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  • 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...

  • The Substance of Truthby Tolu Olorunda

    SensePublishers 2012; US$ 49.99

    Tolu Olorunda is a cultural critic whose work has regularly appeared on AlterNet, Black Commentator, CounterPunch, Truthout, and several other publications including ColorLines magazine, The Nation magazine, and Wiretap magazine. His book, The Substance of Truth, takes a frank look into what has become of a society that touts grand and lofty ideals... more...

  • Global justice networksby Paul Routledge; Andrew Cumbers

    Manchester University Press 2009; US$ 95.00

    This book provides a critical investigation of what has been termed the ‘global justice movement’. Through a detailed study of a grassroots peasants’ network in Asia (People’s Global Action), an international trade union network (the International Federation of Chemical, Energy, Mining and General Workers) and the Social Forum process,... more...

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

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2003; US$ 41.99

    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...

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

    Wiley 2013; US$ 38.95 US$ 33.76

    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...

  • Unmasking the Social Engineerby Christopher Hadnagy; Paul F. Kelly; Paul Ekman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.99 US$ 20.99

    Learn to identify the social engineer by non-verbal behavior Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security focuses on combining the science of understanding non-verbal communications with the knowledge of how social engineers, scam artists and con men use these skills to build feelings of trust and rapport in their targets. The... more...

  • Social Controlby James J. Chriss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 26.95 US$ 23.36

    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...

  • Vertrauen und Glaubwürdigkeitby Beatrice Dernbach; Michael Meyer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 44.99

    Vertrauenswürdigkeit von öffentlichen Personen und Institutionen ist für jeden Einzelnen ein wichtiges Kriterium und größtes Problem bei der Meinungsbildung. Eine Diskussion aus der Sicht der Psychologie, der Publizistik, der Politik, der Wirtschaft, der Philosophie, des Rechts und der Kunst kann helfen, aus wechselseitigen Perspektiven neue und übergreifende... more...

  • When Sorry Isn't Enoughby Roy L. Brooks

    NYU Press 1999; US$ 23.80

    "How much compensation ought to be paid to a woman who was raped 7,500 times? What would the members of the Commission want for their daughters if their daughters had been raped even once?" ?Karen Parker, speaking before the U.N. Commission on Human Rights Seemingly every week, a new question arises relative to the current worldwide ferment over... more...

  • Social and Political Philosophyby James P. Sterba

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 38.95

    Social and Political Philosophy introduces some of the most important topics in contemporary political philosophy and questions whether these can be accommodated within the framework of liberal theory. It consists of specially written essays by prominent figures in social and political philosophy. Each essay carefully considers both the theoretical... more...