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  • 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...

  • 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 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...

  • Alva and Gunnar Myrdalby Thomas Etzemüller; Alex Skinner

    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...

  • 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$ 17.88

    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 Rücken

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 23.14

    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 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$ 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...