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- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
Nancy Fraser?s work provides a theory of justice from multiple perspectives which has created a powerful frame for the analysis of political, moral and pragmatic dilemmas in an era of global capitalism and cultural pluralism. It has been developed through dialogue with key contemporary thinkers, including an extended critical exchange with Axel Honneth... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 6.39
Von der Arrondierung über Footloose Industry und Isolinien bis zur Zeitdistanzmethode: Die Sprache der Wirtschaftsgeografie ist von zahlreichen Fachtermini und Anglizismen geprägt. Einen ersten schnellen Überblick verschafft das vorliegende Nachschlagewerk. Anhand von 222 übersichtlichen Schlüsselbegriffen werden die Grundkonzepte und -theorien der... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 36.00
The Age of Consent; Young People, Sexuality and Citizenship addresses the contentious issue of how children's sexual behaviour should be regulated. The text includes: ·A unique history of age of consent laws in the UK, analysed via contemporary social theory ·A global comparative survey of age of consent laws and relevant international human rights... more...
- 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...
- Lexington Books 2008; US$ 39.99
This volume presents biomedicine as a site of contestation and conflicts, of processes of adaptation, accommodation, and of resistance, in a unique relationship with colonization and social control in a medical encounter that signaled the limits of State control of indigenous populations. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
The capabilities approach to equality, developed by Amartyr Sen and Martha Nussbaum, seeks to answer the question: what is a proper measure of a person's condition for the purposes of determining what we owe each other, as a matter of justice? While the capabilities theory has avoided many of the conceptual difficulties that have undermined competing... more...
- De Gruyter 2013; US$ 43.49
Otto von Bismarck and Camillo Cavour were the founders of the German and Italian nation states. Gian Enrico Rusconi shows how Bismarck promoted the creation of the nation state with the help of the Prussian army despite opposition from the Bundestag, and how Cavour used the support of the Piedmont parliament and French Emperor Napoleon... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 105.00
This volume draws on insights from a diverse group of scholars and practitioners on issues of justice and law and integration, identity and economic development, cultures and community building, and power and peace. The authors reveal the complexity of global justice as a contested ideal. more...