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  • Challenges and Paths to Global Justiceby H. Richard Friman

    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...

  • Resisting Ethicsby Scott Schaffer

    Palgrave Macmillan 2004; US$ 120.00

    Resisting Ethics takes on the task of developing a new form of ethics based on existentialism and the lived experience of practical resistance more...

  • The EU and Social Inclusionby Eric Marlier; Sir Tony Atkinson; Dr Bea Cantillon

    Policy Press 2006; US$ 99.00

    Social cohesion is one of the declared objectives of the European Union and, with some 16% of EU citizens at risk of poverty, the need to fight poverty and social exclusion continues as a major challenge. This book provides an in-depth analysis of the EU Social Inclusion Process, the means by which it hopes to meet this objective, and explores the... more...

  • Changing Values, Persisting Culturesby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 110.00

    Based upon the data collected by values surveys since 1981, this volume presents detailed analyses of cultural change and stability in a number of key countries around the globe. Democratization, individualization, modernization and secularization are some of the key concepts that the authors trace in their respective countries. more...

  • Measuring and Mapping Culturesby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00

    Based on the data from the European and World Values Studies, this volume discuss basic theoretical and methodological issues of value research and focus on some the most basic processes of value change: cultural globalization, individualization, secularization and democratization. more...

  • Vergesellschaftung an Europas Binnengrenzenby Jochen Roose

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 30.10

    In dieser Untersuchung sollen zwei zentrale Themen behandelt werden: 1. Was sind die Bedingung für die soziale Integration einer Gesellschaft? 2. Was sind die Bedingungen für die gesellschaftliche Integration der Europäischen Union? Bei näherer Betrachtung handelt es sich um nur eine Frage, die sich allgemein oder konkret mit Bezug auf die Europäische... more...

  • South of the Crisisby Juan E. Corradi

    Anthem Press 2010; US$ 99.00

    The book offers an unorthodox account of why and how global capitalism has entered a phase of unsustainable crises of accumulation and legitimacy, and examines the different exit strategies open to Latin American countries. more...

  • Property-Owning Democracyby Martin O'Neill; Thad Williamson

    Wiley 2012; US$ 41.95 US$ 37.76

    Property-Owning Democracy: Rawls and Beyond features a collection of original essays that represent the first extended treatment of political philosopher John Rawls' idea of a property-owning democracy. Offers new and essential insights into Rawls's idea of "property-owning democracy" Addresses the proposed political and economic institutions... more...

  • The Moral Foolby Hans-Georg Moeller

    Columbia University Press 2009; US$ 27.99

    Justice, equality, and righteousness& mdash;these are some of our greatest moral convictions. Yet in times of social conflict, morals can become rigid, making religious war, ethnic cleansing, and political purges possible. Morality, therefore, can be viewed as pathology-a rhetorical, psychological, and social tool that is used and abused as a weapon.... more...

  • Practising Social Inclusionby Ann Taket; Beth R. Crisp; Melissa Graham; Lisa Hanna; Sophie Goldingay; Linda Wilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 52.95

    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...