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  • 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...

  • The Need for Rootsby Simone Weil

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 20.95

    Simone Weil writes on the subject of uprootedness and calls for a rediscovery of spiritual roots. She deals with the needs of the soul, discussing order, liberty, obedience, responsibility and finishing with the need for truth. 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$ 42.95

    Presents the Relational Lit. Curriculum, & shows how it can aid teachers in dealing w/various social conflicts among elem. school children in a fashion that allows students to grow from relational challenges. The curriculum takes an approach to social
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  • 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...

  • Social Justiceby Loretta Capeheart; Dragan Milovanovic

    Rutgers University Press 2007; US$ 27.95

    An eye for an eye, the balance of scales--for centuries, these and other traditional concepts exemplified the public's perception of justice. Today, popular culture, including television shows like Law and Order, informs the public's vision. But do age-old symbols, portrayals in the media, and existing systems truly represent justice in all of its... more...