Basic Equality and Discrimination: Reconciling Theory and Law
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Basic Equality and Discrimination: Reconciling Theory and Law

'The idea of Equality, Nicholas Smith observes in his insightful new book, Basic Equality and Discrimination, Reconciling Theory and Law, is both concrete and ambiguous at the same time... Smith carefully analyses the justifications and affects in the most philosophically and jurisprudentially problematic areas of public policy and law... The pragmatic, empirical and balanced nature of Smith s thought is evident throughout the book -...

We the People (Full Twelfth Edition)
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We the People (Full Twelfth Edition)

Politics is relevant and participation matters―now more than ever With fresh insight from new co-author Andrea Campbell, We the People, Twelfth Edition, once again sets the standard for showing students how government impacts their lives and why it matters who participates. Campbell relates true, personal stories of how government affects ordinary citizens. This focus is reinforced by the book’s signature “Who Are Americans?” and “Wh...

Discourses of Brexit
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Discourses of Brexit

"Addressing a wide range of data and methods, Discourses of Brexit decodes the political, social and discursive strategies that shaped the 'No' vote on the British EU referendum … a valuable contribution to both political science and discourse studies."

Bad News From Israel
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Bad News From Israel

This excellent book is an expanded and updated edition of Bad news from Israel, published in 2004. The authors ask that the media give an accurate account of the perspectives of both sides to the conflict. Presently, both BBC and ITV tend to present the Israeli version of events as fact, while the Palestinians have only `claims' or `beliefs'. The Israelis are swift to supply the media with clear consistent accounts. They blame the Pa...

Destandardisierung, Differenzierung, Individualisierung: Westdeutsche Lebensläufe im Wandel
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Destandardisierung, Differenzierung, Individualisierung: Westdeutsche Lebensläufe im Wandel

Destandardisierung, Differenzierung, Individualisierung – dies sind drei wichtige der zahlreichen Diagnosen, die beschreiben sollen, wie sich die Lebensläufe von Männern und Frauen in den letzten Jahrzehnten verändert haben. Simone Scherger nimmt diese drei Stichworte auf und untersucht ihren theoretischen und empirischen Gehalt. Auf der Grundlage einer Diskussion der Begriffe und ihrer theoretischen Implikationen nimmt sie mittels d...

African Identities: Race, Nation and Culture in Ethnography, Pan-Africanism and Black Literatures
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African Identities: Race, Nation and Culture in Ethnography, Pan-Africanism and Black Literatures

This fascinating and well researched study explores the meaning generated by `Africa' and `Blackness' throughout the century. Using literary texts, autobiography, ethnography, and historical documents, African Identities discusses how ideas of Africa as an origin, as a cultural whole, or as a complicated political problematic, emerge as signifiers for analysis of modernity, nationhood and racial difference. Kanneh provides detailed r...

The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies
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The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies

"An array of LGBTQ issues― marriage equality, housing equality, family, employment, crime, health, and more―are discussed. This diversity leads to a strong overall picture… The research compiled in The SAGE Encyclopedia of LGBTQ Studies is invaluable to supporting key political and legislative decisions… This book is an excellent introductory resource for LGBTQ studies at the undergraduate level, and is also nuanced enough for gradua...

Victims of Progress (6th edition)
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Victims of Progress (6th edition)

Victims of Progress, now in its sixth edition, offers a compelling account of how technology and development affect indigenous peoples throughout the world. Bodley’s expansive look at the struggle between small-scale indigenous societies, and the colonists and corporate developers who have infringed their territories reaches from 1800 into today. He examines major issues of intervention such as social engineering, economic developmen...

Virtue Transformed: Political Argument in England, 1688-1740
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Virtue Transformed: Political Argument in England, 1688-1740

This book offers a detailed study of political argument in early eighteenth-century England, a time in which the politics of virtue were vigorously pursued - and just as vigorously challenged. In tracing the emergence of a privately orientated conception of civic virtue from the period's public discourse, this book not only challenges the received notions of the fortunes of virtue in the early modern era but provides a promising crit...