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  • Teaching Justiceby Dr Kristi Holsinger; Ms Bonnie Berry

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    Teaching Justice explores the role that teaching and learning in higher education can play in solving problems of social injustice. Examining a range of approaches to education, it considers the challenges that exist in teaching about justice, drawing on extensive empirical data gathered amongst college lecturers and professors, as well as the author's... more...

  • Transnational Social Justiceby Dr Carlos R. Cordourier-Real

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00

    Critically examines theories of cosmopolitan justice grounded in the major traditions of moral philosophy. Drawing upon the international ethics tradition, this book presents an argument for the validity of obligations of social justice between countries. more...

  • The Transparency Societyby Byung-Chul Han

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 12.99

    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...

  • Trust, Risk and Uncertaintyby Dr Sean Watson; Dr Anthony Moran

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 136.00

    The themes 'trust', 'risk ' and 'uncertainty' seem especially pertinent in the context of the post-9/11 world. This book brings together a range of new research with a focus on the 'risk society' debate and on the themes of 'trust', 'uncertainty' and 'ambivalence'. Where much of the work within these crucial debates in the social sciences has been... more...

  • Why the Middle Ages Matterby Celia Chazelle; Simon Doubleday; Felice Lifshitz; Amy G. Remensnyder

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    The word "medieval" is often used in a negative way when talking about contemporary issues. Why the Middle Ages Matter refreshes our thinking about this historical era, and our own, by looking at some pressing concerns from today?s world, asking how these issues were really handled in the medieval period, and showing why the past matters now. The... more...

  • The moral fabric in contemporary societiesby G. Skapska; A. Orla-Bukowska; K. Kowalski

    BRILL 2003; US$ 112.00

    The proceedings of the Institute's July 2001 international congress in Krakow, Poland, reflect an interest in reviving morality and ethics to combat the decadent social philosophies of postmodernism and deconstructionism. The 21 papers discuss the moral fabric in contemporary societies, trust in contemporary societies, eastern Europe after Communis more...

  • 222 Keywords Wirtschaftsgeografieby Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 9.99

    Von der Arrondierung über Footloose Industry und Isolinien bis zur Zeitdistanzmethode: Die Sprache der Wirtschaftsgeografie ist von zahlreichen Fachtermini und Anglizismen geprägt. Einen ersten schnellen Überblick verschafft das vorliegende Nachschlagewerk. Anhand von 222 übersichtlichen Schlüsselbegriffen werden die Grundkonzepte und -theorien der... more...

  • Badass Teachers Unite!by Mark Naison

    Haymarket Books 2014; US$ 16.95

    Mark Naison exposes how dominant Education Reform policies destabilize low income communities. more...

  • Biomedicine as a Contested Siteby Poonam Bala

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 32.99

    This volume presents biomedicine as a site of contestation and conflicts, of processes of adaptation, accommodation, and of resistance, in a unique relationship with colonization and social control in a medical encounter that signaled the limits of State control of indigenous populations. more...

  • Capabilities Equalityby Alexander Kaufman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    The capabilities approach to equality, developed by Amartyr Sen and Martha Nussbaum, seeks to answer the question: what is a proper measure of a person's condition for the purposes of determining what we owe each other, as a matter of justice? While the capabilities theory has avoided many of the conceptual difficulties that have undermined competing... more...