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Social control

  • World Social Protection Report 2014/15by International Institute of Labour Studies

    International Labour Office 2014; US$ 50.00

    This ILO flagship report provides a global overview of the organization of social protection systems, their coverage and benefits, as well as public expenditures on social protection. It includes valuable and comprehensive statistical annexes with the latest social protection data. more...

  • The Complexity of Social Normsby Maria Xenitidou; Bruce Edmonds

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the view that normative behaviour is part of a complex of social mechanisms, processes and narratives that are constantly shifting. From this perspective, norms are not a kind of self-contained social object or fact, but rather an interplay of many things that we label as norms when we ?take a snapshot? of them at a particular instant.... more...

  • The Good, the Bad, and the Justby RiŽl Vermunt

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 134.95

    Drawing on multidisciplinary findings and ideas, this book offers explanations as to why, how and to what extent, people, in an effort to attain justice, allocate social resources between self and others and among others. The role of the essential features of allocation behaviour are examined in the newly developed Justice Model, and the work also... more...

  • The Divide: American injustice in the age of the wealth gapby Matt Taibbi

    Scribe Publications 2014; US$ 24.99

    A scathing portrait of an urgent new American crisis Over the last two decades, America has been falling deeper and deeper into a statistical mystery. As poverty has gone up, crime rates have come down, but the prison population has doubled. Meanwhile, fraud by the rich wipes out 40 per cent of the world?s wealth ? yet the rich get massively richer,... more...

  • Badass Teachers Unite!by Mark Naison

    Haymarket Books 2014; US$ 16.95

    Mark Naison exposes how dominant Education Reform policies destabilize low income communities. more...

  • The Routledge International Handbook of Social Justiceby Michael Reisch

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 205.00

    In a world where genocide, hunger, poverty, war, and disease persist and where richer nations often fail to act to address these problems or act too late, a prerequisite to achieving even modest social justice goals is to clarify the meaning of competing discourses on the concept. Throughout history, calls for social justice have been used to rationalize... more...

  • Unmasking the Social Engineerby Christopher Hadnagy; Paul F. Kelly; Paul Ekman

    Wiley 2014; US$ 34.99

    Learn to identify the social engineer by non-verbal behavior Unmasking the Social Engineer: The Human Element of Security focuses on combining the science of understanding non-verbal communications with the knowledge of how social engineers, scam artists and con men use these skills to build feelings of trust and rapport in their targets. The... more...

  • The Politics of Recognition and Social Justiceby Maria Pallotta-Chiarolli; Bob Pease

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    Through a series of case studies of groups challenging social inequalities - based in class, race, culture, nationality, sexuality, religion, age, and disability - this book develops a critical-theoretical account of forms of resistance. It explores how people make sense of their subjectivity as they are constructed and reconstructed within relations... more...

  • Social Justice in a Global Ageby Olaf Cramme; Patrick Diamond

    Wiley 2013; US$ 38.95

    What is the relationship between the principles of social justice and global justice? How can we best reconcile the quest for greater social justice ‘at home' with greater social justice in the world? Are the social justice pressures our societies currently face the result of globalisation or are they domestically generated? How can we advance... more...

  • Practising Social Inclusionby Ann Taket; Beth R. Crisp; Melissa Graham; Lisa Hanna; Sophie Goldingay; Linda Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 51.95

    Practising Social Inclusion presents what we know about what works, and why, in promoting social inclusion and practising in a socially inclusive way. Contributing to the growing debates on social inclusion, this book moves beyond discussion of who it is that is socially excluded and the processes of exclusion. It draws on research and reflective... more...