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Citizenship

  • The Immigration and Nationality Act of 1965by Gabriel J. Chin; Rose Cuison Villazor

    Cambridge University Press 2015; US$ 100.00

    This is the first book on the landmark 1965 Immigration Act, which ended race-based immigration quotas and reshaped American demographics. more...

  • Children's Rightsby Mhairi Cowden

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 110.00

    Despite the existence of the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child there still exists a debate on whether children can really hold rights. This book presents a clear theory of children's rights by examining controversial case studies. The author presents a pathway to translating rights into practical social and political instruments for change.... more...

  • The Refusal of Workby David Frayne

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 29.95

    The Refusal of Work argues that the time has come to challenge the political and cultural centrality of paid work, taking its inspiration from a range of people who have already dared to live without jobs. more...

  • The Lhotsampa People of Bhutanby Venkat Pulla

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 95.00

    This book provides insight into one of the world's quietest human rights abuses. The story of the Lhotsampa people of Bhutan describes their journey of coping and resilience, incorporating qualitative research undertaken in the refugee camps in Nepal and resettlement areas in Australia and elsewhere in the world. more...

  • The Political Potential of Sortitionby Oliver Dowlen

    Andrews UK 2015; US$ 16.99

    The central feature of every true lottery is that all rational evaluation is deliberately excluded. Once this principle is grasped, the author argues, we can begin to understand exactly what benefits sortition can bring to the political community. The book includes a study of the use of sortition in ancient Athens and in late medieval and renaissance... more...

  • Israel and South Africaby Ilan Pappé

    Zed Books 2015; US$ 24.95

    Bringing together lawyers, journalists, policy makers and historians of both countries, Israel and South Africa assesses the parallels between the Zionist and apartheid regimes, as well as their implications for international law, activism and policy making. more...

  • African American Political Thought and American Cultureby Alex Zamalin

    Palgrave Macmillan 2015; US$ 105.00

    This book demonstrates how certain African American writers radically re-envisioned core American ideals in order to make them serviceable for racial justice. Each writer's unprecedented reconstruction of key American values has the potential to energize American citizenship today. more...

  • The Ecology of Lawby Fritjof Capra; Ugo Mattei

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95

    The Ecology of Law Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei argue that at the root of many of the environmental, economic, and social crises we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview. Capra, a bestselling author, physicist, and systems theorist, and Mattei, a distinguished legal scholar, explain how, by incorporating concepts from modern... more...

  • The Ecology of Lawby Fritjof Capra; Ugo Mattei

    Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2015; US$ 27.95

    The Ecology of Law Fritjof Capra and Ugo Mattei argue that at the root of many of the environmental, economic, and social crises we face today is a legal system based on an obsolete worldview. Capra, a bestselling author, physicist, and systems theorist, and Mattei, a distinguished legal scholar, explain how, by incorporating concepts from modern... more...

  • Dignity, Mental Health and Human Rightsby Professor Brendan Kelly

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 124.95

    This book explores the human rights consequences of recent and ongoing revisions of mental health legislation in England and Ireland. Presenting a critical discussion of the World Health Organization?s 'Checklist on Mental Health Legislation' from its Resource Book on Mental Health, Human Rights and Legislation, the author uses this checklist as a... more...