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  • A Study of Personal and Cultural Valuesby Roy D'Andrade

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This study analyzes American, Vietnamese and Japanese personal values, attempting to understand how it can be ethnographers find large differences in values between cultures, yet empirical surveys find relatively small, almost trivial differences in personal values between cultures. 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...

  • 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...

  • A Conflict of Visionsby Thomas Sowell

    Basic Books 2007; US$ 19.99

    Controversies in politics arise from many sources, but the conflicts that endure for generations or centuries show a remarkably consistent pattern more...

  • In Search of Lost Meaningby Adam Michnik; Irena Grudzinska Gross

    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...

  • 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...

  • Arbeiten an der Geschichteby Jürgen Kocka

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 57.80

    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...

  • 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 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...

  • 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...