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- World Bank Publications 2013; US$ 19.99
Social inclusion is on the agenda of governments, policymakers, and nonstate actors around the world. Underpinning this concern is the realization that despite progress on poverty reduction, some people continue to feel left out. This report aims to unpack the concept of social inclusion and understand better how policies can be designed to further... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00
In a world where genocide, hunger, poverty, war, and disease persist and where richer nations often fail to act to address these problems or act too late, a prerequisite to achieving even modest social justice goals is to clarify the meaning of competing discourses on the concept. Throughout history, calls for social justice have been used to rationalize... more...
- University of California Press 2011; US$ 36.95
In this new collection of essays, Adam Michnik?one of Europe?s leading dissidents?traces the post-cold-war transformation of Eastern Europe. He writes again in opposition, this time to post-communist elites and European Union bureaucrats. Composed of history, memoir, and political critique, In Search of Lost Meaning shines a spotlight on the changes... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 61.94
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...
- 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$ 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...