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- BRILL 2008; US$ 110.00
Based upon the data collected by values surveys since 1981, this volume presents detailed analyses of cultural change and stability in a number of key countries around the globe. Democratization, individualization, modernization and secularization are some of the key concepts that the authors trace in their respective countries. more...
- BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00
Based on the data from the European and World Values Studies, this volume discuss basic theoretical and methodological issues of value research and focus on some the most basic processes of value change: cultural globalization, individualization, secularization and democratization. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 124.95
Addressing an important issue from a new perspective, this provocative and challenging book illustrates how a positive human factor is essential not only to developing, but also industrialized countries. It is ideal as supplementary reading for classes in political sociology, criminal justice, development studies and philosophy. more...
- SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 504.00
The Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice presents a comprehensive overview of the field with topics of varying dimensions, breadth, and length. This three-volume Encyclopedia is designed for readers to understand the topics, concepts, and ideas that motivate and shape the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice and includes... more...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 32.99
This volume presents biomedicine as a site of contestation and conflicts, of processes of adaptation, accommodation, and of resistance, in a unique relationship with colonization and social control in a medical encounter that signaled the limits of State control of indigenous populations. more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2002; US$ 42.99
A distinguished group of political philosophers takes Miller's theory as a starting point and debates whether justice takes one form or many. Drawing real world implications from theories of justice and examining in depth social justice, national justice, and global justice, this book falls on the cutting edge of the latest developments in political... more...
- Campus Verlag 2010; US$ 36.25
Stefan Bernhard untersucht die europäische Sozialpolitik aus soziologischer Sicht. Anhand der Entstehung der Inklusionspolitik zeigt er, wie sich die EU schrittweise die Kompetenz zur Definition von Kategorien, Begriffen und statistischen Instrumenten angeeignet hat. In direktem Wettbewerb mit den Mitgliedsstaaten arbeitet sie an der Konstruktion eines... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00
This book argues that there is an ongoing planetary crisis, in both the social and natural worlds, that is of urgent importance. This demands a new politics, a politics of total liberation, one that grasps the need to unite the disparate movements for human, animal, and earth liberation. In the book, Best outlines a way forward despite challenges.... more...