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  • Naturby Matthias Groß

    transcript 2014; US$ 13.00

    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...

  • 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 Publishing Group 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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  • 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...

  • 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...