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  • Nanny Stateby David Harsanyi

    Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 24.95

    When did we lose our right to be lazy, unhealthy, and politically incorrect? Move over Big Brother! An insidious new group has inserted itself into American politics. They are the nannies?not the stroller-pushing set but an invasive band of do-gooders who are subtly and steadily stripping us of our liberties, robbing us of the inalienable right to... more...

  • The Social Metabolismby Manuel González de Molina; Víctor M. Toledo

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Over this last decade, the concept of Social Metabolism has gained prestige as a theoretical instrument for the required analysis, to such an extent that there are now dozens of researchers, hundreds of articles and several books that have adopted and use this concept. However, there is a great deal of variety in terms of definitions and interpretations,... more...

  • Arbeiten an der Geschichteby Jürgen Kocka

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 61.42

    Die Geschichtswissenschaft hat sich in den letzten Jahrzehnten grundlegend verändert. Die Aufsätze Jürgen Kockas aus vierzig Jahren spiegeln diese Veränderungen wider. Vom kontrovers diskutierten Aufstieg der Sozialgeschichte in den 1960er Jahren über die konstruktivistisch-kulturhistorische Wende der 1980er Jahre bis zum Interesse an Transnationalität... more...

  • Children and Social Exclusionby Melanie Killen; Adam Rutland

    Wiley 2011; US$ 29.95

    Children and Social Exclusion: Morality, Prejudice, and Group Identity explores the origins of prejudice and the emergence of morality to explain why children include some and exclude others. Formulates an original theory about children’s experiences with exclusion and how they understand the world of discrimination based on group membership... more...

  • Social Development, Social Inequalities, and Social Justiceby Cecilia Wainryb; Judith G. Smetana; Elliot Turiel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume considers previously separate bodies of research on social justice, social equality, and social development. Eminent scholars from a variety of disciplines discuss the latest research to help us understand the relation between social inequalities and social development. In so doing, the book documents the powerful ways that social inequalities... more...

  • The Politics of Recognition and Social Justiceby Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli; Bob Pease

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Via a wide range of case studies, this book examines new forms of resistance to social injustices in contemporary Western societies. Resistance requires agency, and agency is grounded in notions of the subject and subjectivity. How do people make sense of their subjectivity as they are constructed and reconstructed within relations of power? What... more...

  • Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Ownby Jeffrey A. Kottler; Mike Marriner

    Wiley 2009; US$ 36.00

    By supporting others and promoting change, helping professionals also enjoy the benefit of personal growth. Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Own is filled with narratives from individuals from social work, psychology, counseling, and allied health fields. Inspiring and stirring, this book vividly illustrates how to promote social justice... more...

  • The Quest for Cosmic Justiceby Thomas Sowell

    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...

  • Sociocognitive Approach to Social Normsby Nicole Dubois

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 165.00

    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...

  • The Culture of Moralityby Elliot Turiel

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 26.00

    A thought-provoking explanation of how social and moral development inform our understandings of morality and culture. more...