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- World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 257.00
Along with the fast growing economy, the term “BRICs” was coined to represent the newly emerging countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China. The enhanced economy in these countries has largely improved people's life; at the same time, it has also strongly influenced the transformation of social structure, norms and values.... more...
- Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2013; US$ 14.01
Hauptbeschreibung Die soziale Schere öffnet sich immer weiter: In der Bundesrepublik Deutschland wächst die Armut am unteren Ende der Gesellschaft - am oberen Ende steigt der Reichtum. Bedeutet das das Ende der traditionellen Mittelschichtgesellschaft? Tatsächlich wird die Status-sicherung schwieriger: Soziale Ungleichheiten und Unsicherheiten verstärken... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95
The Ashgate Research Companion to Moral Panics offers a comprehensive assemblage of cutting-edge critical and theoretical perspectives on the concept of moral panic. All chapters represent original research by many of the most influential theorists and researchers now working in the area of moral panic, including Nachman Ben-Yehuda and Erich Goode,... more...
- Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00
Moral development is a powerful task of young adulthood, and attending to that development is a mandate expected of institutions of higher education. Liddell and Cooper offer a practical approach to understanding how moral learning occurs as well as the role of mentors and educators in facilitating that learning. Using Rest's Four Component Model--moral... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 17.25
Hauptbeschreibung Das NS-Regime schuf eine dynamische Ordnung der Ungleichheit, die jedem Einzelnen seinen gesellschaftlichen Platz zuwies. Aus dem Inhalt: Nicole Kramer/Armin Nolzen: Einleitung Gerhard Wolf: Auf dem Weg in eine "völkisch" und "rassisch" stratifizierte Gesellschaft: die Deutsche Volksliste im Wartheland Andrea Löw: Die Erfahrung... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 114.95
This anthology describes and analyzes the living conditions of marginalized persons in cities and neighborhoods across the globe and the consequential impact on their future social mobility. Chapters focus on key issues that include immigration, educational underachievement, urban renewal, public health, immigration, homelessness, environmental issues,... more...
- Temple University Press 2012; US$ 29.95
How do memoirists make their work interesting, daring, exciting, and unorthodox enough so that they attract an audience, yet not so heinous and scandalous that their readers are unable to empathize or identify with them? In Justifiable Conduct , renowned sociologist Erich Goode explores the different strategies memoirists use to "neutralize"... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 50.00
The establishment, maintenance, and enforcement of the rules of social behavior are of fundamental concern for sociologists. Deviance and Crime is a brand-new, full-color guide that examines the definition and violation of various types of codes of conduct, including laws, moral codes, and cultural norms of etiquette. This comprehensive resource offers... more...
- Infobase Publishing 2012; US$ 50.00
Despite the democratic and egalitarian ideals held by many in society, the unequal treatment of certain groups is a fact of social life. Stratification and Inequality explores the many ways in which inequality is structured within our society, along with the social mechanisms that support systems of inequality. Included in this discussion is stratification... more...