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- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2010; US$ 20.99
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$ 29.95
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...
- Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 119.99
The Egalitarian Conscience pays tribute to the highly influential work of Professor G. A. Cohen. Professor Cohen is a philosopher of international stature and tremendous achievement, who has been vital to the flourishing of egalitarian political philosophy. He has a significant body of work spanning issues of Marxism and distributive justice, consistently... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99
Dieses Buch handelt vom Einfluss der Organisationsstruktur von Unternehmen und Verwaltungen auf soziale Ungleichheit. Es thematisiert damit einen Geg- stand, der in die Zuständigkeit der Sozialstrukturanalyse fällt, der aber auch eine große Schnittmenge mit der Organisationssoziologie aufweist. Bis in die 1990er Jahre hinein wurden auf diesem Forschungsfeld... more...
- SAGE Publications 2010; US$ 50.00
In this Second Edition of his investigation into the relative nature of social deviance and how the public perceives it, author John Curra demonstrates that what qualifies as deviance varies from place to place, time to time, and situation to situation. Through thought-provoking examples that include the blue people of Kentucky, a woman who believes... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 185.00
The Ashgate Research Companion to Moral Panics offers a comprehensive assemblage of cutting-edge critical and theoretical perspectives on the concept of moral panic. All chapters represent original research by many of the most influential theorists and researchers now working in the area of moral panic, including Nachman Ben-Yehuda and Erich Goode,... more...
- AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 31.99
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$ 140.00
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$ 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...