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- Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2014; US$ 23.99
In The Divide , Matt Taibbi ? the scourge of America?s financial plutocrats ? takes on his most important story yet. Written with forensic zeal and righteous rage, this is an exploration of an unprecedented wealth gap that is not just changing the US?s economic life, but transforming the meaning of rights, justice, and basic citizenship. The wealthy... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
This book argues that there is an ongoing planetary crisis, in both the social and natural worlds, that is of urgent importance. This demands a new politics, a politics of total liberation, one that grasps the need to unite the disparate movements for human, animal, and earth liberation. In the book, Best outlines a way forward despite challenges.... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
Knowing what deep participation is, and how it works, can make a critical difference in solving 21st century economic, political, and social problems. This book provides a new approach to hands-on change and begins formulation of a participatory social theory promising greater prosperity and justice for all. more...
- transcript 2014; US$ 40.01
Zu Beginn des 20. Jahrhunderts schien die soziale Ordnung zu zerfallen. Darauf reagierten Architekten in Schweden und Deutschland mittels »Social Engineering«: Bis in die 1960er Jahre hinein versuchten sie, die negativen Folgen der Modernisierung mit den wissenschaftlichen und technischen Verfahren zu überwinden, die diese selbst bereitstellte. Sie... more...
- The History Press 2015; US$ 26.24
Claiming to be heir to the emperors of Byzantium, an exotic but elusive figures called Theodore Paleologus surfaced in mysterious circumstances in the Elizabethan underworld. This first biography of an extraordinary character presents new documentary evidence which supports his imperial pretensions - long dismissed by historians - but also exploses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95
An essential introduction to rights-based approaches in social policy, this text critically explores how social rights underpin human wellbeing. It discusses social rights as rights of citizenship in developed welfare states and as an essential component within the international human rights and human development agenda. It provides a valuable introduction... more...
- Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 9.99
Transparency is the order of the day. It is a term, a slogan, that dominates public discourse about corruption and freedom of information. Considered crucial to democracy, it touches our political and economic lives as well as our private lives. Anyone can obtain information about anything. Everything?and everyone?has become transparent: unveiled... more...
- Free Press 2001; US$ 16.00
This book is about the great moral issues underlying many of the headline-making political controversies of our times. It is not a comforting book but a book about disturbing and dangerous trends. The Quest for Cosmic Justice shows how confused conceptions of justice end up promoting injustice, how confused conceptions of equality end up promoting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95
Societies and groups attribute greater value to some behaviours and some judgments. These 'norms' are what is most important for understanding how behaviours and judgments are socially regulated. The approach presented examines in particular the social foundations of our judgments. more...