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  • Understanding Social Controlby Martin Innes

    McGraw-Hill Education 2007; US$ 46.00

    *Provides a clear, yet panoramic analysis of how the concept of social control has been used by different theoretical traditions in the social sciences. *Connects contemporary changes in areas such as policing, penal systems and surveillance, with wider and deeper changes in the constitution of society. *Employs empirical examples to illustrate key... more...

  • Face aux Colbertby Luc-Normand Tellier

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1987; US$ 36.00

    Face aux Colbert relate l’avènement, le triomphe, les grandeurs, les misères et le déclin du clan fondé par Michel Le Tellier, secrétaire d’État de la guerre, puis chancelier de France, père du ministre et secrétaire d’État Louvois, grand-père du secrétaire d’État Barbezieux... more...

  • Cavour und Bismarckby Gian Enrico Rusconi; Friederike Hausmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.24

    Otto von Bismarck and Camillo Cavour were the founders of the German and Italian nation states. Gian Enrico Rusconi shows how Bismarck promoted the creation of the nation state with the help of the Prussian army despite opposition from the Bundestag, and how Cavour used the support of the Piedmont parliament and French Emperor Napoleon... more...

  • Moral Images of Freedomby Drucilla Cornell

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2007; US$ 25.99

    Moral Images of Freedom resurrects the Kantian project of affirmative political philosophy and traces its oft-forgotten influences found in thinkers like Martin Heidegger, Ernst Cassirer, Frantz Fanon, and Walter Benjamin. As a whole the book attempts to respond to nihilistic claims about the empty purpose of critical theory in a world so utterly... more...

  • Forms of Justiceby Daniel A. Bell; Avner de-Shalit

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 45.99

    A distinguished group of political philosophers takes Miller's theory as a starting point and debates whether justice takes one form or many. Drawing real world implications from theories of justice and examining in depth social justice, national justice, and global justice, this book falls on the cutting edge of the latest developments in political... more...

  • Failing Liberty 101by William Damon

    Hoover Institution Press 2011; US$ 14.99

    The author argues that we are failing to prepare today's young people to be responsible American citizensto the detriment of their life prospects and those of liberty in the United States of the future. He identifies the problemsthe declines in civic purpose and patriotism, crises of faith, cynicism, self-absorption, ignorance, indifference to the... more...

  • Trayvon Martin, Race, and American Justiceby Kenneth J. Fasching-Varner; Rema E. Reynolds; Katrice A. Albert; Lori L. Martin

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 37.01

    Trayvon Martin, Race, and ?American Justice?: Writing Wrong is the first comprehensive text to analyze not only the killing of Trayvon Martin, but the implications of this event for the state of race in the United States. Bringing together contributions from a variety of disciplines and approaches, this text pushes readers to answer the question:... more...

  • Conflict Transformation through Schoolby Jeremy Cunningham

    Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 41.95

    Conflict transformation changes the relationships, attitudes, interests, discourses and underlying structures that encourage violent political conflict. Uganda after twenty years of war provides a case study of the role of education in building sustainable peace, and how the school curriculum can contribute to or impede conflict transformation. more...

  • European Values at the Turn of the Millenniumby Wil Arts; Loek Halman

    BRILL 2004; US$ 65.00

    This book provides insights in and explanations of the varieties ans similarities in values in Europe in a number of life spheres at the turn of the millennium. more...

  • The Situated Politics of Belongingby Nira Yuval-Davis; Kalpana Kannabiran; Ulrike Vieten

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 138.00

    This collection of essays examines the racialized and gendered effects of contemporary politics of belonging, issues which lie at the heart of contemporary political and social lives. It encompasses critical questions of identity and citizenship, inclusion and exclusion, emotional attachments, violent conflicts and local/global relationships. The range... more...