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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 46.95
Some people are worse off than others. Does this fact give rise to moral concern? Egalitarianism claims that it does, for a wide array of reasons. It is one of the most important and hotly debated problems in moral and political philosophy, occupying a central place in the work of John Rawls, Thomas Nagel, G. A. Cohen and Derek Parfit. It also plays... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 54.99
Die Interviews von Fabian van Essen mit Abgängern der Förderschule mit dem Förderschwerpunkt Lernen beschreiben eindringlich die Lebenswirklichkeiten der Kapitalärmsten der Gesellschaft. Die Entstehungsbedingungen der prekären Verhältnisse werden dabeials komplexes Zusammenspiel zwischen familiärer Herkunft, institutionalisierter Zuschreibungspraxen... more...
- Berrett-Koehler Publishers 2008; US$ 13.95
A companion publication to Robert Fuller's "All Rise: Somebodies, Nobodies, and the Politics of Dignity," DIGNITY FOR ALL offers a hands-on introductory guide that both helps readers recognize dignity as a basic human need and shows how we can foster it at every level of society. 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 162.99
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...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 296.00 US$ 251.60
Social deviance does not involve just criminal behavior?it?s any behavior that violates a cultural norm, and that can involve something as minor as consistently and deliberately wearing lively mismatched socks. Moreover, whether a crime, a sin, or simply unique taste, what?s considered deviant at one time and place can change, as when extensive tattooing... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2015; US$ 48.00
In this unparalleled exploration of antisocial and aberrant behavior, criminologists and other experts examine the theoretical perspectives of 15 classical psychological, political science, and economics scholars to shed light on the impetus for deviant behaviors. Murder, mayhem, robbery, sexual assault, and sexual activity with minor children are... more...
- Charles C Thomas 2015; US$ 64.95
This timely second edition remains essentially the same in overall organization and chapter layout and titles. New to the book is updated data and facts from empirical research and government and agency reports. Some information in some chapters was retained from the first edition if it was deemed still relevant and interesting. The definition of deviance... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 34.91
Die vorliegende Studie von Jessé Souza, ursprünglich als Habilitationsschrift für die Universität Flensburg geschrieben, stellt den anspruchsvollen Versuch dar, die Idee der peripheren Ungleichheit zu kritisieren, indem sie als Bestandteil des klassischen, längst überfälligen Modernisierungsparadigmas präsentiert wird. Nach dem klassischem Erklärungsschema... more...