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  • 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...

  • New Frontiers in Socializationby Richard A. Settersten Jr.; Timothy J Owens

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 155.00

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  • Social Development, Social Inequalities, and Social Justiceby Cecilia Wainryb; Judith G. Smetana; Elliot Turiel

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    This volume considers previously separate bodies of research on social justice, social equality, and social development. Eminent scholars from a variety of disciplines discuss the latest research to help us understand the relation between social inequalities and social development. In so doing, the book documents the powerful ways that social inequalities... more...

  • Kinder und Jugendliche mit Diabetesby Peter Hürter; Karin Lange

    Springer 2005; US$ 39.95

    Unser Kind hat Diabetes ? was nun? Wird bei einem Kind Diabetes diagnostiziert, ist in seinem Leben nichts mehr so, wie es vorher war. Die ersten Fragen, die sich Eltern stellen, wenn der Kinderarzt ihnen die Diagnose Diabetes mitteilt, sind meist: Wie wird unser Kind damit umgehen? Wie können wir ihm helfen? Was hat das für Folgen für unsere Familie?... more...

  • (Mis)recognition, Social Inequality and Social Justiceby Terry Lovell

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    Nancy Fraser?s work provides a theory of justice from multiple perspectives which has created a powerful frame for the analysis of political, moral and pragmatic dilemmas in an era of global capitalism and cultural pluralism. It has been developed through dialogue with key contemporary thinkers, including an extended critical exchange with Axel Honneth... more...

  • Social Life and Social Knowledgeby Ulrich Mueller; Jeremy I.M. Carpendale; Nancy Budwig; Bryan Sokol

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In this new volume, leading researchers provide state-of-the-art perspectives on how social interaction influences the development of knowledge. The book integrates approaches from a variety of disciplines including developmental psychology, psychopathology, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, evolutionary biology, and primatology. It reviews the... more...

  • The Capability Approachby Flavio Comim; Mozaffar Qizilbash; Sabina Alkire

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 60.00

    An analysis of Amartya Sen's capability approach in the context of poverty and justice. more...

  • A Study of Personal and Cultural Valuesby Roy D'Andrade

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This study analyzes American, Vietnamese and Japanese personal values, attempting to understand how it can be ethnographers find large differences in values between cultures, yet empirical surveys find relatively small, almost trivial differences in personal values between cultures. more...

  • Global Justiceby Gillian Brock

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 44.99

    Gillian Brock develops a model of global justice that takes seriously the moral equality of all human beings notwithstanding their legitimate diverse identifications and affiliations. She addresses concerns about implementing global justice, showing how we can move from theory to feasible public policy that makes progress toward global justice. - ;Gillian... more...

  • Hacking the Humanby Mr Ian Mann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    Ian Mann's Hacking the Human highlights the main sources of risk from social engineering and draws on psychological models to explain the basis for human vulnerabilities. Offering more than a simple checklist to follow, the book provides a rich mix of examples, applied research and practical solutions for security and IT professionals that enable... more...