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  • 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...

  • 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...

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 130.00

    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...

  • 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$ 49.95

    First Published in 2008. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 55.00

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

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

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00

    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...