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- 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...
- 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...
- ABC-CLIO 2004; US$ 71.95
First serialized in 1914, Social Ethics attempts to convince readers that individualist ethics have failed to make the world a safe place for children, and that we cannot progress to a fully social ethics unless we understand the morality of collective action from a specifically sociological point of view. Gilman argues that in order to be fully... more...
- SAGE Publications 2006; US$ 135.00
This collection of essays examines the racialized and gendered effects of contemporary politics of belonging, issues which lie at the heart of contemporary political and social lives. It encompasses critical questions of identity and citizenship, inclusion and exclusion, emotional attachments, violent conflicts and local/global relationships. The range... more...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2014; US$ 109.99
Thomas Etzemüller examines the impact of two of the leading social scientists of the twentieth century, Alva and Gunnar Myrdal. This study brings to light the roots of modern social engineering, providing insight for today's sociologists, historians, and political scholars. more...
- 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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70
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...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2013; US$ 17.54
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...
- 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...