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  • The Egalitarian Conscienceby Christine Sypnowich

    Oxford University Press 2006; US$ 109.99

    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...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Moral Panicsby Charles Krinsky

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    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...

  • The Myth of Moral Panics: Sex, Snuff, and Satanby Bill Thompson; Andy Williams

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • Inequality in Asia and the Pacificby Ravi Kanbur; Changyong Rhee; Juzhong Zhuang

    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...

  • Equality and Economyby Michael Blim

    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...

  • The State and Life Chances in Urban Chinaby Xueguang Zhou

    Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 32.00

    This is a book about urban China, from 1949 to 1994. more...

  • Equalityby John Baker; Professor Kathleen Lynch; Sara Cantillon; Judy Walsh

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 43.00

    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...

  • Stigmatization, Tolerance and Repairby Anton J. M. Dijker; Willem Koomen

    Cambridge University Press 2007; US$ 41.00

    A thorough examination of how peoples' responses to deviant conditions are dependent on their individual backgrounds. more...

  • Class, Ethnicity, Gender and Latino Entrepreneurshipby Marķa Eugenia Verdaguer

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 44.95

    Verdaguer examines first-generation Latino entrepreneurs, revealing not only that Latinos' strategies for access to business ownership and development are cut across class, ethnic and gender lines, but also that immigrants' options and practices remain shaped by patriarchal gender relations within the immigrant family, community and economy. more...

  • The Speechby Bernie Sanders

    Nation Books 2011; US$ 13.00

    On Friday, December 10, 2010, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders walked on to the floor of the United States Senate and began speaking. It turned out to be a very long speech, lasting over eight and a half hours. And it hit a nerve. Millions followed the speech online until the traffic crashed the Senate server. A huge, positive grassroots response... more...