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  • Changing Values, Persisting Culturesby

    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...

  • Measuring and Mapping Culturesby

    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...

  • Developing Civil Societyby Dr Senyo Adjibolosoo

    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...

  • Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justiceby Gary L. Anderson; Kathryn G. Herr

    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...

  • European Values at the Turn of the Millenniumby Wil Arts; Loek Halman

    BRILL 2004; US$ 65.00

    This book provides insights in and explanations of the varieties ans similarities in values in Europe in a number of life spheres at the turn of the millennium. more...

  • Biomedicine as a Contested Siteby Poonam Bala

    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...

  • Forms of Justiceby Daniel A. Bell; Avner de-Shalit

    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...

  • Die Konstruktion von Inklusionby Stefan Bernhard

    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...

  • The Politics of Total Liberationby Steven Best

    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...

  • The Grammar of Societyby Cristina Bicchieri

    Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 28.00

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