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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...

  • An Elizabethan Assassinby John Hall

    The History Press 2015; US$ 26.24

    Claiming to be heir to the emperors of Byzantium, an exotic but elusive figures called Theodore Paleologus surfaced in mysterious circumstances in the Elizabethan underworld. This first biography of an extraordinary character presents new documentary evidence which supports his imperial pretensions - long dismissed by historians - but also exploses... 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$ 15.95 US$ 12.76

    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...

  • How to Make Opportunity Equalby Paul Gomberg

    Wiley 2008; US$ 115.95 US$ 100.49

    This critical examination of racial equality takes a new approach to breaking down racial barriers by proposing a system of equal opportunity through shared labor and contributive justice. Focuses on how race and class inevitably structure vastly unequal life prospects Shows how human society can be organized in a way that does not socialize... more...