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- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2009; US$ 49.99
In welcher Weise wirkt sich der Aufbau von Unternehmen und Verwaltungen auf die Lebenschancen von Menschen mit unterschiedlicher berufsbezogener Klassenlage aus? Ausgehend von Befunden aus der neueren Schichtungs- und Organisationsforschung zeigt diese Studie, dass berufsbezogene Klassenlagen und formale Organisationsstrukturen ihre Wirkung unabhängig... 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$ 28.99
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$ 170.00
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 2004; US$ 46.00
How can egalitarian ideals be put into action? This ground-breaking book sets out a new interdisciplinary model for equality studies. Integrating normative questions about the ideal of equality with empirical issues about the nature of inequality, it applies a new framework to a wide range of contemporary inequalities. Proposing far-reaching changes... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 52.00
Moving beyond the traditional dichotomies of social theory, Understanding Social Inequality brings the study of social stratification and inequality into the 21st century. Starting with the widely agreed "fact" that the world is becoming more unequal, this book pulls together the "identity of displacement" in sociology and the "spaces of flow" of... more...