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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...

  • Alva and Gunnar Myrdalby Thomas Etzemüller; Alex Skinner

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 109.99

    Thomas Etzemüller is adjunct professor of modern history and Heisenberg Scholar at the University of Oldenburg. more...

  • Perspectives on Global Development 2014by OECD Publishing; OECD Development Centre

    OECD Publishing 2014; US$ 105.00

    Developing economies continue to grow faster than more advanced countries. Non-OECD countries’ share in world GDP surpassed that of OECD countries in 2010. Since its first edition in 2010, the annual Perspectives on Global Development has investigated the trends in "shifting wealth", the increasing economic weight of developing countries... more...

  • 222 Keywords Wirtschaftsgeografieby Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden

    Springer 2014; US$ 9.99

    Von der Arrondierung uber Footloose Industry und Isolinien bis zur Zeitdistanzmethode: Die Sprache der Wirtschaftsgeografie ist von zahlreichen Fachtermini und Anglizismen gepragt. Einen ersten schnellen Uberblick verschafft das vorliegende Nachschlagewerk. Anhand von 222 ubersichtlichen Schlusselbegriffen werden die Grundkonzepte und -theorien der... more...

  • Naturby Matthias Groß

    transcript 2014; US$ 12.34

    Natur ist Gegenbegriff von Gesellschaft, von Kultur, vom Sozialen, kurz: sie ist alles, was der Mensch nicht erschaffen hat. Natur scheint damit auch all das zu sein, was nicht zum Untersuchungsbereich der Soziologie gehört. Dieses Buch interpretiert die Entwicklung der Soziologie als Auseinandersetzung mit ihrem vermeintlichen Gegenpol Natur. Hierzu... more...

  • The Social Metabolismby Manuel González de Molina; Víctor M. Toledo

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Over this last decade, the concept of Social Metabolism has gained prestige as a theoretical instrument for the required analysis, to such an extent that there are now dozens of researchers, hundreds of articles and several books that have adopted and use this concept. However, there is a great deal of variety in terms of definitions and interpretations,... more...

  • 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...

  • Sozialethikby Friedo Ricken

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 19.80

    Ein Grundkurs hat die Aufgabe, philosophisches Basiswissen zu vermitteln, mit dessen Hilfe die Studierenden sich in der gegenwärtigen Diskussion orientieren können. Deshalb müssen die Klassiker zur Sprache kommen; Begriffe, Fragestellungen und Lösungsansätze müssen in ihrem geschichtlichen Zusammenhang entwickelt werden. Die Sozialethik fragt nach... more...

  • The Divideby Matt Taibbi

    Scribe Publications Pty Ltd 2014; US$ 24.99

    In The Divide , Matt Taibbi ? the scourge of America?s financial plutocrats ? takes on his most important story yet. Written with forensic zeal and righteous rage, this is an exploration of an unprecedented wealth gap that is not just changing the US?s economic life, but transforming the meaning of rights, justice, and basic citizenship. The wealthy... more...