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  • 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...

  • Compassion for Annieby Marilyn R. Dowell

    Hillcrest Media Group, Inc. 2011; US$ 9.99

    Borderline personality disorder can be a labyrinth with no clear way out. In this book, the many challenges of BPD are explored through the stories of Annie and Fred, a fictional married couple. Although Annie and Fred are products of author Marilyn Dowell’s mind, their behavior is based on careful research of the disorder. In each chapter, some... more...

  • Social Stratificationby Paul Lambert; Roxanne Connelly; Vernon Gayle

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 124.95

    Social Stratification: Trends and Processes brings together a range of thematically organised case-studies comprising empirical and methodological analyses addressing the challenges of studying trends and processes in social stratification. Discussing key themes of social stratification, this volume will be of interest to students, academics and policy... more...

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

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 39.99

    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...

  • The Matthew Effectby Daniel Rigney

    Columbia University Press 2010; US$ 27.99

    The old saying does often seem to hold true: the rich get richer while the poor get poorer, creating a widening gap between those who have more and those who have less. The sociologist Robert K. Merton called this phenomenon the Matthew effect, named after a passage in the gospel of Matthew. Yet the more closely we examine the sociological effects... more...

  • Facilitating the Moral Growth of College Studentsby Debora L. Liddell; Diane L. Cooper

    Wiley 2012; US$ 29.00

    Moral development is a powerful task of young adulthood, and attending to that development is a mandate expected of institutions of higher education. Liddell and Cooper offer a practical approach to understanding how moral learning occurs as well as the role of mentors and educators in facilitating that learning. Using Rest's Four Component Model--moral... more...

  • Creating Devianceby Daniel L. Dotter

    AltaMira Press 2004; US$ 43.99

    Creating Deviance is a basic text introducing deviance from an interactionist perspective, placing the study of deviant behavior within the broader terrain of cultural meaning. By examining the persistence of gender inequality, the formation of youth subcultures, and other issues Dotter provides a valuable resource for the study of deviance and crime... more...

  • Handbook on Social Stratification in the BRIC Countriesby Li Peilin; M. K. Gorshkov; Celi Scalon

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2013; US$ 257.00

    Along with the fast growing economy, the term “BRICs” was coined to represent the newly emerging countries — Brazil, Russia, India and China. The enhanced economy in these countries has largely improved people's life; at the same time, it has also strongly influenced the transformation of social structure, norms and values.... more...

  • Dividedby David Cay Johnston

    New Press, The 2014; US$ 25.95

    The issue of inequality has irrefutably returned to the fore, riding on the anger against Wall Street following the 2008 financial crisis and the concentration of economic and political power in the hands of the super?rich. The Occupy movement made the plight of the 99 percent an indelible part of the public consciousness, and concerns about inequality... more...

  • The Inequality Hoaxby James Piereson

    Encounter Books 2014; US$ 5.99

    The controversy over inequality has gathered steam with the publication of Thomas Piketty?s new book, Capital in the Twenty-First Century , a dense work of economic history that documents the rise of income inequality in recent decades and sets forth an agenda of taxation to deal with it. Piketty?s treatise has turned into a rallying point for those... more...