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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95
In this collection of 48 reprinted and original articles, Tammy Anderson gives her fellow instructors of undergraduate deviance a refreshing way to revitalize their courses. In 12 separate sections, she presents a wide range of deviant behaviors, traits, and conditions, pairing "classic" and "contemporary" viewpoints. This pairing not only "connects"... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Rotpunktverlag 2013; US$ 16.74
Der bildungspolitische Diskurs hat in den letzten Jahrzehnten einen radikalen Paradigmenwechsel erfahren: »Wettbewerb der Bildungsstandorte«, »Effizienzsteigerung«, »Arbeitsmarktfähigkeit «, so lauten die zentralen Schlagworte. Unverändert gilt dagegen, dass Bildungssysteme zur Reproduktion sozialer Ungleichheiten beitragen. Das liberale Versprechen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 57.95
This book offers an exciting new perspective on differentiation and inequality, looking at how our most personal choices (of sexual partners, friends, consumption items and lifestyle) are influenced by hierarchy and social difference. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 225.00
This book presents a comprehensive, integrative, and accessible overview of the contemporary body of knowledge in the field of social deviance in the 21st century. An international mix of recognized scholars have authored 71 definitive original entries, arranged within fifthteen thematic parts or sections, that address the range of scholarly concerns... 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...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 114.95
This anthology describes and analyzes the living conditions of marginalized persons in cities and neighborhoods across the globe and the consequential impact on their future social mobility. Chapters focus on key issues that include immigration, educational underachievement, urban renewal, public health, immigration, homelessness, environmental issues,... more...