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  • The Transparency Societyby Byung-Chul Han

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 9.99 US$ 8.99

    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...

  • An Elizabethan Assassinby John Hall

    The History Press 2015; US$ 10.56

    Seducer, spy and ruthless assassin, Theodore Paleologus claimed to be heir to the emperors of Byzantium and became intimately involved with great courtiers and notorious villains of the Elizabethan world.In this first biography of Theodore Paleologus, new documentary evidence exposes him as a hardened mercenary and killer in the pay of the wicked Earl... more...

  • Vertrauen und Glaubwürdigkeitby Beatrice Dernbach; Michael Meyer

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 38.20

    Vertrauenswürdigkeit von öffentlichen Personen und Institutionen ist für jeden Einzelnen ein wichtiges Kriterium und größtes Problem bei der Meinungsbildung. Eine Diskussion aus der Sicht der Psychologie, der Publizistik, der Politik, der Wirtschaft, der Philosophie, des Rechts und der Kunst kann helfen, aus wechselseitigen Perspektiven neue und übergreifende... more...

  • 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...

  • Social Justice and Deep Participationby Paula Donnelly Roark

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    Knowing what deep participation is, and how it works, can make a critical difference in solving 21st century economic, political, and social problems. This book provides a new approach to hands-on change and begins formulation of a participatory social theory promising greater prosperity and justice for all. 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...

  • Trayvon Martin, Race, and American Justiceby Kenneth J. Fasching-Varner; Rema E. Reynolds; Katrice A. Albert; Lori L. Martin

    SensePublishers 2014; US$ 37.01

    Trayvon Martin, Race, and ?American Justice?: Writing Wrong is the first comprehensive text to analyze not only the killing of Trayvon Martin, but the implications of this event for the state of race in the United States. Bringing together contributions from a variety of disciplines and approaches, this text pushes readers to answer the question:... more...

  • Conflict Transformation through Schoolby Jeremy Cunningham

    Institute of Education Press 2014; US$ 41.95

    Conflict transformation changes the relationships, attitudes, interests, discourses and underlying structures that encourage violent political conflict. Uganda after twenty years of war provides a case study of the role of education in building sustainable peace, and how the school curriculum can contribute to or impede conflict transformation. more...

  • Relating Indigenous and Settler Identitiesby Avril Bell

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book uses identity theories to explore the struggles of indigenous peoples against the domination of the settler imaginary in Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States. The book argues that a new relational imaginary can revolutionize the way settler peoples think about and relate to indigenous difference. more...

  • Alva and Gunnar Myrdalby Thomas Etzemüller; Alex Skinner

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 54.99

    Thomas Etzemüller examines the impact of two of the leading social scientists of the twentieth century, Alva and Gunnar Myrdal. This study brings to light the roots of modern social engineering, providing insight for today's sociologists, historians, and political scholars. more...