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Citizenship

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  • Why We Can't Waitby Martin Luther King; Dorothy Cotton

    Beacon Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    Dr. King’s best-selling account of the civil rights movement in Birmingham during the spring and summer of 1963    On April 16, 1963, as the violent events of the Birmingham campaign unfolded in the city’s streets, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., composed a letter from his prison cell in response to local religious leaders’ criticism of the campaign.... more...

  • Freedom Ridersby Raymond Arsenault

    Oxford University Press 2011; US$ 10.99

    They were black and white, young and old, men and women. In the spring and summer of 1961, they put their lives on the line, riding buses throughout the American South to challenge segregation in interstate transport. Their story--one of the most celebrated episodes of the civil rights movement--is movingly told by acclaimed historian Raymond Arsenault... more...

  • Death of Innocenceby Mamie Till-Mobley; Christopher Benson; Jesse Jackson

    Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 11.65

    The mother of Emmett Till recounts the story of her life, her son’s tragic death, and the dawn of the civil rights movement—with a foreword by the Reverend Jesse L. Jackson, Sr. In August 1955, a fourteen-year-old African American, Emmett Till, was visiting family in Mississippi when he was kidnapped from his bed in the middle of the night by two... more...

  • The King Yearsby Taylor Branch

    Simon & Schuster 2013; US$ 12.99

    Taylor Branch, author of the acclaimed America in the King Years , introduces selections from the trilogy in clear context and gripping detail. The King Years delivers riveting tales of everyday heroes who achieved miracles in constructive purpose and yet poignantly fell short. Here is the full sweep of an era that still reverberates in national... more...

  • Kontext, Akteur und strategische Interaktionby Ulrich Druwe; Steffen Kühnel; Volker Kunz

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2013; US$ 42.57

    Im Mittelpunkt des Buches steht die Variation politische Handlungsweisen in Abhängigkeit gesellschaftlicher und politischer Strukturen. Der Band enthält Untersuchungen zu den Bedingungen und Wirkungen politischer Interaktion in unterschiedlichen, für die Entwicklung moderner Gesellschaften zentralen Handlungsbereichen. Fallstudien liefern Einblicke... more...

  • From Slavery to Citizenshipby Richard Ennals

    Wiley 2007; US$ 45.00 US$ 40.50

    Citizenship is not a spectator sport; it is all about engagement. From Slavery to Citizenship is part of a bigger picture - a development process which will enable us to gain more control over our own lives and to participate in decisions about the future direction of society and the organisations we are involved in. This book is unusual... more...

  • Democratic Innovationsby Graham Smith

    Cambridge University Press 2009; US$ 28.00

    This book examines democratic innovations from around the world, drawing lessons for the future development of both democratic theory and practice. more...

  • Pioneers of European Integrationby Ettore Recchi; Adrian Favell

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2009; US$ 40.00

    Based on an original survey of 5000 people moving to and from the EU's five largest countries, this book documents the demographic profile, migration choices, cultural adaptation, social mobility, political participation and media use of these pioneers of a transnational Europe. more...

  • In Defense of Our Americaby Anthony D. Romero; Dina Temple-Raston

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 12.79

    Executive Director of the ACLU Anthony D. Romero and award-winning journalist Dina Temple-Raston present stories of real Americans at the front lines of the fight for civil liberties at a time when our most basic rights are being challenged. From the story of "American Taliban" John Walker Lindh to the battle against the National Security Agency's... more...

  • Observations on the Real Rights of Women and Other Writingsby Hannah Mather Crocker; Constance J. Post

    UNP - Nebraska 2011; US$ 35.00

    Following in the path of her distinguished Puritan forebears, Hannah Mather Crocker used her skills as a writer primarily to persuade. Unlike those forebears, however, she did not begin her career as a published writer until well into middle age, after the death of her husband, Joseph Crocker, and after having raised ten children. The works collected... more...