Lewis R. Gordon is Professor of Philosophy, Africana Studies, and Judaic Studies at UConn and Europhilosophy Visiting Chair, Toulouse University, France. He will be the Nelson Mandela Distinguished Visiting Professor at Rhodes University in South Africa for 2014-2016. His publications include Her Majesty's Other Children (Rowman and Littlefield, 1997) which won the Gustavus Myer's Award for Outstanding Book on Human Rights.Michele Micheletti is the Lars Hierta Professor of Political Science at Stockholm University in Sweden. She has published on corporatism, civil society and democracy, democratic auditing, multiculturalism, political consumerism, and sustainable citizenship. Her publications include Political Virtue and Shopping: Individuals, Consumerism, and Collective Action (2003) and the co-edited Politics, Products, and Markets Exploring Political Consumerism Past and Present (2006).