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  • Mediensozialisationstheorienby Dagmar Hoffmann; Lothar Mikos

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2007; US$ 29.95

    Die Autoren des Sammelbandes unternehmen den Versuch, das Potenzial vorhandener soziologischer Medien- und Sozialisationstheorien zu verknüpfen und im Kontext gegenwärtiger Medienentwicklungen für einen modernen Ansatz einer Mediensozialisationstheorie zu nutzen. Vorgestellt und diskutiert werden Ideen, neue Theoriemodelle und Untersuchungen. more...

  • Mediensozialisationstheorienby Dagmar Hoffmann; Lothar Mikos

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 39.99

    Die Autoren des Sammelbandes unternehmen den Versuch, das Potenzial vorhandener soziologischer Medien- und Sozialisationstheorien zu verknüpfen und im Kontext gegenwärtiger Medienentwicklungen für einen modernen Ansatz einer Mediensozialisationstheorie zu nutzen. Vorgestellt und diskutiert werden Ideen, neue Theoriemodelle und Untersuchungen. more...

  • The Rewards of Punishmentby Christine Horne

    Stanford University Press 2009; US$ 19.95

    The Rewards of Punishment explains why people enforce norms, describes a series of lab experiments testing the theoretical explanation, and explores the implications of the theory for important substantive questions about sex, crime, and human rights. more...

  • Schets van een beschavingsoffensiefby Gabriël van den Brink

    Amsterdam University Press 2004; US$ 48.75

    Er wordt vaak gesproken over normvervaging en normverval. In deze derde WRR Verkenning laat cultuursocioloog Gabriël van den Brink echter zien, dat dit een eenzijdige interpretatie is van de werkelijkheid. Er is juist veeleer sprake van een ophoging van onze normen, waardoor we steeds hogere eisen gaan stellen aan het gedrag van anderen. Als de normen... more...

  • The Situated Politics of Belongingby Nira Yuval-Davis; Kalpana Kannabiran; Ulrike Vieten

    SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 138.00

    This collection of essays examines the racialized and gendered effects of contemporary politics of belonging, issues which lie at the heart of contemporary political and social lives. It encompasses critical questions of identity and citizenship, inclusion and exclusion, emotional attachments, violent conflicts and local/global relationships. The range... more...

  • Social Controlby James J. Chriss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 31.50

    What is social control? How do social controls become part of everyday life? What role does the criminal justice system play in exerting control? Is the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness a form of social control? Do we need more social controls to prevent terrorist atrocities? In this new edition of his popular and engaging introduction,... more...

  • Social Ethics: Sociology and the Future of Societyby Charlotte Gilman; Michael Hill; Mary Jo Deegan

    ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 79.00

    First serialized in 1914, Social Ethics attempts to convince readers that individualist ethics have failed to make the world a safe place for children, and that we cannot progress to a fully social ethics unless we understand the morality of collective action from a specifically sociological point of view. Gilman argues that in order to be fully... more...

  • Social Justice in a Global Ageby Olaf Cramme; Patrick Diamond

    Wiley 2013; US$ 38.95

    What is the relationship between the principles of social justice and global justice? How can we best reconcile the quest for greater social justice ‘at home' with greater social justice in the world? Are the social justice pressures our societies currently face the result of globalisation or are they domestically generated? How can we advance... more...

  • Social Problems across the Life Courseby Helena Z. Lopata; Judith A. Levy

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 42.99

    The human life course is filled with and subject to a wide range of personal difficulties, many of which are shared by others. Social Problems across the Life Course offers accessible readings that examine the societal construction of social problems out of the personal troubles that people confront at major life stages. more...

  • Sozialethikby Friedo Ricken

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 20.81

    Ein Grundkurs hat die Aufgabe, philosophisches Basiswissen zu vermitteln, mit dessen Hilfe die Studierenden sich in der gegenwärtigen Diskussion orientieren können. Deshalb müssen die Klassiker zur Sprache kommen; Begriffe, Fragestellungen und Lösungsansätze müssen in ihrem geschichtlichen Zusammenhang entwickelt werden. Die Sozialethik fragt nach... more...