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Social control

  • Alva and Gunnar Myrdalby Thomas Etzemüller; Alex Skinner

    Lexington Books 2014; US$ 109.99

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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 Rücken

    Kohlhammer Verlag 2014; US$ 22.70

    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 Good, the Bad, and the Justby Riël 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...