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Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Vintage)
Half the Sky: Turning Oppression Into Opportunity for Women Worldwide (Vintage)
by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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In this thought-provoking and profoundly inspiring book, Kristof and WuDunn reveal the cruel and maddening reality faced by women who experience violence and oppression. Half the Sky will stir feelings of admiration and discomfort, and hopefully sow the... (read more)

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Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control
Drone Warfare: Killing by Remote Control
by Medea Benjamin
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Drone Warfare is the first comprehensive analysis of one of the fastest growing—and most secretive—fronts in global conflict: the rise of robot warfare. In 2000, the Pentagon had fewer than fifty aerial drones; ten years later, it had... (read more)

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The Fierce Urgency of Now: Improvisation, Rights, and the Ethics of Cocreation (Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice)
The Fierce Urgency of Now: Improvisation, Rights, and the Ethics of Cocreation (Improvisation, Community, and Social Practice)
by Daniel Fischlin
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The Fierce Urgency of Now links musical improvisation to struggles for social change, focusing on the connections between the improvisation associated with jazz and the dynamics of human rights struggles and discourses. The authors acknowledge that at... (read more)

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Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy (Voice of Witness)
Invisible Hands: Voices from the Global Economy (Voice of Witness)
by Corinne (com) Goria
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The men and women in Invisible Hands reveal the human rights abuses occurring behind the scenes of the global economy. These narrators — including phone manufacturers in China, copper miners in Zambia, garment workers in Bangladesh, and farmers... (read more)

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A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power
A Call to Action: Women, Religion, Violence, and Power
by Jimmy Carter
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The world’s discrimination and violence against women and girls is the most serious, pervasive, and ignored violation of basic human rights: This is President Jimmy Carter’s call to action. President Carter was encouraged to write this book... (read more)

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We Shall Bear Witness: Life Narratives and Human Rights (Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography)
We Shall Bear Witness: Life Narratives and Human Rights (Wisconsin Studies in Autobiography)
by Meg Jensen
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An international array of human rights advocates, scholars, and survivor-writers examine the profound and complex impact of personal testimony about human rights abuses as expressed through autobiography, documentary film, report, oral history, blog, and... (read more)

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Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 #03: The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956: Volume 3: An Experiment in Literary Investigation
Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956 #03: The Gulag Archipelago, 1918-1956: Volume 3: An Experiment in Literary Investigation
by Aleksa Solzhenitsyn
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Volume 3 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's moving account of resistance within the Soviet labor camps and his own release after eight... (read more)

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Woman, Child For Sale the New Slave Trade in the 21st Century
Woman, Child For Sale the New Slave Trade in the 21st Century
by Gilbert King
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An in-depth look at the atrocities faced by the unfortunate victims of the modern slave trade here and abroad.... (read more)

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China: The Truth about It's Human Rights Record
China: The Truth about It's Human Rights Record
by Frank Ching
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At a time when the worlds attention is focused on China, Asia-based journalist, Frank Ching, presents an intelligent and informed perspective on that countrys human rights situation. China is one of the great nations of the world, containing roughly... (read more)

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The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History
The Last Utopia: Human Rights in History
by Samuel Moyn
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A Choice Outstanding Academic Title of... (read more)

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BDS: Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights
BDS: Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights
by Omar Barghouti
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“I have been to Palestine where Ive witnessed the racially segregated housing and the humiliation of Palestinians at military roadblocks. I cant help but remember the conditions we experienced in South Africa under apartheid. We could not have... (read more)

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Walking with the Comrades
Walking with the Comrades
by Arundhati Roy
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From the award-winning author of The God of Small Things comes a searing frontline exposé of brutal repression in India In her latest book, internationally renowned author Arundhati Roy draws on her unprecedented access to a little-known rebel... (read more)

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Gulag Archipelago : an Experiment in Literary Investigation, Volume 1 (07 Edition)
Gulag Archipelago : an Experiment in Literary Investigation, Volume 1 (07 Edition)
by Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn
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Volume 1 of the gripping epic masterpiece, Solzhenitsyn's chilling report of his arrest and interrogation, which exposed to the world the vast bureaucracy of secret police that haunted Soviet... (read more)

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The Gulag Archipelago, Volume 2: An Experiment in Literary Investigation, 1918-1956 (P.S.)
The Gulag Archipelago, Volume 2: An Experiment in Literary Investigation, 1918-1956 (P.S.)
by Aleksa Solzhenitsyn
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Volume 2 of the gripping epic masterpiece, The story of Solzhenitsyn's entrance into the Soviet prison camps, where he would remain for Nearly a... (read more)

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Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa (CBC Massey Lecture)
Race Against Time: Searching for Hope in AIDS-Ravaged Africa (CBC Massey Lecture)
by Stephen Lewis
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In 2000, the United Nations laid out a series of eight goals meant to guide humankind in the new century. Called the Millennium Development Goals, these targets are to be met by 2015 and are to lay the foundation for a prosperous future. In Race Against... (read more)

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Learning from Greensboro: Truth and Reconciliation in the United States (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)
Learning from Greensboro: Truth and Reconciliation in the United States (Pennsylvania Studies in Human Rights)
by Lisa Magarrell
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On November 3, 1979, in the Morningside neighborhood of Greensboro, North Carolina, a caravan of Ku Klux Klan and Nazi Party members arrived on the scene of an anti-Klan protest. After a scuffle, some of the Klan and Nazis opened fire on the mostly... (read more)

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Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan: Breakdown of a Hybrid Regime (Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center)
Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan: Breakdown of a Hybrid Regime (Studies of the Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center)
by Harukata Takenaka
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Failed Democratization in Prewar Japan presents a compelling case study on change in political regimes through its exploration of Japan's transition to democracy. Within a broad-ranging examination of Japan's "semi-democratic" political system from 1918... (read more)

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A Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples
A Legal Guide for Lesbian & Gay Couples
by Frederick Hertz
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Laws affecting LGBT couples are changing rapidly, and while it's an exciting time for all gay and lesbian partners, keeping up with the myriad ways the shifting legal landscape touches your family life can be daunting. Now more than ever, it's important... (read more)

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Evolution of International Human Rights (3RD 11 Edition)
Evolution of International Human Rights (3RD 11 Edition)
by Paul Gordon Lauren
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This widely acclaimed and highly regarded book, used extensively by students, scholars, policymakers, and activists, now appears in a new third edition. Focusing on the theme of visions seen by those who dreamed of what might be, Lauren explores the... (read more)

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The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956: An Experiment in Literary Investigation (P.S.)
The Gulag Archipelago 1918-1956: An Experiment in Literary Investigation (P.S.)
by Aleksa Solzhenitsyn
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Solzhenitsyn's gripping epic masterpiece, the searing record of four decades of Soviet terror and oppression, in one abridged volume, authorized by the... (read more)

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