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Civil Rights

  • Geoffrey Robertson QC, acclaimed author of The Case of the Pope , presents a freshly updated version of his masterwork, Crimes Against Humanity In this fresh edition of the book that has inspired the global justice movement, Geoffrey Robertson QC explains why we must hold political and military leaders accountable for genocide, torture and mass...

    Publisher : Penguin Books Ltd
    published : 2006
  • Contents include a selected bibliography and an editor's Introduction broken into two sections. The first section provides a brief sketch of the historical, social, and biographical context in which Mill wrote and the second traces the central line of argument in the text to aid in the comprehension of the essay's structure, method, and major...

    Publisher : Hackett Publishing Company, Inc.
    published : 1978
  • The riveting memoirs of the outstanding moral and political leader of our time, Long Walk to Freedom brilliantly re-creates the drama of the experiences that helped shape Nelson Mandela's destiny. Emotive, compelling and uplifting, Nelson Mandela became the democratically elected, first black president of the republic of South Africa on 27 April...

    Publisher : Little, Brown Book Group
    published : 2013
  • An electrifying story of the sensational murder trial that divided a city and ignited the civil rights struggle In 1925, Detroit was a smoky swirl of jazz and speakeasies, assembly lines and fistfights. The advent of automobiles had brought workers from around the globe to compete for manufacturing jobs, and tensions often flared with the KKK in...

    Publisher : Henry Holt and Co.
    published : 2007
  • 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...

    Publisher : Random House Publishing Group
    published : 2011
  • Despite claims about globalization, we see increasing surveillance, tightened restrictions and growing punitive regimes at international borders. This critical collection examines processes of racialization in relation to border regulations and restrictions. It analyses border controls, racism, and representations of race, within multinational contexts...

    Publisher : Algora Publishing
    published : 2010
  • Straight Talk From the Firebrand Libertarian Who Struck a Chord Across America Larry Elder tells truths this nation's public figures are afraid to address. In The Ten Things You Can't Say in America , he turns conventional "wisdom" on its head and backs up his commonsense philosophy with cold, hard facts many ignore. Elder says what no one else...

    Publisher : St. Martin's Press
    published : 2001
  • Does the Labour Government's commitment to Freedom of Information mean the end of excessive secrecy in the UK? Why has Britain finally decided to join the many other countries that enjoy a 'right to know'? This book places the current UK debate over open government in its political context. Robertson argues that just as secrecy reflected the interests...

    Publisher : Palgrave Macmillan
    published : 1999
  • What We've Lost addresses the fragile state of U.S. democracy with a critical review of the Bush administration by one of our leading magazine editors, Graydon Carter. Carter has expressed his deep dissatisfaction with the current state of the nation in his monthly editor's letters in Vanity Fair-- which have aroused widespread comment--and now...

    Publisher : Farrar, Straus and Giroux
    published : 2004
  • Most contemporary political philosophers take justice?rather than legitimacy?to be the fundamental virtue of political institutions vis--vis the challenges of ethical diversity. Justice-driven theorists are primarily concerned with finding mutually acceptable terms to arbitrate the claims of conflicting individuals and groups. Legitimacy-driven theorists,...

    Publisher : Taylor and Francis
    published : 2013