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  • 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...

  • Property-Owning Democracyby Martin O'Neill; Thad Williamson

    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...

  • South of the Crisisby Juan E. Corradi

    Anthem Press 2010; US$ 99.00

    The book offers an unorthodox account of why and how global capitalism has entered a phase of unsustainable crises of accumulation and legitimacy, and examines the different exit strategies open to Latin American countries. more...

  • The Moral Foolby Hans-Georg Moeller

    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...

  • Cultural Severance and the Environmentby Ian D. Rotherham

    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...

  • Practising Social Inclusionby Ann Taket; Beth R. Crisp; Melissa Graham; Lisa Hanna; Sophie Goldingay; Linda Wilson

    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...

  • 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...

  • Sozialethik in der globalen Gesellschaftby Michael Haspel

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 18.65

    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...

  • 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...

  • Naturby Matthias Groß

    transcript 2014; US$ 12.79

    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...