Amartya Kumar Sen - Law - 1995 - 207 pages
In this deft analysis, Amartya Sen argues that the dictum "all men are created equal" serves largely to deflect attention from the fact that we differ in age, gender, talents ...
Richard G. Wilkinson - Medical - 2006 - 355 pages
In this book, pioneering social epidemiologist Richard G. Wilkinson shows how inequality affects social relations and wellbeing.
Ellen Kaplan, Michael Kaplan - Philosophy - 2010 - 304 pages
A lighthearted survey of the science of mistakes by the authors of Chances Are reveals how the human race is hard-wired to get things wrong in countless ways, citing such ...
Brian Halweil - Nature - 2004 - 236 pages
An examination of food transportation practices throughout America and the rest of the world evaluates the economic and social costs of eating non-locally produced foods ...
Geoffrey C. Ward, Ken Burns - History - 2000 - 489 pages
Text and photographs reveal the history of jazz and celebrate the contributions of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, John Coltrane, and other artists.