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  • Riskby Matthias Beck; Beth Kewell

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 169.00

    Over a period of several centuries, the academic study of risk has evolved as a distinct body of thought, which continues to influence conceptual developments in fields such as economics, management, politics and sociology. However, few scholarly works have given a chronological account of cultural and intellectual trends relating to the understanding... more...

  • Biology and Freedomby S. A. Barnett

    Cambridge University Press 1989; US$ 80.00

    Combining the findings of biology with logic and humour, this 1989 book gives a lucid portrait of human nature. more...

  • The Yellow Book of Games and Energizersby Jayaraja Jayaraja; Erwin Tielemans

    Jessica Kingsley Publishers 2011; US$ 32.95

    The book is a collection of tried and tested games for use in workshops, youth groups and the classroom. With clear instructions, delightful illustrations and discussion ideas for every game, this book makes it easy to encourage everyone from age 6 to 86 to think for themselves, use their imagination, and interact positively with those around them. more...

  • The Risk Society and Beyondby Barbara Adam; Ulrich Beck; Joost Van Loon

    SAGE Publications 2000; US$ 67.00

    Offers an introduction to the main arguments in Risk Society and develops a range of critical discussions of Ulrich Beck's thought. more...

  • Passingby Brooke Kroeger

    PublicAffairs 2004; US$ 18.00

    Through the provocative stories of six contemporary "passers," and examples from history and literature, a renowned journalist illuminates passing as a strategy for bypassing prejudice and injustice more...

  • Contemporary Social Constructionismby Darin Weinberg

    Temple University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    In Contemporary Social Constructionism , Darin Weinberg provides a detailed, critical overview of the key themes of this school of thought, which explains how phenomena and ways of thinking develop in their social contexts. Weinberg traces the multiple roots of social constructionism, and shows how it has been used, critiqued, and refined within... more...

  • Animating Differenceby C. Richard King; Carmen R. Lugo-Lugo; Mary K. Bloodsworth-Lugo

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 18.99

    Animating Difference studies the way race, ethnicity, sexuality, and gender are portrayed in recent animated films from 1990 through the present. Ranging from Aladdin to Toy Story to Up, these popular films are key media through which children (and adults) learn about the world and how to behave. While racial and gender stereotypes may not be as obvious... more...

  • Pursuing Trayvon Martinby George Yancy; Janine Jones

    Lexington Books 2012; US$ 39.99

    Pursuing Trayvon Martin: Historical Contexts and Contemporary Manifestations of Racial Dynamics explores the historical implications of the fatal shooting of the unarmed black teen, Trayvon Martin, by George Zimmerman, in 2012. The book telescopes various themes that are important to a broad market, including race, masculinity, racial profiling,... more...

  • The Social Roots of Riskby Kathleen Tierney

    Stanford University Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    The first decade of the 21st century saw a remarkable number of large-scale disasters. Earthquakes in Haiti and Sumatra underscored the serious economic consequences that catastrophic events can have on developing countries, while 9/11 and Hurricane Katrina showed that first world nations remain vulnerable. The Social Roots of Risk argues against... more...

  • Embracing Riskby Tom Baker; Jonathan Simon

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 30.00

    For much of the twentieth century, industrialized nations addressed social problems, such as workers' compensation benefits and social welfare programs, in terms of spreading risk. But in recent years a new approach has emerged: using risk both as a way to conceive of and address social problems and as an incentive to reduce individual claims on collective... more...