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Common Sense

by Thomas Paine

Common Sense is a pamphlet written by Thomas Paine. It was first published anonymously on January 10, 1776, at the beginning of the American Revolution. Common Sense was signed "Written by an Englishman", and...


Donald Trump: Made in the USA

by Jon Huer

The book explains how America’s consumer capitalism created a generation of mindless citizens, steeped in the ever-present rounds of entertainment and distraction, who found their leader in Donald Trump. Riding...


Rules for Resistance: Advice from Around the Globe for the Age of Trump

by David Cole & Melanie Wachtell Stinnett

PAPERBACK ORIGINAL An international cast of dissidents, journalists, and intellectuals tell Americans what to look out for and how to resist


Building Trust and Democracy

by Cynthia M. Horne

This volume explores the effects of transitional justice measures on trust-building and democratization across twelve countries in Central and Eastern Europe and parts of the Former Soviet Union over the period...


The Making of Black Lives Matter

by Christopher J. Lebron

Started in the wake of George Zimmerman's 2013 acquittal in the death of Trayvon Martin, the #BlackLivesMatter movement has become a powerful and uncompromising campaign demanding redress for the brutal and...


A Generation Abandoned: Why 'Whatever' Is Not Enough

by Peter D. Beaulieu

A Generation Abandoned explores the disruptive cultural events especially of the past half century as these have undermined the confidence of the young in themselves and in civil society, and finally in our...


The Mess We're In: Managing the Refugee Crisis

by Andrew Bennetts

Detailing the issues of the global refugee crisis is easy, finding a workable solution is not.

The global refugee crisis is not simple and must be thoroughly understood in order to find the best way forward....


The Mess We're In

by Andrew Bennetts

Detailing the issues of the global refugee crisis is easy, finding a workable solution is not.

The global refugee crisis is not simple and must be thoroughly understood in order to find the best way forward....


On Liberty and Its Enemies

by Timothy Fuller

This collection of nineteen of Kenneth Minogue's essays, written over a period of more than fifty years, celebrates the advent of modern liberty. They describe the conditions under which liberty and individuality...


Dalit Women: Vanguard of an Alternative Politics in India

by S. Anandhi & Karin Kapadia

Through its investigation of the underlying political economy of gender, caste and class in India, this book shows how changing historical geographies are shaping the subjectivities of Dalits across India in...


Memory Activism

by Yifat Gutman

Set in Israel in the first decade of the twenty-first century and based on long-term fieldwork, this rich ethnographic study offers an innovative analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It explores practices...


Development and Human Rights

by Joel E. Oestreich

In 2003, the United Nations adopted a common rights-based approach to development in their efforts to promote an international standard of human rights throughout the world. The approach emphasizes economic,...


Human Rights after Hitler: The Lost History of Prosecuting Axis War Crimes

by Dan Plesch & Benjamin B. Ferencz

Human Rights after Hitler reveals thousands of forgotten US and Allied war crimes prosecutions against Hitler and other Axis war criminals based on a popular movement for justice that stretched from Poland to...


Human Rights after Hitler

by Dan Plesch & Benjamin B. Ferencz

Human Rights after Hitler reveals thousands of forgotten US and Allied war crimes prosecutions against Hitler and other Axis war criminals based on a popular movement for justice that stretched from Poland to...


The New Human Rights Movement

by Peter Joseph

Society is broken. We can design our way to a better one.

In our interconnected world, self-interest and social-interest are rapidly becoming indistinguishable. If current negative trajectories remain, including...


Dismembered: Native Disenrollment and the Battle for Human Rights

by David E. Wilkins & Shelly Hulse Wilkins

While the number of federally recognized Native nations in the United States are increasing, the population figures for existing tribal nations are declining. This depopulation is not being perpetrated by the...


Bloody Sunday

by 50MINUTES.Com

Keen to learn but short on time? Get to grips with the events of Bloody Sunday in next to no time with this concise guide.

50Minutes.com provides a clear and engaging analysis of Bloody Sunday. In January 1972,...


The Effectiveness of the UN Human Rights System: Reform and the Judicialisation of Human Rights

by OBE, QC (Hon), Surya P. Subedi

The UN human rights agenda has reached the mature age of 70 years and many UN mechanisms created to implement this agenda are themselves in their middle-age, yet human rights violations are still a daily occurrence...


How the Gloves Came Off

by Elizabeth Grimm Arsenault

The treatment of detainees at Abu Ghraib prison, Guantánamo Bay, and far-flung CIA “black sites” after the attacks of 9/11 included cruelty that defied legal and normative prohibitions in U.S. and international...


Sexual Orientation and Rights

by Nicholas Bamforth

Debate about the rights of sexual minorities, whether individuals or members of same-sex couples, has become an important issue for legislatures and courts in many constitutional democracies. This volume collects...