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Critical Human Rights, Citizenship, and Democracy Education

Entanglements and Regenerations

by Michalinos Zembylas & André Keet

<p><em>Critical Human Rights, Citizenship, and Democracy Education</em> presents new scholarly research that views human rights, democracy and citizenship education as a critical project. Written by an international line-up of contributors ...

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Critical Literacy Initiatives for Civic Engagement

by Angela M. Cartwright & Emily K. Reeves

<p>Civics and citizenship focus on providing students with the disposition and tools to effectively engage with their government. Critical literacy is necessary for responsible citizenship in a world where the quantity of information overwhelms ...

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Cyber Justice

Human Rights and Good Governance for the Internet

by Anja Mihr

<p>This book introduces Cyber Justice as a viable approach for promoting good governance based on human rights norms in the internet. The author defines cyberspace as a borderless public space without common rules or government control ...

ISBN: 9783319600932

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Daisaku Ikeda and Dialogue for Peace

by Olivier Urbain

<p>The prominent Buddhist religious leader and advocate for peace, Daisaku Ikeda, has placed dialogue at the centre of his efforts towards securing global justice and conflict resolution. However, far from constituting abstract plans for the ...

ISBN: 9780857734136

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Damages for Violations of Human Rights

A Comparative Study of Domestic Legal Systems

by Ewa Baginska

<p>This volume analyses the legal grounds, premises and extent of pecuniary compensation for violations of human rights in national legal systems. The scope of comparison includes liability regimes in general and in detail, the correlation ...

ISBN: 9783319189505

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Dangerous Talk

Scandalous, Seditious, and Treasonable Speech in Pre-Modern England

by David Cressy

<p>Dangerous Talk examines the 'lewd, ungracious, detestable, opprobrious, and rebellious-sounding' speech of ordinary men and women who spoke scornfully of kings and queens. Eavesdropping on lost conversations, it reveals the expressions that ...

ISBN: 9780191609862

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Daring to Dream

A Handbook for Hope in the Time of Trump

by Angelo Bolotta

<p>Throughout human history, great and free nations have been built on noble dreams. Recently, in some once promising nations, dreams of betterment and possibility, have been effectively compromised. The current political landscape, featuring ...

ISBN: 9781771833424

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Darkness Now Visible

Patriarchy's Resurgence and Feminist Resistance

by Carol Gilligan & David A. J. Richards

<p>In the fall of 2016 those promoting patriarchal ideals saw their champion Donald Trump elected president of the United States and showed us how powerful patriarchy still is in American society and culture. Darkness Now Visible: Patriarchy's ...

ISBN: 9781108670586

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Data-Based Child Advocacy

Using Statistical Indicators to Improve the Lives of Children

by William P. O'Hare

<p>This book locates, organizes and summarizes information about the use of child indicators in an advocacy context. It provides a conceptual framework that allows readers to see a wide variety of work as part of a unified field. It provides a ...

ISBN: 9783319078304

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Dealing with Wars and Dictatorships

Legal Concepts and Categories in Action

by Guillaume Mouralis & Liora Israël

<p>Democratic ‘transitions’ in Latin America, Eastern Europe, and South Africa, often studied under the conceptual rubric of ‘transitional justice’, have involved the formation of public policies toward the past that are multifaceted and often ...

ISBN: 9789067049306

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Debating Rights Inflation in Canada

A Sociology of Human Rights

by Dominique Clément

<p>Human rights has become the dominant vernacular for framing social problems around the world. In this book, Dominique Clément presents a paradox in politics, law, and social practice: he argues that whereas framing grievances as human rights ...

ISBN: 9781771122764

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Decolonising International Law

Development, Economic Growth and the Politics of Universality

by Sundhya Pahuja

<p>The universal promise of contemporary international law has long inspired countries of the Global South to use it as an important field of contestation over global inequality. Taking three central examples, Sundhya Pahuja argues that this ...

ISBN: 9781139152754

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Deep Commitments

The Past, Present, and Future of Religious Liberty

by Trevor Burrus & David McDonald

<p>Throughout our history, Americans have been a highly religious people. Indeed, many of the original colonists came to the New World specifically to escape religious persecution. And though somewhat less devout than we once were, the United ...

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Defining Citizenship in Archaic Greece

by Alain Duplouy & Roger W. Brock

<p>Citizenship is a major feature of contemporary national and international politics, but rather than being a modern phenomenon it is in fact a legacy of ancient Greece. The concept of membership of a community and participation in its social ...

ISBN: 9780192549235

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Defying Convention

US Resistance to the UN Treaty on Women's Rights

by Lisa Baldez

<p>The Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination against Women (CEDAW) articulates what has now become a global norm. CEDAW establishes the moral, civic, and political equality of women; women's right to be free from ...

ISBN: 9781139986540

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Deliberation, Democracy, and Civic Forums

Improving Equality and Publicity

by Christopher F. Karpowitz & Chad Raphael

<p>Innovative forums that integrate citizen deliberation into policy making are revitalizing democracy in many places around the world. Yet controversy abounds over whether these forums ought to be seen as authentic sources of public opinion and

ISBN: 9781316120330

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Democracy and Truth

A Short History

by Sophia Rosenfeld

<p>&quot;Fake news,&quot; wild conspiracy theories, misleading claims, doctored photos, lies peddled as facts, facts dismissed as lies—citizens of democracies increasingly inhabit a public sphere teeming with competing claims and counterclaims, ...

ISBN: 9780812295856

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Democracy in America

by Tocqueville Alexis de

<p><strong>An Unabridged Explanation of America to Europeans and of Americans to themselves</strong></p> <p><em>“America is great because she is good. If America ceases to be good, America will cease to be great.”-Alexis de ...

ISBN: 9781681959016

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Democracy in Moderation

Montesquieu, Tocqueville, and Sustainable Liberalism

by Paul O. Carrese

<p>Democracy in Moderation views constitutional liberal democracy as grounded in a principle of avoiding extremes and striking the right balance among its defining principles of liberty, equality, religion, and sustainable order, thus tempering ...

ISBN: 9781316557617

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Democracy Incorporated

Managed Democracy and the Specter of Inverted Totalitarianism - New Edition

by Sheldon S. Wolin

<p>Democracy is struggling in America--by now this statement is almost cliché. But what if the country is no longer a democracy at all? In <em>Democracy Incorporated</em>, Sheldon Wolin considers the unthinkable: has America unwittingly morphed ...

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