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Social control

  • (Mis)recognition, Social Inequality and Social Justiceby Terry Lovell

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    This collection of essays considers some of the conceptual and philosophical contentions that Nancy Fraser?s work has provoked, presenting some compelling examples of its analytical power in a range of contexts. more...

  • The Age of Consentby Dr Matthew Waites

    Palgrave Macmillan 2005; US$ 34.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Arbeiten an der Geschichteby Jürgen Kocka

    Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2012; US$ 66.99

    Die Geschichtswissenschaft hat sich in den letzten Jahrzehnten grundlegend verändert. Die Aufsätze Jürgen Kockas aus vierzig Jahren spiegeln diese Veränderungen wider. Vom kontrovers diskutierten Aufstieg der Sozialgeschichte in den 1960er Jahren über die konstruktivistisch-kulturhistorische Wende der 1980er Jahre bis zum Interesse an Transnationalität... 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...

  • Biomedicine as a Contested Siteby Poonam Bala

    Lexington Books 2008; US$ 32.99

    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...

  • Capabilities Equalityby Alexander Kaufman

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 49.95

    In this volume, leading scholars present new and original essays to address controversies raised regarding the focus, structure and justification of the capabilities approach to equality. more...

  • The Capability Approachby Flavio Comim; Mozaffar Qizilbash; Sabina Alkire

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 55.00

    An analysis of Amartya Sen's capability approach in the context of poverty and justice. more...

  • Cavour e Bismarckby Gian Enrico Rusconi; Friederike Hausmann

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 42.00

    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 III for the... more...

  • Challenges and Paths to Global Justiceby H. Richard Friman

    Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 100.00

    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...