The Hate U Give
Score: 4.5
From 3,448 Ratings

The Hate U Give


  • Author: Angie Thomas
  • Release Date : 2017-02-28
  • Genre: Culture, Places & People
  • File Size: 5688702 Bytes


8 starred reviews ∙ Goodreads Choice Awards Best of the Best  ∙  William C. Morris Award Winner ∙ National Book Award Longlist ∙ Printz Honor Book ∙ Coretta Scott King Honor Book ∙ #1 New York Times Bestseller!"Absolutely riveting!" —Jason Reynolds"Stunning." —John Green"This story is necessary. This story is important." —Kirkus (starred review)"Heartbreakingly topical." —Publishers Weekly (starred review)"A marvel of verisimilitude." —Booklist (starred review)"A powerful, in-your-face novel." —Horn Book (starred review)Sixteen-year-old Starr Carter moves between two worlds: the poor neighborhood where she lives and the fancy suburban prep school she attends. The uneasy balance between these worlds is shattered ...

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
Score: 4.5
From 723 Ratings

The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian


  • Author: Sherman Alexie
  • Release Date : 2012-01-10
  • Genre: Coming of Age
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Bestselling author Sherman Alexie tells the story of Junior, a budding cartoonist growing up on the Spokane Indian Reservation. Determined to take his future into his own hands, Junior leaves his troubled school on the rez to attend an all-white farm town high school where the only other Indian is the school mascot. Heartbreaking, funny, and beautifully written, The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian, which is based on the author's own experiences, coupled with poignant drawings by Ellen Forney that reflect the character's art, chronicles the contemporary adolescence of one Native American boy as he attempts to break away from the life he was destined to live. With a forward by Markus Zusak, interviews with Sherman Alexie and Ellen Forney,...

Democracy

Democracy


  • Author : José Nun
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release Date : 2003
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0742520404


Democracy Book Description :

In this accessible and engaging book, Josz Nun provides a comprehensive analysis of the theory and practice of democracy from ancient Greece to contemporary Latin America. The author's authoritative historical and comparative discussion of democracy is combined with his own evaluation of the conditions and possibilities for the development of genuinely democratic societies in our time throughout the world. All readers will benefit from Nun's insightful distinction between two visions of democracy-government of the people or government of the politicians-and their profound consequences. Visit our website for sample chapters!...

Of The People  By The People

Of The People By The People


  • Author : Roger Osborne
  • Publisher : Random House
  • Release Date : 2011-11-17
  • Genre: History
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781446442814


Of The People By The People Book Description :

'Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those other forms that have been tried from time to time.' Churchill had more reason than most to rue the power of democracy, having been thrown out of office after leading Britain to victory in 1945. Democracy, when viewed from above, has always been a fickle master; from below it is a powerful but fragile friend. Most books on democracy focus on political theory and analysis, in a futile attempt to define democracy. Of The People, By The People takes the opposite approach, telling the stories of the different democracies that have come into existence during the past two and half millennia. From Athens to Rhaetia, Jamestown to Delhi, and Putney to Pretoria, the book shows how democratic syst...

A People s History of the United States

A People s History of the United States


  • Author : Howard Zinn
  • Publisher : Aristotext
  • Release Date : 1996
  • Genre: United States
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 :


A People s History of the United States Book Description :

In this Second Edition of this radical social history of America from Columbus to the present, Howard Zinn includes substantial coverage of the Carter, Reagan and Bush years and an Afterword on the Clinton presidency. Its commitment and vigorous style mean it will be compelling reading for under-graduate and post-graduate students and scholars in American social history and American studies, as well as the general reader....

The Voice of the People

The Voice of the People


  • Author : James S. Fishkin
  • Publisher : Yale University Press
  • Release Date : 1997
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0300072554


The Voice of the People Book Description :

Philosopher and political scientist James Fishkin evaluates modern democratic practices, explains how the voice of the people has struggled to make itself heard in the past and combines a review of ideas and experiments--including his own idea for a National Issues Convention that was adapted by PBS in January 1996--to legitimately rediscover the people's voice....

Will of the People

Will of the People


  • Author : Raul S. Manglapus
  • Publisher : Praeger
  • Release Date : 1987
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : UOM:39015014644762


Will of the People Book Description :

This timely and fascinating historical study of democracy in non-Western societies will increase the reader's appreciation of the continued struggle for democratic change and independence that still occurs in many countries all over the world. Clearly written and extremely readable, this book provides a scholarly perspective on democracy and despotism, explores events and ideologies in various non-Western areas such as India, Africa, Mesopotamia, Korea, and Japan, and it offers some new and important thoughts in recent developments around the world....

The Power of the People

The Power of the People


  • Author : Sean M. Theriault
  • Publisher : Ohio State University Press
  • Release Date : 2005
  • Genre: Political Science
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9780814209929


The Power of the People Book Description :

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Democracy as the Political Empowerment of the People

Democracy as the Political Empowerment of the People


  • Author : Majid Behrouzi
  • Publisher : Lexington Books
  • Release Date : 2006-09-29
  • Genre: Philosophy
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 0739118102


Democracy as the Political Empowerment of the People Book Description :

This book, along with its companion volume, Democracy as the Political Empowerment of the Citizen, relates the democratic potential of the latest electronic technologies to the idea of direct-participatory democracy. Taking a critical look at the past and present theories of democracy, this volume clarifies the original meaning of the idea of democracy and explains the distortions it has suffered throughout its long history....