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- Springer 2013; US$ 139.00
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...
- 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 2000; 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$ 125.00
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...
- Springer 2005; US$ 39.95
Unser Kind hat Diabetes ? was nun? Wird bei einem Kind Diabetes diagnostiziert, ist in seinem Leben nichts mehr so, wie es vorher war. Die ersten Fragen, die sich Eltern stellen, wenn der Kinderarzt ihnen die Diagnose Diabetes mitteilt, sind meist: Wie wird unser Kind damit umgehen? Wie können wir ihm helfen? Was hat das für Folgen für unsere Familie?... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95
Nancy Fraser?s work provides a theory of justice from multiple perspectives which has created a powerful frame for the analysis of political, moral and pragmatic dilemmas in an era of global capitalism and cultural pluralism. It has been developed through dialogue with key contemporary thinkers, including an extended critical exchange with Axel Honneth... more...