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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...

  • 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$ 38.99

    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...

  • Democracy, Equality, and Justiceby John E. Hill

    Lexington Books 2007; US$ 34.99

    Drawing on extensive written records of the thought of John Adams and Adam Smith, the father of modern capitalism, Dr. John E. Hill argues that these two great men advocated a balanced, values-based, and just political economy. 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...

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

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.99

    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$ 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 and Political Philosophyby James P. Sterba

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 38.95

    Introduces some of the most important topics in contemporary political philosophy and asks if they can be accomodated within the framework of liberal theory. Consists of specially written essays by prominent figures on an array of issues. more...

  • Dworkin and His Criticsby Justine Burley

    Wiley 2008; US$ 147.95

    Dworkin and His Critics provides an in-depth, analytical discussion of Ronald Dworkin's ethical, legal and political philosophical writings, and it includes substantial replies from Dworkin himself. Includes substantial replies by Ronald Dworkin, a comprehensive bibliography of his work, and suggestions for further reading. Contributors include... more...

  • Current Debates in Global Justiceby Gillian Brock; Darrel Moellendorf

    Springer 2006; US$ 89.99

    The papers collected in this volume represent some of the finest recent work by political philosophers and political theorists in the area of global justice. Covering both theoretical and applied issues, these papers are distinguished by their exceptional quality. Moreover, they give the reader a sense both of the scope of the field as it is currently... more...