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

    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...

  • Social Life and Social Knowledgeby Ulrich Mueller; Jeremy I.M. Carpendale; Nancy Budwig; Bryan Sokol

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95

    In this new volume, leading researchers provide state-of-the-art perspectives on how social interaction influences the development of knowledge. The book integrates approaches from a variety of disciplines including developmental psychology, psychopathology, philosophy, anthropology, sociology, evolutionary biology, and primatology. It reviews the... more...

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

    Cambridge University Press 2008; US$ 58.00

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

  • Global Justiceby Gillian Brock

    OUP Oxford 2009; US$ 44.99

    Gillian Brock develops a model of global justice that takes seriously the moral equality of all human beings notwithstanding their legitimate diverse identifications and affiliations. She addresses concerns about implementing global justice, showing how we can move from theory to feasible public policy that makes progress toward global justice. more...

  • A Study of Personal and Cultural Valuesby Roy D'Andrade

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    This study analyzes American, Vietnamese and Japanese personal values, attempting to understand how it can be ethnographers find large differences in values between cultures, yet empirical surveys find relatively small, almost trivial differences in personal values between cultures. more...

  • Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Ownby Jeffrey A. Kottler; Mike Marriner

    Wiley 2009; US$ 44.00 US$ 39.60

    By supporting others and promoting change, helping professionals also enjoy the benefit of personal growth. Changing People's Lives While Transforming Your Own is filled with narratives from individuals from social work, psychology, counseling, and allied health fields. Inspiring and stirring, this book vividly illustrates how to promote social justice... more...

  • Reclaiming the Streetsby Roy Coleman

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95

    In an age of mass camera surveillance people in the UK have become the most watched, catalogued and categorised people in the western world, all with little public debate or opposition. Nor has there been much more critical research that understands CCTV within the broader social relations out of which it has grown and consolidated. The aim of this... more...

  • Reclaiming Chinese Societyby You-tien Hsing; Ching Kwan Lee

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 50.95

    Reclaiming Chinese Society analyses the mechanisms, processes and actors producing a wide spectrum of social and cultural changes in reform China. Contrary to most literature that emphasizes economic and political processes at the expense of Chinese society, this volume argues for the centrality of the social in understanding Chinese development.... more...

  • How to Make Friendsby Ruth M Macconville

    SAGE Publications 2008; US$ 38.00

    This book provides a comprehensive guide for schools to enable positive peer relationships and enhance social inclusion more...

  • Living With the Dragonby Daryl Koehn

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 43.95

    The book consists of a short introduction to the significance of unintended consequences and four chapters. The first chapter develops a typology of unintended consequences and distinguishes them from historical contingencies. The second chapter analyzes three types of causes of such consequences: worldly, practical and psychological causes. The third... more...