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For the Common Good: Redirecting the Economy Toward Community, the ...

Herman E. Daly, John B. Cobb, Clifford W. Cobb - Business & Economics - 1994 - 534 pages
Winner of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order 1992, Named New Options Best Political Book Economist Herman Daly and theologian John Cobb, Jr., demonstrate how ...
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Justice Interruptus: Critical Reflections on the "postsocialist" Condition

Nancy Fraser - Philosophy - 1997 - 241 pages
Refuting the argument to choose between "the politics of recognition" and the "politics of redistribution," Justice Interruptus integrates the best aspects of both ...
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Beyond Entitlement: The Social Obligations of Citizenship

Lawrence M. Mead - Political Science - 1986 - 318 pages
Examines the effects of social welfare policies and argues that the poor should be entitled to benefits only if they fulfill the responsibilities of citizenship.
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The Real Worlds of Welfare Capitalism

Robert E. Goodin - Political Science - 1999 - 358 pages
This book traces how individuals have fared over ten years in each of the three principal types of welfare state. The authors argue that the social democratic welfare regime of ...
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States, Markets, Families: Gender, Liberalism and Social Policy in Australia ...

Julia S. O'Connor, Ann Shola Orloff, Sheila Shaver - Political Science - 1999 - 281 pages
The 1990s have seen dramatic restructuring of state social provision in the US, the UK, Canada and Australia. This has occurred largely because of the rise of market liberalism ...
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Malign Neglect: Race, Crime, and Punishment in America

Michael Tonry - Social Science - 1995 - 256 pages
Tonry focuses on the racial disparities in the criminal justice system, especially apparent discrimination toward black males.
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The Chalice and the Blade: Our History, Our Future

Riane Tennenhaus Eisler - Social Science - 1987 - 261 pages
Argues that there was a prehistoric shift in human society to patriarchy and at present society is beginning to shift away from patriarchy
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Envisioning a Sustainable Society: Learning Our Way Out

Lester W. Milbrath - Social Science - 1989 - 403 pages
The evidence is increasingly persuasive. We are changing the way our planet s physical systems work irrevocably. These changes are global and interconnected and unavoidable ...
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Race, Ethnicity, and Entrepreneurship in Urban America

Ivan Hubert Light, Carolyn Nancy Rosenstein - Social Science - 255 pages
The authors have assembled a vast body of census data to address cutting-edge issues in entrepreneurship, immigration, urban studies, economic sociology, and social policy. In ...
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