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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Children and Social Exclusionby Melanie Killen; Adam Rutland

    Wiley 2011; US$ 30.95

    Children and Social Exclusion: Morality, Prejudice, and Group Identity explores the origins of prejudice and the emergence of morality to explain why children include some and exclude others. Formulates an original theory about children?s experiences with exclusion and how they understand the world of discrimination based on group membership... more...

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

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; 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...

  • Teaching Justiceby Dr Kristi Holsinger

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 114.95

    Examining a range of approaches to education, Teaching Justice considers the challenges that exist in teaching about justice, drawing on extensive empirical data gathered amongst college lecturers and professors, as well as the author's own experience. Presenting extensive international research and insightful analyses, Teaching Justice will appeal... more...

  • Arbeiten an der Geschichteby Jürgen Kocka

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 56.77

    Die Geschichtswissenschaft hat sich in den letzten Jahrzehnten grundlegend verändert. Die Aufsätze Jürgen Kockas aus vierzig Jahren spiegeln diese Veränderungen wider. Vom kontrovers diskutierten Aufstieg der Sozialgeschichte in den 1960er Jahren über die konstruktivistisch-kulturhistorische Wende der 1980er Jahre bis zum Interesse an Transnationalität... more...

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

    NYU Press 2011; US$ 127.50

    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...

  • A Conflict of Visionsby Thomas Sowell

    Basic Books 2007; US$ 19.99

    Controversies in politics arise from many sources, but the conflicts that endure for generations or centuries show a remarkably consistent pattern more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 44.95

    The word "medieval" is often used in a negative way when talking about contemporary issues. Why the Middle Ages Matter refreshes our thinking about this historical era, and our own, by looking at some pressing concerns from today?s world, asking how these issues were really handled in the medieval period, and showing why the past matters now. The... more...