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

  • The Complexity of Social Normsby Maria Xenitidou; Bruce Edmonds

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the view that normative behaviour is part of a complex of social mechanisms, processes and narratives that are constantly shifting. From this perspective, norms are not a kind of self-contained social object or fact, but rather an interplay of many things that we label as norms when we ?take a snapshot? of them at a particular instant.... more...

  • Sozialethische Dimensionen in Europaby Hermann Schoenauer; Ulrich H. J. Körtner; Ingeborg Gabriel; Rudolf Uertz; Heinrich Bedford-Strohm; Reinhard Marx; Serafim Romul Joanta; Sylvia Losansky; Michael Bünker; Martin Honecker; Heather Roy; Gerhard Wegner; Andreas Schoenauer; Martin Kastler; Elmar Nass

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 18.52

    Europa ist nicht nur eine Wirtschafts- und Währungsunion, sondern in hohem Maße auch eine Gemeinschaft der politischen und sozialethischen Werte. Sie sind unverzichtbar in einer grenzüberschreitenden Union, in die jedes Land seine kulturelle Identität mit ihren vielfältigen Werten und Traditionen einbringen kann und die trotz aller Unterschiede weiter... more...

  • Sozialethikby Friedo Ricken

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 20.97

    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...

  • 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 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...

  • Dworkin and His Criticsby Justine Burley

    Wiley 2008; US$ 152.95

    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... more...

  • Current Debates in Global Justiceby Gillian Brock; Darrel Moellendorf

    Springer 2006; US$ 99.00

    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...

  • 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...