability is philosophically, historically, and theoretically positioned, Carling-Jenkins is able to then examine disability relationally through an evaluation of the contributions of groups engaged in similar human rights struggles.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 21.99
Many of the best and brightest citizens of developing countries choose to emigrate to wealthier societies, taking their skills and educations with them. What do these people owe to their societies of origin? May developing societies legitimately demand that their citizens use their skills to improve life for their fellow citizens? Are these societies... more...
- University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 24.95
In the 1970s the womens movement created tremendous changes in the lives of women throughout the United States. Millions of women participated in a movement that fundamentally altered the countrys ideas about how women could and should contribute to American society. Revolutionizing Expectations tells the story of some of those women, many... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
The European Union clearly matters for Civil Society Organizations (CSOs). EU officials and European political entrepreneurs has been crucial in the promotion of funding and access opportunities, but they have been proven to have little capacity to use CSOs for their own purposes. more...