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Hate Crimes in Cyberspace

Danielle Keats Citron · Harvard University Press
Format: Hardcover

Most Internet users are familiar with trolling -- aggressive, foul-mouthed posts designed to elicit angry responses in a site's comments. Less familiar but far more serious is the way some use networked technologies to target real people, subjecting them, by name and address, to vicious,...
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The New Minority: White Working Class Politics in an Age of Immigration and Inequality

Justin Gest · Oxford University Press
Pages: 249
Format: Print book

It wasn't so long ago that the white working class occupied the middle of British and American societies. But today members of the same demographic, feeling silenced and ignored by mainstream parties, have moved to the political margins. In the United States and the United Kingdom,...
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Disqualifying the High Court: Supreme Court Recusal and the Constitution

Louis J Virelli, III · University Press of Kansas
Pages: 275
Format: Hardcover

Since at least the time of Justinian - under statutes, codes of judicial ethics, and the common law - judges have been expected to recuse themselves from cases in which they might have a stake. The same holds true for the justices of the US Supreme Court. For instance, there were calls...
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Behold a Pale Farce: Cyberwar, Threat Inflation, & the Malware Industrial Complex

Bill Blunden · Trine Day
Format: Book

This book presents a data-driven message that exposes the cyberwar media campaign being directed by the Pentagon and its patronage networks. By demonstrating that the American public is being coerced by a threat that has been blown out of proportion—much like the run-up to the Gulf War or the global...
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The Future Is History: How Totalitarianism Reclaimed Russia

MASHA GESSEN · Riverhead Books
Pages: 515
Format: Hardcover

WINNER OF THE 2017 NATIONAL BOOK AWARD IN NONFICTIONThe essential journalist and bestselling biographer of Vladimir Putin reveals how, in the space of a generation, Russia surrendered to a more virulent and invincible new strain of autocracy. Hailed for her "fearless indictment of the most...
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Library Services for Adults in the 21st Century

Elsie Okobi · Libraries Unlimited
Pages: 300
Format: Paperback

Public librarians are directly responsible for providing a large proportion of the American population with access to the Internet and guidance in obtaining important government information. Effectively servicing today's adult library users is already a pressing need, and will only...
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Palestine: The Reality: The Inside Story of the Balfour Declaration

J M N Jeffries · Olive Branch Pr
Pages: 758
Format: Paperback

A comprehensive history and analysis of the Balfour Declaration of 1917, published in the run up to its 100th anniversary.First published by Longman Green, London, this book had a short life; the entire stock and the publisher's premises were destroyed by the German blitz in 1941. The Balfour...
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Small Business and the City: The Transformative Potential of Small Scale Entrepreneurship

Andre Isakov · University of Toronto Press, Scholarly Publishing Division
Format: Article

In Small Business and the City, Rafael Gomez, Andre Isakov, and Matt Semansky highlight the power of small-scale entrepreneurship to transform local neighbourhoods and the cities they inhabit. Studying the factors which enable small businesses to survive and thrive, they highlight the success...
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Antifa: The Anti-Fascist Handbook

MARK BRAY · Melville House
Pages: 288
Format: Paperback

As long as there has been fascism, there has been anti-fascism - also known as "antifa." Born out of resistance to Mussolini and Hitler in Europe during the 1920s and '30s, the antifa movement has suddenly burst into the headlines amidst opposition to the Trump administration...
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Overcoming Disparity: Latino Young Men and Boys

Frank Acosta · Arte Publico Pr
Pages: 168
Format: Paperback

Research clearly demonstrates that poverty, discrimination and related disparities such as educational attainment lead to diminished life chances for young men and boys of color. This in turn brings about an increased likelihood of at-risk behaviors, including gang involvement, violence...
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Dancing with the Devil: The Perils of Engaging Rogue Regimes

Michael Rubin · Encounter Books
Format: Print book

The world has seldom been as dangerous as it is now. Rogue regimes—governments and groups that eschew diplomatic normality, sponsor terrorism, and proliferate nuclear weapons—threaten the United States around the globe. Because sanctions and military action are so costly, the American...
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Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency

ANONYMOUS. · Penguin Press
Pages: 288
Format: Hardcover

From the reporter who was there at the very beginning comes the revealing inside story of the partnership between Steve Bannon and Donald Trump - the key to understanding the rise of the alt-right, the fall of Hillary Clinton, and the hidden forces that drove the greatest upset in American...
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Locking Up Our Own: Crime and Punishment in Black America

James Jr Forman · Farrar
Pages: 320
Format: Print book

In recent years, America's criminal justice system has become the subject of an increasingly urgent debate. Critics have assailed the rise of mass incarceration, emphasizing its disproportionate impact on people of color. As James Forman, Jr., points out, however, the war on crime that...
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It Happens at Comic-Con: Ethnographic Essays on a Pop Culture Phenomenon

Ben Bolling · McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers,
Pages: 206
Format: Print book

This collection of 13 new essays employs ethnographic methods to investigate San Diego's Comic-Con International, the largest annual celebration of the popular arts in North America. Working from a common grounding in fan studies, these individual explorations examine a range of cultural...
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The Health of Newcomers: Immigration, Health Policy, and the Case for Global Solidarity

Patricia M L Illingworth · NYU Press
Pages: 295
Format: Hardcover

Immigration and health care are hotly debated and contentious issues. Policies that relate to both issues - to the health of newcomers - often reflect misimpressions about immigrants, and their impact on health care systems. Despite the fact that immigrants are typically younger and healthier...
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