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  • Theories of Distributive Justice

    Who Gets What and Why, 1st Edition

    By Jeppe von Platz

    How should we design our economic systems? Should we tax the rich at a higher rate than the poor? Should we have a minimum wage? Should the state provide healthcare for all? These and many related questions are the subject of distributive justice, and different theories of distributive justice…

    Paperback – 2020-04-09 
    Routledge

  • Troubles of Children and Parents

    1st Edition

    By Susan Isaacs

    Published in 1948: Parents have many problems. Those dealt with in this are mainly the social and emotional difficulties arising in the development of children in their early years. The material is selected from a much larger bulk of actual letters from parents and nurses which the author answered…

    Paperback – 2020-04-04 
    Routledge
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  • All Connected Now

    Life In The First Global Civilization, 1st Edition

    By Walter Truett Anderson

    Going beyond the narrow economic focus common to most books about globalization, All Together Now describes four kinds of global change-economic, political, cultural, biological-all of which are now accelerating, driven by the increasing mobility of symbols, goods, people, and non-human life forms.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Freedom, Fame, Lying And Betrayal

    Essays On Everyday Life, 1st Edition

    By Leszek Kolakowski

    Polish philosopher Leszek Kolakowski is renowned worldwide for wrestling with serious philosophical conundrums with dazzling elegance. In this new book, he turns his characteristic wit to important themes of ordinary life, from the need for freedom to the wheel of fortune, from the nature of God to…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Boys

    Masculinities In Contemporary Culture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Smith

    Analyzing the meanings of masculinity in contemporary culture, this book examines specific cultural male icons like Muhammad Ali, Harvey Keitel, Jean-Claude Van Damme, and Newt Gingrich and explores the male stereotypes such as the cowboy, the father, the homosexual, and the Black terror.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • American Social Character

    Modern Interpretations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rupert Wilkinson

    This anthology features the writings of 17 important analysts of American character and culture. From 1945 to the present, this book includes selections by Charles Reich, Christopher Lasch, Philip Slater and many others. There is a general introduction to the subject and each selection is preceded…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Facing Limits

    Ethics And Health Care For The Elderly, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gerald R. Winslow

    Advances in medical technology and the rapidly increasing population of older Americans are causing people to question the ethical limits of life-extending interventions. How do we weigh issues involving equity, efficiency, autonomy, natural life span, and responsibility for the financial burdens…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Christianity And Democracy In Global Context

    1st Edition

    By John Witte

    In the past, Christianity has had both positive and negative influences on democracy. Christian churches have served as benevolent agents of welfare and catalysts of political reform. But they have also served as belligerent allies of repression and censors of human rights. Christian theology has…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Media Beyond Socialism

    Theory And Practice In East-central Europe, 1st Edition

    By Slavko Splichal

    Media Beyond Socialism treats the changing relationships among media, state, economy, and civil society in the current period of transition in East Europe from socialism to the establishment of Western-type democracies. Analyzing the relevance of mass communication and particularly of the media in…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Drought And Aid In The Sahel

    A Decade Of Development Cooperation, 1st Edition

    By Carolyn M. Somerville

    The 1968-1974 drought in the Sahel was an unprecedented catastrophe for the region, causing extensive crop failures, loss of human and animal populations, political instability, and the destruction of social and cultural structures. The response of the world to the catastrophe began with food aid…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Informal Finance In Low-income Countries

    1st Edition

    Edited by Dale W Adams, Robert E. Hunter

    Invisible to official statistics and operating outside the reach of governmental regulation, informal finance markets often prove more efficient and more fair than their formal counterparts. The authors of these studies emphasize the diversity and richness of informal credit markets.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-03 
    Routledge

  • Food Production And Rural Development In The Sahel

    Lessons From Mali's Operation Riz-segou, 1st Edition

    By R. James Bingen

    This book examines the political and economic consequences of Operation Rlz-Segou in Mali to increase food production. It discusses why only those policies designed and implemented to share power with the people can lay the economic foundation required to overcome rural poverty in the Sahel.…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge

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