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  • Social Rights and Human Welfareby Hartley Dean

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 57.95

    An essential introduction to rights-based approaches in social policy, this text critically explores how social rights underpin human wellbeing. It discusses social rights as rights of citizenship in developed welfare states and as an essential component within the international human rights and human development agenda. It provides a valuable introduction... more...

  • The Transparency Societyby Byung-Chul Han

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 9.99

    Transparency is the order of the day. It is a term, a slogan, that dominates public discourse about corruption and freedom of information. Considered crucial to democracy, it touches our political and economic lives as well as our private lives. Anyone can obtain information about anything. Everything?and everyone?has become transparent: unveiled... more...

  • The Quest for Cosmic Justiceby Thomas Sowell

    Free Press 2001; US$ 16.00

    This book is about the great moral issues underlying many of the headline-making political controversies of our times. It is not a comforting book but a book about disturbing and dangerous trends. The Quest for Cosmic Justice shows how confused conceptions of justice end up promoting injustice, how confused conceptions of equality end up promoting... more...

  • A Sociocognitive Approach to Social Normsby Nicole Dubois

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 47.95

    Societies and groups attribute greater value to some behaviours and some judgments. These 'norms' are what is most important for understanding how behaviours and judgments are socially regulated. The approach presented examines in particular the social foundations of our judgments. more...

  • The Culture of Moralityby Elliot Turiel

    Cambridge University Press 2002; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    A thought-provoking explanation of how social and moral development inform our understandings of morality and culture. more...

  • What Justice? Whose Justice?by Susan Eva Eckstein; Timothy P. Wickham-Crowley

    University of California Press 2003; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    The new millennium began with the triumph of democracy and markets. But for whom is life just, how so, and why? And what is being done to correct persisting injustices? Blending macro-level global and national analysis with in-depth grassroots detail, the contributors highlight roots of injustices, how they are perceived, and efforts to alleviate them.... more...

  • Facilitating interpersonal Relationships in the Classroomby Diane Salmon; Ruth Ann Freedman

    Taylor and Francis 2001; US$ 46.95

    This volume is a guide to using the Relational Literacy Curriculum with children in grades 2-5. Based on developmental and social constructivist principles, this curriculum presents a conceptual framework and a method for enhancing children's understanding of interpersonal relationships in the classroom. The Relational Literacy Curriculum: *offers... more...

  • The Grammar of Societyby Cristina Bicchieri

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00 US$ 22.96

    In The Grammar of Society, first published in 2006, Cristina Bicchieri examines social norms, including fairness, cooperation, and reciprocity. more...

  • Real World Justiceby A. Follesdal; T. Pogge

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 83.82

    The concept of global justice makes visible how we citizens of affluent countries are potentially implicated in the horrors so many must endure in the so-called less developed countries. Distinct conceptions of global justice differ in their specific criteria of global justice. However, they agree that the touchstone is how well our global institutional... more...

  • Capabilities Equalityby Alexander Kaufman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    The capabilities approach to equality, developed by Amartyr Sen and Martha Nussbaum, seeks to answer the question: what is a proper measure of a person's condition for the purposes of determining what we owe each other, as a matter of justice? While the capabilities theory has avoided many of the conceptual difficulties that have undermined competing... more...