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  • Challenges and Paths to Global Justiceby H. Richard Friman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00

    This volume draws on insights from a diverse group of scholars and practitioners on issues of justice and law and integration, identity and economic development, cultures and community building, and power and peace. The authors reveal the complexity of global justice as a contested ideal. more...

  • Resisting Ethicsby Scott Schaffer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 120.00

    Resisting Ethics takes on the task of developing a new form of ethics based on existentialism and the lived experience of practical resistance more...

  • The EU and Social Inclusionby Eric Marlier; Sir Tony Atkinson; Dr Bea Cantillon

    Policy Press 2006; US$ 99.00

    Social cohesion is one of the declared objectives of the European Union and, with some 16% of EU citizens at risk of poverty, the need to fight poverty and social exclusion continues as a major challenge. This book provides an in-depth analysis of the EU Social Inclusion Process, the means by which it hopes to meet this objective, and explores the... more...

  • How to Make Friendsby Ruth M Macconville

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 38.00

    This book provides a comprehensive guide for schools to enable positive peer relationships and enhance social inclusion more...

  • Changing Values, Persisting Culturesby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 110.00

    Based upon the data collected by values surveys since 1981, this volume presents detailed analyses of cultural change and stability in a number of key countries around the globe. Democratization, individualization, modernization and secularization are some of the key concepts that the authors trace in their respective countries. more...

  • Measuring and Mapping Culturesby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00

    Based on the data from the European and World Values Studies, this volume discuss basic theoretical and methodological issues of value research and focus on some the most basic processes of value change: cultural globalization, individualization, secularization and democratization. more...

  • Sustainable Justice and the Communityby Liam Leonard; Paula Kenny

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 120.99

    Sustainable Justice and the Community is an attempt to locate justice in a workable and sustainable way within the community, introducing 'Sustainable Justice' as a key concept for the coming century. This volume is a critical examination of three key concepts which need to be understood for the management of today's flexible and fluid... more...

  • Vergesellschaftung an Europas Binnengrenzenby Jochen Roose

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 26.88

    In dieser Untersuchung sollen zwei zentrale Themen behandelt werden: 1. Was sind die Bedingung für die soziale Integration einer Gesellschaft? 2. Was sind die Bedingungen für die gesellschaftliche Integration der Europäischen Union? Bei näherer Betrachtung handelt es sich um nur eine Frage, die sich allgemein oder konkret mit Bezug auf die Europäische... more...

  • South of the Crisisby Juan E. Corradi

    Anthem Press 2010; US$ 99.00

    The book offers an unorthodox account of why and how global capitalism has entered a phase of unsustainable crises of accumulation and legitimacy, and examines the different exit strategies open to Latin American countries. more...

  • The Moral Foolby Hans-Georg Moeller

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Justice, equality, and righteousness& mdash;these are some of our greatest moral convictions. Yet in times of social conflict, morals can become rigid, making religious war, ethnic cleansing, and political purges possible. Morality, therefore, can be viewed as pathology-a rhetorical, psychological, and social tool that is used and abused as a weapon.... more...