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'This extraordinary book is the roadmap for a new kind of effective activism' - Brian Eno `This book is for people who are angry with the ways things are and want to do something about it; for people who are frustrated with the system, or worried about the direction the...
This book examines the ways in which political authority is defined and created by the rights of community membership and access to resources. It uses extensive fieldwork to provide a nuanced assessment of political states commonly viewed as fragile or failed.
By Kat Gupta
Focussing on The Times, this monograph uses corpus linguistics to examine how suffrage campaigners' different ideologies were conflated in the newspaper over a crucial time period for the movement - 1908 to 1914, leading up to the Representation of the People Act in 1918. Looking particularly at representations of suffrage...
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...
The first modern biography of one of the nineteenth century's most prominent radical activists, written by an acclaimed senior feminist historian.