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  • Klasse - Organisation - soziale Ungleichheitby Holger Lengfeld

    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...

  • The Myth of Moral Panicsby Bill Thompson; Andy Williams

    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...

  • On the Currency of Egalitarian Justice, and Other Essays in Political Philosophyby G. A. Cohen; Michael Otsuka

    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...

  • The Politics of Antisocial Behaviourby Stuart Waiton

    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...

  • Social Inequalities in Comparative Perspectiveby Fiona Devine; Mary Waters

    Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95

    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...

  • Social Justice in the U.S.-Mexico Border Regionby Mark Lusk; Kathleen Staudt; Eva Moya

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 159.00

    This book provides a better understanding of life in this region. It examines a variety of examples of injustice and proposes a pathway to development. more...

  • Understanding Devianceby Tammy L. Anderson

    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...

  • Why Race and Gender Still Matterby Maeve M O'Donovan; Namita Goswami; Lisa Yount

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Intersectionality, the attempt to bring theories on race, gender, disability and sexuality together, has existed for decades as a theoretical framework. The essays in this volume explore how intersectionality can be applied to modern philosophy, as well as looking at other disciplines. more...

  • The Age of Dualizationby Patrick Emmenegger; Silja Hausermann; Bruno Palier

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 43.99

    Poverty, increased inequality, and social exclusion are back on the political agenda, not only as a consequence of the Great Recession of 2008, but also because of a seemingly structural trend towards increased inequality in advanced industrial societies that has persisted since the 1970s. Policies in labor markets, social policy, and political representation... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 48.95

    Drawing on surveys and in-depth interviews, this book examines the social and economic relations of first-generation Latino entrepreneurs. Verdaguer explores social patterns between and within groups, situating immigrant entrepreneurship within concrete geographical, demographic and historical spaces. Her study not only reveals that Latinos' strategies... more...