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What does it mean today to be a democratic citizen? This book provides a rich conception of how an individual might become open to a more admirable style of public engagement. The book is intended for researchers, graduate students and advanced undergraduates in political science, sociology and philosophy.
By Jeff Sparrow
Film star. Icon. Agitator. Martyr. Paul Robeson was a brilliant student and champion athlete who abandoned a career in law to find worldwide fame as a performer and activist. He was undoubtedly the most famous African American of his time - before losing everything for the sake of his principles....
A leading legal scholar explores how the constitutional right to seek justice has been restricted by the Supreme Court
Focusing on the protection of rights in the UK, this book establishes a framework for interactions to better protect rights, facilitate deliberation, engage citizens, and provide for checks and balances. It further evaluates how well these values are achieved in the UK constitution now, and in light of a British...
In liberal democracies committed to tolerating diversity as well as disagreement, the loss of civility in the public sphere seems critical. But is civility really a virtue, or a demand for conformity that silences dissent? Teresa Bejan looks at early modern debates about religious toleration for answers about what a...
The first modern biography of one of the nineteenth century's most prominent radical activists, written by an acclaimed senior feminist historian.
This major international text introduces the key themes, issues and theoretical approaches in the field. A central concern is to put the politics back into the study of communication by posing key critical questions about power and ideology: what is being communicated, by whom, how, in whose interests, and with...
With race and the police once more burning issues, this classic work from one of America's giants of black radicalism has lost none of its prescience or power