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Human Rights and Memory

Subjects: Human rights--History; Human rights--Social aspects; International relations--HistoryLANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Linguistics / General; PHILOSOPHY / Political; POLITICAL SCIENCE / Civil Rights

  • Abstract: Memories of historical events like the Holocaust have played a key role in the internationalization of human rights. Their importance lies in their ability to ...

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Challenges for Rural America in the Twenty-First Century

Subjects: Sociology, Rural--United States; Rural development--United StatesSOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General; HISTORY / United States / 21st Century; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / Rural

  • Abstract: The twentieth century was one of profound transformation in rural America. Demographic shifts and economic restructuring have conspired to alter dramatically the lives of rural ...

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Protecting the Elderly : How Culture Shapes Social Policy

Subjects: Older people--Services for--Government policy--Cross-cultural studies; Politics and cultureSOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General; FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Abuse / Elder Abuse; FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Eldercare

  • Abstract: Building on the pioneering work of anthropologist Mary Douglas and political scientist Aaron Wildavsky, this book develops and applies'grid-group'theory to show how political culture can ...

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A Civil Tongue : Justice, Dialogue, and the Politics of Pluralism

Subjects: Courtesy; Cultural pluralism; JusticePHILOSOPHY / Ethics & Moral Philosophy; PHILOSOPHY / Political; POLITICAL SCIENCE / History & Theory

  • Abstract: This book is about a widely shared desire: the desire among citizens for a vibrant and effective social discourse of legitimation. ...

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Critical Issues in Social Theory

Subjects: SociologySOCIAL SCIENCE / Essays; PHILOSOPHY / Criticism; SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General

  • Abstract: Critical Issues in Social Theory is an analytical survey of persistent controversies that have shaped the field of ...

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