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Citizenship

  • Soldier of Changeby Stephen Snyder-Hill

    Potomac Books Inc. 2014; US$ 22.95

    When "Don't Ask, Don't Tell," the official U.S. policy on gays serving in the military, was repealed in September 2011, soldier Stephen Snyder-Hill (then Captain Hill) was serving in Iraq. Having endured years of this policy, which passively encouraged a culture of fear and secrecy for gay soldiers, Snyder-Hill submitted a video to... more...

  • Children and Young People's Participation and Its Transformative Potentialby E. Kay M. Tisdall; Andressa M. Gadda; Udi Mandel Butler

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    Bringing together theories, ideas, insights and experiences of practitioners and researchers from Brazil, India, South Africa and the UK, this book explores children and young people's involvement in public action. The contributors consider the potential of children and young people's participation to be transformative. more...

  • Social Justice through Citizenship?by Aleksandra Lewicki

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Lewicki examines how current salient discourses of citizenship conceptualize democratic relations and frame the 'Muslim question' in Germany and Great Britain. Citizenship is understood not as a static or monolithic regime, but as being reproduced through competing discourses that can facilitate or inhibit the reduction of structural inequalities.... more...

  • Corporations Are Not Peopleby Jeffrey D. Clements; Bill Moyers

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 17.95

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Since the Supreme Court?s Citizens United ruling that the rights of things?money and corporations?matter more than the rights of people, America has faced a crisis of democracy. In this timely and thoroughly updated second edition, Jeff Clements describes the strange history of this bizarre ruling, its ongoing destructive... more...

  • Corporations Are Not Peopleby Jeffrey D. Clements; Bill Moyers

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2014; US$ 17.95

    NEW EDITION, REVISED AND UPDATED Since the Supreme Court?s Citizens United ruling that the rights of things?money and corporations?matter more than the rights of people, America has faced a crisis of democracy. In this timely and thoroughly updated second edition, Jeff Clements describes the strange history of this bizarre ruling, its ongoing destructive... more...

  • Nationality, Citizenship and Ethno-Cultural Belongingby Costica Dumbrava

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 95.00

    This book challenges mainstream arguments about the de-ethnicization of citizenship in Europe, offering a critical discussion of normative justifications for ethno-cultural citizenship and an original elaboration of principles of membership suitable for contemporary liberal democratic states. more...

  • Creating Citizenship Communitiesby Ian Davies; Vanita Sundaram; Gillian Hampden-Thompson; Maria Tsouroufli; George Bramley; Tony Breslin; Tony Thorpe

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    On the basis of a national research project undertaken in England, this volume explores how and why young people's engagement is so important globally in education and society, and looks at what teachers and students think about citizenship and community. The authors make recommendations to enhance understanding and the potential for engagement. more...

  • Miturhebergemeinschaft und Miturhebergesellschaftby Elena Blobel

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 107.58

    Die Arbeit setzt sich mit dem Zusammenspiel von Urheberrecht und dem Recht der Gesellschaft Bürgerlichen Rechts (GbR) am Beispiel der Miturhebergemeinschaft auseinander. Dabei geht es nicht nur um die Frage der analogen Anwendbarkeit dieser Vorschriften, sondern auch um die gesonderte Untersuchung der vertraglich entstehenden Miturhebergesellschaft,... more...

  • The Williamston Freedom Movementby Amanda Hilliard Smith

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 35.00

    During the summer of 1963 civil rights movements were taking place all over the South. In Northeastern North Carolina the struggle for freedom focused on Williamston, a small agricultural based town. The town's legacy of voting rights advocacy and a history of violence caught the attention of Martin Luther King, Jr., and his Southern Christian... more...

  • Citizenship between Empire and Nationby Frederick Cooper

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 45.00

    As the French public debates its present diversity and its colonial past, few remember that between 1946 and 1960 the inhabitants of French colonies possessed the rights of French citizens. Moreover, they did not have to conform to the French civil code that regulated marriage and inheritance. One could, in principle, be a citizen and different too.... more...