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  • 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...

  • Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justiceby Gary L. Anderson; Kathryn G. Herr

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 504.00

    The Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice presents a comprehensive overview of the field with topics of varying dimensions, breadth, and length. This three-volume Encyclopedia is designed for readers to understand the topics, concepts, and ideas that motivate and shape the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice and includes... more...

  • Human-Environment Interactionsby Eduardo S. Brondízio; Emilio F. Moran

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Drawing on research from eleven countries across four continents, the 16 chapters in the volume bring perspectives from various specialties in anthropology and human ecology, institutional analysis, historical and political ecology, geography, archaeology, and land change sciences. The four sections of the volume reflect complementary approaches to... more...

  • Spiritual Capitalby Dr Samuel D Rima

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 129.95

    In Spiritual Capital, Sam Rima makes the case for a new moral foundation or core to business and economics that directly addresses today's financial and business crisis. Based on solid academic research, Rima explains spiritual capital theory in terms of the resources needed for its creation, how it is formed, how it can be invested and what the... more...

  • The Politics of Recognition and Social Justiceby Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli; Bob Pease

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 140.00

    Via a wide range of case studies, this book examines new forms of resistance to social injustices in contemporary Western societies. Resistance requires agency, and agency is grounded in notions of the subject and subjectivity. How do people make sense of their subjectivity as they are constructed and reconstructed within relations of power? What... more...

  • Inclusion Mattersby World Bank

    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...

  • The Divideby Matt Taibbi

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2014; US$ 23.99

    In The Divide , Matt Taibbi ? the scourge of America?s financial plutocrats ? takes on his most important story yet. Written with forensic zeal and righteous rage, this is an exploration of an unprecedented wealth gap that is not just changing the US?s economic life, but transforming the meaning of rights, justice, and basic citizenship. The wealthy... more...

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Social Justiceby Michael Reisch

    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...

  • The Social Metabolismby Manuel González de Molina; Víctor M. Toledo

    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...

  • The Politics of Total Liberationby Steven Best

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book argues that there is an ongoing planetary crisis, in both the social and natural worlds, that is of urgent importance. This demands a new politics, a politics of total liberation, one that grasps the need to unite the disparate movements for human, animal, and earth liberation. In the book, Best outlines a way forward despite challenges.... more...