Civil rights & citizenship

    Politics of Gay Marriage in Latin America

    By Jordi Diez

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    Diez explores how and why Latin America has become a leader among nations in the passage of gay marriage legislation.

    Cambridge Companions to Literature

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    The Cambridge Companion to American Civil Rights Literature brings together leading scholars to examine the significant traditions, genres, and themes of civil rights literature. Accessible to undergraduates and academics alike, this Companion surveys the critical landscape of a rapidly growing field and lays the foundation for future studies.

    Darcus Howe: A Political Biography

    By Robin Bunce

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    This political and intellectual biography of Darcus Howe uses Howe's dramatic personal history as a lens through which to explore the British civil rights movement in the defining years of the 1970s and 80s.

    Paths Out of Dixie

    By Robert Mickey

    Hardback £42.06

    The transformation of the American South - from authoritarian to democratic rule - is the most important political development since World War II. This title illuminates this sea change by analyzing the democratization experiences of Georgia, Mississippi, and South Carolina.

    Paths Out of Dixie

    By Robert Mickey

    Paperback £20.46

    The transformation of the American South - from authoritarian to democratic rule - is the most important political development since World War II. This title illuminates this sea change by analyzing the democratization experiences of Georgia, Mississippi, and South Carolina.

    Affective Publics

    By Zizi Papacharissi

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    Digital technologies network us but it is our stories that connect us to each other, making us feel close to some and distancing us from others. Affective Publics explores how storytelling practices on Twitter facilitate affective engagement for publics tuning into a current issue or event by employing three case...

    Muslims are Coming!

    By Arun Kundnani

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    LGBT Activism and the Making of Europe: A Rainbow Europe?

    Hardback £63.66

    This book explores the alleged uniqueness of the European experience, and investigates its ties to a long history of LGBT and queer movements in the region. These movements, the book argues, were inspired by specific ideas about Europe, which they sought to realize on the ground through activism.

    Creating Citizenship Communities: Education, Young People and the Role of Schools

    By Tony Thorpe

    Hardback £60.96

    On the basis of a national research project undertaken in England, this volume explores how and why young people's engagement is so important globally in education and society, and looks at what teachers and students think about citizenship and community. The authors make recommendations to enhance understanding and the potential...

    After the Rebellion: Black Youth, Social Movement Activism, and the Post-Civil Rights Generation

    By Sekou M. Franklin

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    What happened to black youth in the post-civil rights generation? What kind of causes did they rally around and were they even rallying in the first place? This book looks at a variety of key civil rights groups across the country over the years to provide a view of black...

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