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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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Migration, Citizenship and Intercultural Relationsby Fethi Mansouri; Michele Lobo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 119.95

    Presenting the latest empirical research from Australia and engaging with contemporary global debates on questions of identity, citizenship, intercultural relations and social inclusion, this book unsettles fixed assumptions about who is included as a valued citizen and explores the possibilities for engendering inclusive visions of citizenship in... more...

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

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 89.00

    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...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 36.95

    The "lessons of history" cannot be reduced to some specious argument that knowledge of the past provides a privileged insight into the present. Nevertheless these essays show that a deep understanding of the otherness of the medieval past and of the myriad possibilities of belief, thought, and behavior of this distant and yet creative period, can... more...

  • Human-Environment Interactionsby Eduardo S. BrondÝzio; Emilio F. Moran

    Springer 2012; US$ 179.00

    Drawing on research from eleven countries across four continents, the 16 chapters in the volume bring perspectives from various specialties in anthropology and human ecology, institutional analysis, historical and political ecology, geography, archaeology, and land change sciences. The four sections of the volume reflect complementary approaches to... more...