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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...

  • 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...

  • European Values at the Turn of the Millenniumby Wil Arts; Loek Halman

    BRILL 2004; US$ 65.00

    This book provides insights in and explanations of the varieties ans similarities in values in Europe in a number of life spheres at the turn of the millennium. more...

  • Schets van een beschavingsoffensiefby GabriŽl 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 GabriŽl 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 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...

  • 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$ 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$ 100.00

    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...