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Citizenship

  • Citizenship in Transnational Perspectiveby Jatinder Mann

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 115.74

    This edited collection explores citizenship in a transnational perspective, with a focus on Australia, Canada, and New Zealand. It adopts a multi-disciplinary approach and offers historical, legal, political, and sociological perspectives. The two overarching themes of the book are ethnicity and Indigeneity. The contributions in the collection come... more...

  • The Citizenby Andrew Brown; John Griffiths

    Massey University Press 2017; US$ 12.49

    Across the globe, citizens are flexing their muscles, but they are also battling oppression and discrimination. What can history tell us about the state’s duty to its citizens? As always, a good deal. This bold and timely new book brings political theorists and historians together to examine the role of, and need for, a critical, global and active... more...

  • Top-down Community Building and the Politics of Inclusionby Fenneke Wekker

    Springer International Publishing 2017; US$ 50.31

    This book explores mechanisms of inclusion and exclusion involved in practices of community building through an ethnographic study of a neighborhood restaurant in Amsterdam. It presents important insights into the advantages and empowering effects of professional, top down community building in a disadvantaged neighborhood, as well as its tensions... more...

  • I Am Not Your Negroby James Baldwin; Raoul Peck

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 14.09

    The New York Times bestseller based on the Oscar nominated documentary film In June 1979, the writer and civil rights activist James Baldwin embarked on a project to tell the story of America through the lives of three of his murdered friends: Medgar Evers, Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr. He died before it could be completed. In his documentary... more...

  • Character Buildingby Booker T. Washington

    Dancing Unicorn Books 2017; US$ 1.99

    In Character Building are thirty seven addresses that Booker T. Washington gave before students, faculty, and guests at the Tuskegee Institute. These addresses take the form of timeless advice on a number of subjects. Very motivational and uplifting. Washington was constantly, and often bitterly, criticized by his contemporaries for being too conciliatory... more...

  • One Nation Undecidedby Peter H. Schuck

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    A unique primer on how to think intelligently about the thorniest public issues confronting us today Let's be honest, we've all expressed opinions about difficult hot-button issues without always thinking them through. With so much media spin, political polarization, and mistrust of institutions, it's hard to know how to think about these tough... more...

  • Read My Lipsby Vanessa S. Williamson

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 27.25

    A surprising and revealing look at what Americans really believe about taxes Conventional wisdom holds that Americans hate taxes. But the conventional wisdom is wrong. Bringing together national survey data with in-depth interviews, Read My Lips presents a surprising picture of tax attitudes in the United States. Vanessa Williamson demonstrates... more...

  • Ética para la función públicaby Francisco Merino Amand

    Editorial UPC 2017; US$ 18.00

    ¿Será posible conciliar ética y función pública? ¿Es posible que las decisiones y acciones de quienes trabajan en el Estado se orienten al servicio a los ciudadanos? Este libro, dividido en cuatro partes, pone en discusión una propuesta de fundamentación para una ética de la función pública. Se trata de una ética aplicada que comprende al conjunto... more...

  • American Crucibleby Gary Gerstle

    Princeton University Press 2017; US$ 27.95 US$ 25.43

    This sweeping history of twentieth-century America follows the changing and often conflicting ideas about the fundamental nature of American society: Is the United States a social melting pot, as our civic creed warrants, or is full citizenship somehow reserved for those who are white and of the "right" ancestry? Gary Gerstle traces the forces of... more...

  • Why I Marchby Abrams Books

    Abrams 2017; US$ 14.95

    On January 21, 2017, five million people in 82 countries and on all seven continents stood up with one voice. The Women’s March began with one cause, women’s rights, but quickly became a movement around the many issues that were hotly debated during the 2016 U.S. presidential race—immigration, health care, environmental protections, LGBTQ rights,... more...