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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 28.31
Vor dem Hintergrund der zunehmenden politischen Bedeutung des Menschenrechtsdiskurses in der Europäischen Union und in Folge der Verabschiedung des Allgemeinen Gleichbehandlungsgesetzes gewinnt die Auseinandersetzung mit Diskriminierung an gesellschaftspolitischer Relevanz. Auch in wissenschaftlichen Debatten findet der Terminus ?Diskriminierung? zunehmend... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 157.95 US$ 136.89
This unique collection of original essays brings a comparative perspective to issues of social inequality. First-rate sociologists from around the world have contributed to this exciting and rigorous volume, drawing upon their own research in the fields of race and ethnicity, class and inequality, and gender and sexuality. Contains original essays... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 54.95
Antisocial behaviour is becoming a universally accepted problem and one that dominates the political and popular imagination. By providing a new criminological framework for understanding the fear of crime, this book reposes the increasingly important debate around antisocial behaviour and the internationally understood idea of moral panics. Through... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 30.95 US$ 24.76
G. A. Cohen was one of the most gifted, influential, and progressive voices in contemporary political philosophy. At the time of his death in 2009, he had plans to bring together a number of his most significant papers. This is the first of three volumes to realize those plans. Drawing on three decades of work, it contains previously uncollected articles... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 34.99
Anthropologist Michael Blim identifies equality as the key global issue of our time, as the value above others that will improve human wellbeing. Using it as a measure for policy, he demonstrates how taking equality seriously will change how our economies could function to provide greater wellbeing both in the United States and worldwide. His book... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.99
This study provides a comprehensive critique - forensic, historical, and theoretical - of the moral panic paradigm, using empirically grounded ethnographic research to argue that the panic paradigm suffers from fundamental flaws that make it a myth rather than a viable academic perspective. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 76.95
In this collection of 48 reprinted and completely original articles, Tammy Anderson gives her fellow instructors of undergraduate deviance a refreshing way to energize and revitalize their courses. [36 are reprints; 12 are original to this text/anthology] First, in 12 separate sections, she presents a wide range of deviant behaviors, traits,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95
Asia?s rapid economic growth has led to a significant reduction in extreme poverty, but accompanied by rising inequality. This book deals with three questions: What have been the trends of inequality in Asia and the Pacific? What are the key drivers of rising inequality in the region? How should Asian countries respond to the rising inequality? ... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
Are reports of the 'death of deviance' premature? This collection brings together leading international scholars to analyse uses of the 'deviance' concept to argue its vitality and show its possible utility in a variety of fields including religion, education and media narratives. more...