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  • Democracy, Equality, and Justiceby John E. Hill

    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...

  • The Divide: American injustice in the age of the wealth gapby Matt Taibbi

    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...

  • Perspectives on Global Development 2014by OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    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...

  • Teaching Justiceby Kristi Holsinger

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 114.95

    Examining a range of approaches to education, Teaching Justice considers the challenges that exist in teaching about justice, drawing on extensive empirical data gathered amongst college lecturers and professors, as well as the author's own experience. Presenting extensive international research and insightful analyses, Teaching Justice will appeal... more...

  • Resisting Ethicsby Scott Schaffer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 120.00

    Resisting Ethics takes on the task of developing a new form of ethics based on existentialism and the lived experience of practical resistance 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...

  • Sozialversicherungsrecht und sonstige Bereiche des Sozialrechtsby Hans-Dieter Braun; Stefanie Gnirke; Thomas Göhde; Günter Hans; Michael Heinrich; Thorsten Schindler; Edeltrud Zahn; Hans-Dieter Braun; Horst Jäger

    Erich Schmidt Verlag 2009; US$ 28.63

    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...

  • Sozialethik in der globalen Gesellschaftby Michael Haspel

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 18.67

    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...

  • Naturby Matthias Groß

    transcript 2014; US$ 12.80

    Natur ist Gegenbegriff von Gesellschaft, von Kultur, vom Sozialen, kurz: sie ist alles, was der Mensch nicht erschaffen hat. Natur scheint damit auch all das zu sein, was nicht zum Untersuchungsbereich der Soziologie gehört. Dieses Buch interpretiert die Entwicklung der Soziologie als Auseinandersetzung mit ihrem vermeintlichen Gegenpol Natur. Hierzu... more...

  • IMPERFECTION AND IMPARTIALITYby Marcel L.J. Wissenburg

    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...