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- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 25.99
Justice, equality, and righteousness& mdash;these are some of our greatest moral convictions. Yet in times of social conflict, morals can become rigid, making religious war, ethnic cleansing, and political purges possible. Morality, therefore, can be viewed as pathology-a rhetorical, psychological, and social tool that is used and abused as a weapon.... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
This major book explores commons, lands and rights of usage in common, traditional and customary practices, and the cultural nature of landscapes. Importantly, it addresses now critical matters of cultural severance and largely unrecognized impacts on biodiversity and human societies, and implications for conservation, sustainability,... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2009; US$ 31.25
Hauptbeschreibung Die Sozialversicherung und die übrigen Bereiche des Sozialrechts bilden eine solide Basis für die soziale Existenz jeden Bürgers. Das Sozialgesetzbuch regelt in seinen 12 Büchern den weitaus größten Teil des Sozialrechts. Die systematische Gliederung dieses Werkes orientiert sich deshalb auch am Aufbau des SGB. Aber das eBook berücksichtigt... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 52.95
This text argues, from a liberal perspective, for a radical re- interpretation of existing ideas concerning social justice. Since the 1980s there has been debate between liberals and their critics, Concerning The Use Of Impartiality As A Notion On Which To Base Social theories of justice. In introducing an impartial standard of the right, the implications... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 65.95
This collection of essays explores the history of control by looking at a variety of cultural forms, practices, and beliefs. These ideas are examined critically, not only in the light of the possibilities which control technologies seem to offer for resolving human problems, but also the contradictory moral, political, and economic consequences they... more...
- BRILL 2003; US$ 112.00
The proceedings of the Institute's July 2001 international congress in Krakow, Poland, reflect an interest in reviving morality and ethics to combat the decadent social philosophies of postmodernism and deconstructionism. The 21 papers discuss the moral fabric in contemporary societies, trust in contemporary societies, eastern Europe after Communis more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 130.00
The themes 'trust', 'risk ' and 'uncertainty' seem especially pertinent in the context of the post-9/11 world. This book brings together a range of new research with a focus on the 'risk society' debate and on the themes of 'trust', 'uncertainty' and 'ambivalence'. Where much of the work within these crucial debates in the social sciences has been... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.95
When did we lose our right to be lazy, unhealthy, and politically incorrect? Move over Big Brother! An insidious new group has inserted itself into American politics. They are the nannies?not the stroller-pushing set but an invasive band of do-gooders who are subtly and steadily stripping us of our liberties, robbing us of the inalienable right to... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95
This volume considers previously separate bodies of research on social justice, social equality, and social development. Eminent scholars from a variety of disciplines discuss the latest research to help us understand the relation between social inequalities and social development. In so doing, the book documents the powerful ways that social inequalities... more...