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- 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$ 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95
In this collection of 48 reprinted and original articles, Tammy Anderson gives her fellow instructors of undergraduate deviance a refreshing way to revitalize their courses. In 12 separate sections, she presents a wide range of deviant behaviors, traits, and conditions, pairing "classic" and "contemporary" viewpoints. This pairing not only "connects"... more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2012; US$ 18.27
Hauptbeschreibung Das NS-Regime schuf eine dynamische Ordnung der Ungleichheit, die jedem Einzelnen seinen gesellschaftlichen Platz zuwies. Aus dem Inhalt: Nicole Kramer/Armin Nolzen: Einleitung Gerhard Wolf: Auf dem Weg in eine "völkisch" und "rassisch" stratifizierte Gesellschaft: die Deutsche Volksliste im Wartheland Andrea Löw: Die Erfahrung... 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...
- Rotpunktverlag 2013; US$ 16.74
Der bildungspolitische Diskurs hat in den letzten Jahrzehnten einen radikalen Paradigmenwechsel erfahren: »Wettbewerb der Bildungsstandorte«, »Effizienzsteigerung«, »Arbeitsmarktfähigkeit «, so lauten die zentralen Schlagworte. Unverändert gilt dagegen, dass Bildungssysteme zur Reproduktion sozialer Ungleichheiten beitragen. Das liberale Versprechen... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95
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$ 49.95
By providing a new criminological framework for understanding the fear of crime, The Politics of Antisocial Behaviour re-poses the increasingly important debate around antisocial behaviour and the internationally understood idea of moral panics. more...
- Scribe Publications 2010; US$ 21.99
We all relish a good scandal - the larger the figure (governor, judge) and more shocking the particulars (diapers, cigars), the better. But why do people feel compelled to act out their tangled psychodramas on the national stage, and why do we so enjoy watching them, hurling our condemnation while savouring every lurid detail? With 'pointed daggers... more...
- Princeton University Press 2011; US$ 26.95
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...