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- Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36
What is social control? How do social controls become part of everyday life? What role does the criminal justice system play in exerting control? Is the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness a form of social control? Do we need more social controls to prevent terrorist atrocities? In this new edition of his popular and engaging introduction,... more...
- 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...
- Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 1987; US$ 36.00
Face aux Colbert relate lavènement, le triomphe, les grandeurs, les misères et le déclin du clan fondé par Michel Le Tellier, secrétaire dÉtat de la guerre, puis chancelier de France, père du ministre et secrétaire dÉtat Louvois, grand-père du secrétaire dÉtat Barbezieux... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.42
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Hoover Institution Press 2014; US$ 4.99
The author argues that we are failing to prepare today's young people to be responsible American citizens?to the detriment of their life prospects and those of liberty in the United States of the future. He identifies the problems?the declines in civic purpose and patriotism, crises of faith, cynicism, self-absorption, ignorance, indifference to the... more...
- SensePublishers 2014; US$ 37.17
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...
- 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...