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  • Making People Behaveby Elizabeth Burney

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    'Anti-social behaviour' has become a label attached to a huge range of nuisance and petty crime, and rarely out of the headlines as tackling this problem has become a central part of the British government's crime control policy. At the same time 'anti-social behaviour' has provided the lever for control mechanisms ranging from the draconian to the... more...

  • Arbeiten an der Geschichteby Jürgen Kocka

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 73.35

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • The Quest for Cosmic Justiceby Thomas Sowell

    Free Press 2001; US$ 15.00

    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...

  • A 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. The approach presented here examines in particular the social foundations of our judgments. more...

  • What Justice? Whose Justice?by Susan Eva Eckstein; Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 15.95

    The new millennium began with the triumph of democracy and markets. But for whom is life just, how so, and why? And what is being done to correct persisting injustices? Blending macro-level global and national analysis with in-depth grassroots detail, the contributors highlight roots of injustices, how they are perceived, and efforts to alleviate them.... 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...

  • Facilitating interpersonal Relationships in the Classroomby Diane Salmon; Ruth Ann Freedman

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 46.95

    This volume is a guide to using the Relational Literacy Curriculum with children in grades 2-5. Based on developmental and social constructivist principles, this curriculum presents a conceptual framework and a method for enhancing children's understanding of interpersonal relationships in the classroom. The Relational Literacy Curriculum: *offers... more...

  • The Grammar of Societyby Cristina Bicchieri

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 29.00

    In The Grammar of Society, first published in 2006, Cristina Bicchieri examines social norms, including fairness, cooperation, and reciprocity. more...

  • How to Make Opportunity Equalby Paul Gomberg

    Wiley 2008; US$ 107.95

    This critical examination of racial equality takes a new approach to breaking down racial barriers by proposing a system of equal opportunity through shared labor and contributive justice. Focuses on how race and class inevitably structure vastly unequal life prospects Shows how human society can be organized in a way that does not socialize... more...

  • Capabilities Equalityby Alexander Kaufman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    In this volume, leading scholars present new and original essays to address controversies raised regarding the focus, structure and justification of the capabilities approach to equality. more...