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- Wiley 2012; US$ 39.95
Property-Owning Democracy: Rawls and Beyond features a collection of original essays that represent the first extended treatment of political philosopher John Rawls' idea of a property-owning democracy. Offers new and essential insights into Rawls's idea of "property-owning democracy" Addresses the proposed political and economic institutions... more...
- Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 25.99
Justice, equality, and righteousness& mdash;these are some of our greatest moral convictions. Yet in times of social conflict, morals can become rigid, making religious war, ethnic cleansing, and political purges possible. Morality, therefore, can be viewed as pathology-a rhetorical, psychological, and social tool that is used and abused as a weapon.... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 179.00
This major book explores commons, lands and rights of usage in common, traditional and customary practices, and the cultural nature of landscapes. Importantly, it addresses now critical matters of cultural severance and largely unrecognized impacts on biodiversity and human societies, and implications for conservation, sustainability,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95
Practising Social Inclusion presents what we know about what works, and why, in promoting social inclusion and practising in a socially inclusive way. Contributing to the growing debates on social inclusion, this book moves beyond discussion of who it is that is socially excluded and the processes of exclusion. It draws on research and reflective... more...
- 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...
- Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 24.99
A scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery. As poverty has gone up, crime rates have come down, but the prison population has doubled. Meanwhile, fraud by the rich wipes out 40 per cent of the world?s wealth ? yet the rich get massively richer,... more...
- OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 105.00
Developing economies continue to grow faster than more advanced countries. Non-OECD countries share in world GDP surpassed that of OECD countries in 2010. Since its first edition in 2010, the annual Perspectives on Global Development has investigated the trends in "shifting wealth", the increasing economic weight of developing countries... more...
- Erich Schmidt Verlag 2009; US$ 28.30
Die Sozialversicherung und die übrigen Bereiche des Sozialrechts bilden eine solide Basis für die soziale Existenz jeden Bürgers. Das Sozialgesetzbuch regelt in seinen 12 Büchern den weitaus größten Teil des Sozialrechts. Die systematische Gliederung dieses Werkes orientiert sich deshalb auch am Aufbau des SGB. Aber das eBook berücksichtigt auch andere... more...
- Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 21.11
Eine Sozialethik in der globalen Gesellschaft hat zu klären, inwieweit in global vernetzten Gesellschaften über Moral überhaupt Handeln normativ gesteuert werden kann, und sie muss Kriterien für Lebensformen angeben können, in denen in Sozialisations- und Bildungsprozessen Verhaltensmotivationen und -dispositionen erworben werden können. Unter diesen... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 59.95
This text argues, from a liberal perspective, for a radical re- interpretation of existing ideas concerning social justice. Since the 1980s there has been debate between liberals and their critics, Concerning The Use Of Impartiality As A Notion On Which To Base Social theories of justice. In introducing an impartial standard of the right, the implications... more...