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  • Making People Behaveby Elizabeth Burney

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    'Anti-social behaviour' has become a label attached to a huge range of nuisance and petty crime, and rarely out of the headlines as tackling this problem has become a central part of the British government's crime control policy. At the same time 'anti-social behaviour' has provided the lever for control mechanisms ranging from the draconian to the... more...

  • Reservation and Affirmative Actionby Arvind Sharma

    SAGE India 2005; US$ 64.95

    This book examines the principles underlining the policies of reservation and affirmative action adopted by two non-homogeneous and multi-ethnic societies—India and the USA. Despite the fact that the governments of both countries have, for over fifty years now, applied these measures to overcome discrimination based on caste and race respectively,... more...

  • Measuring Justiceby Harry Brighouse; Ingrid Robeyns

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 28.00

    This book examines and evaluates two approaches to social justice, the capabilities approach and the primary goods approach. more...

  • In Search of Lost Meaningby Adam Michnik; Irena Grudzinska Gross

    University of California Press 2011; US$ 36.95

    In this new collection of essays, Adam Michnik?one of Europe?s leading dissidents?traces the post-cold-war transformation of Eastern Europe. He writes again in opposition, this time to post-communist elites and European Union bureaucrats. Composed of history, memoir, and political critique, In Search of Lost Meaning shines a spotlight on the changes... more...

  • Transnational Social Justiceby Dr Carlos R. Cordourier-Real

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 110.00

    Critically examines theories of cosmopolitan justice grounded in the major traditions of moral philosophy. Drawing upon the international ethics tradition, this book presents an argument for the validity of obligations of social justice between countries. more...

  • Children and Social Exclusionby Melanie Killen; Adam Rutland

    Wiley 2011; US$ 31.95 US$ 27.69

    Children and Social Exclusion: Morality, Prejudice, and Group Identity explores the origins of prejudice and the emergence of morality to explain why children include some and exclude others. Formulates an original theory about children’s experiences with exclusion and how they understand the world of discrimination based on group membership... more...

  • Shutting Down the Streetsby Luis A. Fernandez; Amory Starr; Christian Scholl

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 25.00

    Recently, a wall was built in eastern Germany. Made of steel and cement blocks, topped with razor barbed wire, and reinforced with video monitors and movement sensors, this wall was not put up to protect a prison or a military base, but rather to guard a three-day meeting of the finance ministers of the Group of Eight (G8). The wall manifested a level... more...

  • A Conflict of Visionsby Thomas Sowell

    Basic Books 2007; Not Available

    Controversies in politics arise from many sources, but the conflicts that endure for generations or centuries show a remarkably consistent pattern more...

  • Why the Middle Ages Matterby Celia Chazelle; Simon Doubleday; Felice Lifshitz; Amy G. Remensnyder

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    The word "medieval" is often used in a negative way when talking about contemporary issues. Why the Middle Ages Matter refreshes our thinking about this historical era, and our own, by looking at some pressing concerns from today?s world, asking how these issues were really handled in the medieval period, and showing why the past matters now. The... more...

  • Controlling im Kulturmanagementby Petra Schneidewind

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2012; US$ 13.38

    Die Zukunft der Kulturbetriebe wird durch viele Veränderungsprozesse geprägt sein. Relevante Rahmenbedingungen verändern sich und die Kulturbetriebe müssen sich anpassen. Im Zuge dieser Entwicklung müssen sich auch die betrieblichen Informationssysteme anpassen. Wie Kulturbetriebe sich ein funktionsfähiges, wirkungsvolles Informationssystem aufbauen... more...