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- Columbia University Press 2015; US$ 39.99
Sight Unseen reveals the cultural and biological realities of race, gender, and sexual orientation from the perspective of the blind. Through ten case studies and dozens of interviews, Ellyn Kaschak taps directly into the phenomenology of race, gender, and sexual orientation among blind individuals, along with the everyday epistemology of vision.... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2015; US$ 119.95
Based on theoretical developments in research on world-systems analysis, transnational migration, postcolonial and decolonial perspectives, whilst considering continuities of inequality patterns in the context of colonial and postcolonial realities, Global Inequalities Beyond Occidentalism proposes an original framework for the study of the long-term... more...
- 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...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 41.95
Some people are worse off than others. Does this fact give rise to moral concern? Egalitarianism claims that it does, for a wide array of reasons. It is one of the most important and hotly debated problems in moral and political philosophy, occupying a central place in the work of John Rawls, Thomas Nagel, G. A. Cohen and Derek Parfit. It also plays... more...
- The New Press 2014; US$ 25.95
David Cay Johnston is an investigative journalist and the winner of a 2001 Pulitzer Prize for uncovering loopholes and inequities in the U.S. tax code. He is the president of Investigative Reporters & Editors and the author of the bestselling trilogy Perfectly Legal , Free Lunch , and The Fine Print . He lives in Rochester, New York. more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 28.33
Rassismus bildet! Dieses Buch versammelt Studien, die sich kritisch mit der Bildungsdimension rassistischer Normalität auseinandersetzen. Rassistische Ordnungsprinzipien des machtvollen Unterscheidens wirken nicht allein als 'äußerliche' Verteilung von Ressourcen, sondern sind auch in dem Sinne produktiv, als sie auf Selbst-, Gegenstands- und Weltverständnisse... 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...
- SAGE Publications 2014; US$ 280.00
Social deviance does not involve just criminal behavior?it?s any behavior that violates a cultural norm, and that can involve something as minor as consistently and deliberately wearing lively mismatched socks. Moreover, whether a crime, a sin, or simply unique taste, what?s considered deviant at one time and place can change, as when extensive tattooing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 69.95
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...
- Rotpunktverlag 2013; US$ 14.30
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...