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Modernization, Cultural Change, and Democracy: The Human Development Sequence
Cambridge University Press (2005)

This book presents a revised version of modernisation theory.

The Grammar of Society: The Nature and Dynamics of Social Norms

The Grammar of Society

The Nature and Dynamics of Social Norms

Cambridge University Press (2005)

In The Grammar of Society, first published in 2006, Cristina Bicchieri examines social norms,...

The Quest for Cosmic Justice
Free Press (2001)

This book is about the great moral issues underlying many of the headline-making political...

Social Justice: Theories, Issues, and Movements

Social Justice

Theories, Issues, and Movements

Rutgers University Press (2007)

An eye for an eye, the balance of scales--for centuries, these and other traditional concepts...

The Culture of Morality: Social Development, Context, and Conflict

The Culture of Morality

Social Development, Context, and Conflict

Cambridge University Press (2002)

A thought-provoking explanation of how social and moral development inform our understandings of...

Why Things Matter to People: Social Science, Values and Ethical Life

Why Things Matter to People

Social Science, Values and Ethical Life

Cambridge University Press (2011)

Andrew Sayer suggests how social science can better understand people's concerns and values,...

Social Control: An Introduction

Social Control (2nd ed.)

An Introduction

Wiley (2013)

What is social control? How do social controls become part of everyday life? What role does the...

The Transparency Society
Stanford University Press (2015)

In this manifesto, German-Korean philosopher Byung-Chul Han denounces transparency as a false ideal,...

Social justice and public policy: Seeking fairness in diverse societies

Social justice and public policy

Seeking fairness in diverse societies

Policy Press (2008)

This important book explores the meaning of social justice and examines how it translates into the...

The Capability Approach: Concepts, Measures and Applications

The Capability Approach

Concepts, Measures and Applications

Cambridge University Press (2008)

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