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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...

  • Sozialethik in der globalen Gesellschaftby Michael Haspel

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2010; US$ 18.92

    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...

  • Alva and Gunnar Myrdalby Thomas Etzemüller; Alex Skinner

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 109.99

    Thomas Etzemüller is adjunct professor of modern history and Heisenberg Scholar at the University of Oldenburg. more...

  • Naturby Matthias Groß

    transcript 2014; US$ 12.97

    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...

  • Cultures of Controlby Miriam R. Levin

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 68.95

    This collection of essays explores the history of control by looking at a variety of cultural forms, practices, and beliefs. These ideas are examined critically, not only in the light of the possibilities which control technologies seem to offer for resolving human problems, but also the contradictory moral, political, and economic consequences they... more...

  • Trust, Risk and Uncertaintyby Dr Sean Watson; Dr Anthony Moran

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 136.00

    The themes 'trust', 'risk ' and 'uncertainty' seem especially pertinent in the context of the post-9/11 world. This book brings together a range of new research with a focus on the 'risk society' debate and on the themes of 'trust', 'uncertainty' and 'ambivalence'. Where much of the work within these crucial debates in the social sciences has been... more...

  • The moral fabric in contemporary societiesby G. Skapska; A. Orla-Bukowska; K. Kowalski

    BRILL 2003; US$ 112.00

    The proceedings of the Institute's July 2001 international congress in Krakow, Poland, reflect an interest in reviving morality and ethics to combat the decadent social philosophies of postmodernism and deconstructionism. The 21 papers discuss the moral fabric in contemporary societies, trust in contemporary societies, eastern Europe after Communis more...

  • Nanny Stateby David Harsanyi

    Crown/Archetype 2007; US$ 24.95

    When did we lose our right to be lazy, unhealthy, and politically incorrect? Move over Big Brother! An insidious new group has inserted itself into American politics. They are the nannies?not the stroller-pushing set but an invasive band of do-gooders who are subtly and steadily stripping us of our liberties, robbing us of the inalienable right to... more...