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  • Pathologies of Powerby Paul Farmer

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 15.16

    Pathologies of Power uses harrowing stories of life?and death?in extreme situations to interrogate our understanding of human rights. Paul Farmer, a physician and anthropologist with twenty years of experience working in Haiti, Peru, and Russia, argues that promoting the social and economic rights of the world?s poor is the most important human rights... more...

  • Mittelschicht unter Druckby Bertelsmann Stiftung

    Verlag Bertelsmann Stiftung 2013; US$ 12.40

    Hauptbeschreibung Die soziale Schere öffnet sich immer weiter: In der Bundesrepublik Deutschland wächst die Armut am unteren Ende der Gesellschaft - am oberen Ende steigt der Reichtum. Bedeutet das das Ende der traditionellen Mittelschichtgesellschaft? Tatsächlich wird die Status-sicherung schwieriger: Soziale Ungleichheiten und Unsicherheiten verstärken... more...

  • Egalitarianismby Iwao Hirose

    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...

  • Soziale Ungleichheit, Bildung und Habitusby Fabian van Essen

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2013; US$ 49.99

    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...

  • Dignity for Allby Robert W. Fuller; Pamela Gerloff

    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...

  • Die Naturalisierung der Ungleichheitby Axel Honneth; Jessé Souza

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2008; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • Deviance and Crimeby Glenn W Muschert

    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...

  • Stratification and Inequalityby Nicholas A Guittar; Liz Grauerholz

    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...

  • Living on the Boundariesby Carol Camp-Yeakey

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 114.95

    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...