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  • Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Ownby Jeffrey A. Kottler; Mike Marriner

    Wiley 2009; US$ 40.00

    A book of hope, of resilience, and of passionate and courageous efforts to change people's lives far beyond the narrow scope of your own community and immediate circle of influence Imbued with both a fitting sense of urgency and a profound sense of hope, Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Own tells the stories of faculty, students,... 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...

  • 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...

  • Living With the Dragonby Daryl Koehn

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95

    The book consists of a short introduction to the significance of unintended consequences and four chapters. The first chapter develops a typology of unintended consequences and distinguishes them from historical contingencies. The second chapter analyzes three types of causes of such consequences: worldly, practical and psychological causes. The third... 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...

  • 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

    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...