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  • Hacking the Humanby Ian Mann

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 124.95

    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...

  • Reclaiming the Streetsby Roy Coleman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 140.00

    In an age of mass camera surveillance people in the UK have become the most watched, catalogued and categorised people in the western world, all with little public debate or opposition. Nor has there been much more critical research that understands CCTV within the broader social relations out of which it has grown and consolidated. The aim of this... more...

  • Reclaiming Chinese Societyby You-tien Hsing; Ching Kwan Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95

    Reclaiming Chinese Society analyses the mechanisms, processes and actors producing a wide spectrum of social and cultural changes in reform China. Contrary to most literature that emphasizes economic and political processes at the expense of Chinese society, this volume argues for the centrality of the social in understanding Chinese development.... more...

  • Conundrums of Humanityby Jonathan Power

    BRILL 2007; US$ 210.00

    Poses eleven questions for our progress, ranging from "Can we diminish War?" to "How far and fast can we push forward the frontiers of Human Rights?" to "Will China dominate the century?" more...

  • Living With the Dragonby Daryl Koehn

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95

    This short book is distinguished by : 1) its systematic and comprehensive approach to the under-explored subject of unintended consequences; 2) its focus on the inherent unpredictability of human action as a major cause of such consequences; 3) its contention that these consequences pose serious challenges to the way in which moral philosophy has... 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...

  • 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...

  • Practitioner's Guide to Empirically Based Measures of Social Skillsby Douglas W. Nangle

    Springer 2009; US$ 129.00

    Approaches social skills from a social learning perspective, combining conceptual background with practical considerations. This book covers developmental and diversity issues, and includes suggestions for a range of assessment methods. It describes empirically-based assessment across the lifespan. more...

  • Measuring Justiceby Harry Brighouse; Ingrid Robeyns

    Cambridge University Press 2010; US$ 26.00

    Examines and evaluates two approaches to social justice, the capabilities approach and the primary goods approach. more...

  • Transnational Social Justiceby Dr Carlos R. Cordourier-Real

    Palgrave Macmillan 2010; US$ 105.00

    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...