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Social control

  • 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 Kelly F.; 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...

  • Confronting Injustice and Oppressionby David G. Gil

    Columbia University Press 2013; US$ 34.99

    More urgent than ever, David G. Gil?s guiding text gives social workers the knowledge and confidence they need to change unjust realities. Clarifying the meaning, sources, and dynamics of injustice, exploitation, and oppression, and certifying the place of the social worker in combating these conditions, Gil promotes social change strategies rooted... more...

  • Social Controlby James J. Chriss

    Wiley 2013; US$ 31.50

    What is social control? How do social controls become part of everyday life? What role does the criminal justice system play in exerting control? Is the diagnosis and treatment of mental illness a form of social control? Do we need more social controls to prevent terrorist atrocities? In this new edition of his popular and engaging introduction,... more...

  • Making People Behaveby Elizabeth Burney

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 42.50

    This book explains why anti-social behaviour, as a focus of political rhetoric, legislative activity and social action, has gained such a high profile in Britain. It also provides a critical examination of current policies of enforcement and exclusion. more...

  • The Importance of Being Civilby John A. Hall

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 29.95

    Civility is desirable and possible, but can this fragile ideal be guaranteed? The Importance of Being Civil offers the most comprehensive look at the nature and advantages of civility, throughout history and in our world today. Esteemed sociologist John Hall expands our understanding of civility as related to larger social forces--including revolution,... more...

  • Spiritual Capitalby Samuel D. Rima

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 119.95

    In Spiritual Capital, Sam Rima makes the case for a new moral foundation or core to business and economics that directly addresses today's financial and business crisis. Based on solid academic research, Rima explains spiritual capital theory in terms of the resources needed for its creation, how it is formed, how it can be invested and what the... more...