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  • Dollars and Sexby Marina Adshade

    Allen & Unwin 2013; US$ 20.70

    A big book on the economics of sex and love in the style of Freakonomics . more...

  • Resolving Social Dilemmasby Margaret Foddy; Michael Smithson; Sherry Schneider; Michael A. Hogg

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 115.00

    This book presents an accessible and state-of-the-art survey of current research on social dilemmas. A social dilemma arises when actions that are justifiable in terms of individual rationality (e.g. over-harvesting resources, or using private instead of public transportation) threaten the common good and in the long run the individual's own self-interest... more...

  • Close Relationshipsby Clyde A. Hendrick; Susan S. (Singer) Hendrick

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 69.00

    As Ellen Bercheid points out in her foreword to this volume, relationship science is a complex and ever expanding field. Much credit goes to editors Clyde Hendrick and Susan S. Hendrick for their scholarly dedication to the advancement of this multidisciplinary arena. This sourcebook demonstrates, yet again, their expertise and leadership as they... more...

  • The Hate Handbookby Martin Oppenheimer

    Lexington Books 2005; US$ 29.99

    In clear, conversational, and shockingly frank prose, Martin Oppenheimer explores the causes of hatred and bigotry.The Hate Handbook is a unique and brilliant effort by a well-known sociologist of social movements to communicate to all who are interested why it is that people hate and kill one another and, despite massive tragedy, why it is that they... more...

  • Identity, Morality, and Threatby Daniel Rothbart; Karina V. Korostelina

    Lexington Books 2006; US$ 49.99

    Identity, Morality, and Threat offers a critical examination of the social psychological processes that generate outgroup devaluation and ingroup glorification as the source of conflict. Daniel Rothbart and Karyna Korostelina bring together essays analyzing the causal relationship between escalating violence and opposing images of the Self and Other. more...

  • Managing Intensity and Play at Workby Niels Akerstrom Andersen

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2013; US$ 40.00

    What does it mean to organize when the only established premise is that everything is transient? How is it possible for an organization to manage expectations based on the expectation of the unexpected? In this thought-provoking book Niels Akerstrom Andersen uses a unique combination of deconstruction, systems theory and discourse theory to critically... more...

  • Personal Relationships Across the Lifespanby Patricia Noller; Judith Feeney; Candida Peterson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 49.95

    Personal Relationships Across the Lifespan presents a comprehensive and up-to-date account of the role of personal relationships in people's lives. Highlighting areas of special significance and research interest at each major life-stage, Patricia Noller, Judith A. Feeney and Candida Peterson, examine how close relationships develop over time and... more...

  • Der Tod der Gemeinschaftby Leander Scholz

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 70.00

    Spätestens seit der Lehre vom Naturzustand, die Thomas Hobbes auf so folgenreiche Weise ausgearbeitet hat, steht die Todesproblematik im Zentrum der politischen Philosophie. Denn unter der Bedingung einer geringeren Eindämmung durch Jenseitsfiktionen erscheint die Absolutheit des Todes nicht nur als eine angstbesetzte Bedrohung, sondern... more...

  • Reconciliation, Justice, and Coexistenceby Mohammed Abu-Nimer

    Lexington Books 2001; US$ 39.99

    Since the end of the Cold War several political agreements have been signed in attempts to resolve longstanding conflicts in such volatile regions as Northern Ireland, Israel-Palestine, South Africa, and Rwanda. This is the first comprehensive volume that examines reconciliation, justice, and coexistence in the post-settlement context from the levels... more...

  • Sociologies of Interactionby Alex Dennis; Rob Philburn; Greg Smith

    Wiley 2013; US$ 69.95

    Social interaction lies at the heart of our everyday experience. We make our way down the street and avoid crashing into others, take our place in the supermarket queue, take care in the way we talk about others in conversation, acknowledge the social status of people we meet, and enjoy leisurely pursuits in the company of friends and like-minded others.... more...