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  1. Daniel Jeremy Silver (1970). Judaism and Ethics. [New York]Ktav Pub. House.
    Introduction, by D. J. Silver.--The issues: Some current trends in ethical theory, by A. Edel. Contemporary problems in ethics from a Jewish perspective, by H. Jonas. What is the contemporary problematic of ethics in Christianity? By J. M. Gustafson. Modern images of man, by J. N. Hartt. Is there a common Judaeo-Christian ethical tradition? By I. M. Blank. Problematics of Jewish ethics, by M. A. Meyer. Revealed morality and modern thought, by N. Samuelson.--The Jewish background: Does Torah mean law? (...)
     
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  2. David Novak (1992). Jewish Social Ethics. Oxford University Press.
    Leading contemporary Jewish thinker David Novak has here compiled ten of his essays on a variety of issues in Jewish ethics. Drawing constantly on classical Jewish tradition, Novak also looks at a wide range of modern critical scholarship on the ancient sources. He aims to point out certain common features of Jewish and Christian ethics and the normative implications of this overlapping of traditions; he assumes the reality of a "Judeo-Christian ethic," while refusing to minimize the doctrinal differences between the (...)
     
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    Joel Best (1994). Innumeracy in Social Problems Construction: Missing Children, Vanishing Workers, and Other Statistical Claims. [REVIEW] Argumentation 8 (4):367-376.
    Statistical claims are often central to the contemporary construction of social problems. The failure to subject these figures to critical analysis is a form of innumeracy, the inability to deal effectively with mathematical concepts. Two cases from the United States -estimates of the number of missing children, and projections for the workforce in the year 2000 -illustrate how the uncritical acceptance of inaccurate statistics can shape policy debates. Claimsmakers, the mass media, and the media audience all contribute to (...)
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    Jill Jacobs (2009). There Shall Be No Needy: Pursuing Social Justice Through Jewish Law & Tradition. Jewish Lights Pub..
    Confront the most pressing issues of twenty-first-century America in this fascinating book, which brings together classical Jewish sources, contemporary policy ...
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  5. Elliot N. Dorff & Louis E. Newman (eds.) (1995). Contemporary Jewish Ethics and Morality: A Reader. Oxford University Press.
    Over the past decade much significant new work has appeared in the field of Jewish ethics. While much of this work has been devoted to issues in applied ethics, a number of important essays have explored central themes within the tradition and clarified the theoretical foundations of Jewish ethics. This important text grew out of the need for a single work which accurately and conveniently reflects these developments within the field. The first text of its kind in almost two decades, (...)
     
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  6. Ramsden Balmforth (1893). The New Reformation and its Relation to Moral and Social Problems. Swan Sonnenschein.
     
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  7. Harry H. Bash (1995). Social Problems & Social Movements an Exploration Into the Sociological Construction of Alternative Realities. Monograph Collection (Matt - Pseudo).
     
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    Vincenzo Denicolò & Marco Mariotti (2000). Nash Bargaining Theory, Nonconvex Problems and Social Welfare Orderings. Theory and Decision 48 (4):351-358.
    In this paper we deal with the extension of Nash bargaining theory to nonconvex problems. By focussing on the Social Welfare Ordering associated with a bargaining solution, we characterize the symmetric Nash Bargaining Solution (NBS). Moreover, we obtain a unified method of proof of recent characterization results for the asymmetric single-valued NBS and the symmetric multivalued NBS, as well as their extensions to different domains.
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    Tony Fitzpatrick (2008). Applied Ethics and Social Problems: Moral Questions of Birth, Society and Death. Policy Press.
    "In Applied Ethics and Social Problems Tony Fitzpatrick presents introductions to the three most influential moral philosophies: consequentialism, Kantianism ...
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  10. Nilton Bonder (1996). The Kabbalah of Money: Insights on Livelihood, Business, and All Forms of Economic Behavior. Distributed in the United States by Random House.
    _____This book challenges us to take a broad and ethical view of economic behavior, which includes all forms of exchange and human interaction, from how we spend our money to how we fulfill our role as responsible human beings in a global ecological framework. Drawing on Jewish ethical teachings, mystical lore, and tales of the Hasidic masters, the author examines a wide range of subjects, including competition, partnerships, and contracts, loans and interest, the laws of fair exchange, and tips and (...)
     
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    Eugene B. Borowitz (1990). Exploring Jewish Ethics: Papers on Covenant Responsibility. Wayne State University Press.
    Preface What is a theologian doing appearing here in the guise of an ethician? Somewhat to my own surprise, I gradually realized that my interest in the ...
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  12. Gerald Cromer (2007). Tikkun Olam: Engaged Spirituality and Jewish Identity. Rappaport Center for Assimilation Research and Strengthening Jewish Vitality, Bar Ilan University, Faculty of Jewish Studies.
     
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  13. Hugo De Fer (1972). Jewish Ethics & Catholic Doctrine. Albuquerque, N.M.]American Classical College Press.
     
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  14. Paul Steinberg (2003). Study Guide to Jewish Ethics: A Reader's Companion to Matters of Life and Death, to Do the Right and the Good, Love Your Neighbor and Yourself. The Jewish Publication Society.
    This companion to Elliot Dorff's three books on Jewish ethics -- Matters of Life and Death , To Do the Right and the Good , and Love Your Neighbor and Yourself -- is designed for group as well as individual study. Through suggested readings from Dorff's books, probing questions, lively discussion topics, and simple writing exercises, readers will be able to analyze and clarify their own positions on a host of controversial issues: sex, surrogate motherhood, adoption, family abuse, responsibilities for (...)
     
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    David F. Labaree (2008). The Winning Ways of a Losing Strategy: Educationalizing Social Problems in the United States. Educational Theory 58 (4):447-460.
    In this essay, David Labaree examines the paradox of educationalization in the American context. He argues that, like most modern Western societies, the United States has displayed a strong tendency over the years for educationalizing social problems, even though schools have repeatedly proven that they are an ineffective mechanism for solving these problems. He starts by examining the ways in which the process of educationalizing social problems is deeply grounded in American beliefs, social processes, (...)
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  16. Jacob Neusner (2001). The Social Teaching of Rabbinic Judaism.
     
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    Jerome R. Ravetz (1971). Scientific Knowledge and its Social Problems. Oxford,Clarendon Press.
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    James Bohman (1993). New Philosophy of Social Science: Problems of Indeterminacy. The MIT Press.
    This article defends methodological and theoretical pluralism in the social sciences. While pluralistic, such a philosophy of social science is both pragmatic and normative. Only by facing the problems of such pluralism, including how to resolve the potential conflicts between various methods and theories, is it possible to discover appropriate criteria of adequacy for social scientific explanations and interpretations. So conceived, the social sciences do not give us fixed and universal features of the social (...)
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    Johan J. Graafland, S. C. W. Eijffinger & H. SmidJohan (2004). Benchmarking of Corporate Social Responsibility: Methodological Problems and Robustness. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 53 (1-2):137-152.
    This paper investigates the possibilities and problems of benchmarking Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). After a methodological analysis of the advantages and problems of benchmarking, we develop a benchmark method that includes economic, social and environmental aspects as well as national and international aspects of CSR. The overall benchmark is based on a weighted average of these aspects. The weights are based on the opinions of companies and NGO's. Using different methods of weighting, we find that the (...)
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    M. Gilbert (1999). Social Rules: Some Problems for Hart's Account, and an Alternative Proposal. [REVIEW] Law and Philosophy 18 (2):141-171.
    What is a social rule? This paper first notes three important problems for H.L.A. Hart's famous answer in the Concept of Law. An alternative account that avoids the problems is then sketched. It is less individualistic than Hart's and related accounts. This alternative account can explain a phenomenon observed but downplayed by Hart: the parties to a social rule feel that they are in some sense 'bound' to conform to it.
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  21. D. A. Ampofo (1994). The Health Issues of Human Reprodution [Sic] of Our Time: Philosophical Perspectives of Health and Social Problems of Procreation. Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences.
     
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    Karen Baistow (2000). Problems of Powerlessness: Psychological Explanations of Social Inequality and Civil Unrest in Post-War America. History of the Human Sciences 13 (3):95-116.
    This article concerns the emergence of psychological constructs of personal power and control in the United States during the 1960s and 1970s and the ways in which they contributed to contemporary political explanations of social unrest. While social scientists and politicians at the time saw this unrest as a social problem that posed threats to social cohesion and stability, they located its cause not in the power structure of society but in the individual’s sense of his (...)
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    David Bridges (2008). Educationalization: On the Appropriateness of Asking Educational Institutions to Solve Social and Economic Problems. Educational Theory 58 (4):461-474.
    Educationalization is a term most frequently used to indicate that government has inappropriately imposed on educational institutions responsibility for providing the solution to some social or economic problem. In this essay David Bridges illustrates, however, the way in which educational institutions collude in this process, where they see doing so as in their interests. He also points to the way idealistically educators might seek to contribute to the wider social agenda of their age. Indeed it is arguable that (...)
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  24. Ellen Frankel Paul, Miller Jr & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2010). Problems of Market Liberalism: Volume 15, Social Philosophy and Policy, Part 2. Cambridge University Press.
    These essays assess market liberal or libertarian political theory. They provide insights into the limits of government, develop market-oriented solutions to pressing social problems, and explore some defects in traditional libertarian theory and practice. Some of the essays deal with crucial theoretical issues, asking whether the promotion of citizens' welfare can serve as the justification for the establishment of government, or inquiring into the constraints on individual behavior that exist in a liberal social order. Some essays explore (...)
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  25. Ellen Frankel Paul, Miller Jr & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (2011). Problems of Market Liberalism: Volume 15, Social Philosophy and Policy, Part 2. Cambridge University Press.
    These essays assess market liberal or libertarian political theory. They provide insights into the limits of government, develop market-oriented solutions to pressing social problems, and explore some defects in traditional libertarian theory and practice. Some of the essays deal with crucial theoretical issues, asking whether the promotion of citizens' welfare can serve as the justification for the establishment of government, or inquiring into the constraints on individual behavior that exist in a liberal social order. Some essays explore (...)
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  26. Ellen Frankel Paul, Miller Jr & Jeffrey Paul (eds.) (1998). Problems of Market Liberalism: Volume 15, Social Philosophy and Policy, Part 2. Cambridge University Press.
    These essays assess market liberal or libertarian political theory. They provide insights into the limits of government, develop market-oriented solutions to pressing social problems, and explore some defects in traditional libertarian theory and practice. Some of the essays deal with crucial theoretical issues, asking whether the promotion of citizens' welfare can serve as the justification for the establishment of government, or inquiring into the constraints on individual behavior that exist in a liberal social order. Some essays explore (...)
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    Jiri Kabele & Ronald Radzai (forthcoming). The Dynamics of Social Problems and Transformations of Czechoslovak Society. Social Research.
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    R. A. Rothman (1974). Book Reviews: Scientific Knowledge and Its Social Problems. By JEROME R. RAVETZ. Oxford : Clarendon Press, I97I. Pp. 499. 5. [REVIEW] Philosophy of the Social Sciences 4 (2):301-302.
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    Brian J. Jones, J. R. Mcfalls & I. I. I. Gallagher (1989). Toward a Unified Model for Social Problems Theory. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 19 (3):337–356.
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    Brian J. Jones, Joseph A. Mcfalls & Bernard J. Gallagher (1989). Toward a Unified Model for Social Problems Theory. Journal for the Theory of Social Behaviour 19 (3):337-356.
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    Sam Wyly (1970). Private and Public Sector Roles in Solving Social Problems. Journal of Social Philosophy 1 (1):3-4.
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    Frederick H. Buttel (1987). The Rural Social Sciences: An Overview of Research Institutions, Tools, and Knowledge for Addressing Problems and Issues. [REVIEW] Agriculture and Human Values 4 (1):42-65.
    This paper seeks to provide a broad overview of the historical, contemporary, and future roles of the rural social sciences. This overview is preceded by a brief elaboration of a model of the social, political, and economic structure of experiment station research organizations which is helpful in identifying the particular types of agricultural and social sciences research that have tended to be conducted in land-grant institutions. Agricultural economics and rural sociology are given particular emphasis in the next (...)
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    Paul A. Roth (1995). New Philosophy of Social Science: Problems of Indeterminacy. Metaphilosophy 26 (4):440-448.
    This article defends methodological and theoretical pluralism in the social sciences. While pluralistic, such a philosophy of social science is both pragmatic and normative. Only by facing the problems of such pluralism, including how to resolve the potential conflicts between various methods and theories, is it possible to discover appropriate criteria of adequacy for social scientific explanations and interpretations. So conceived, the social sciences do not give us fixed and universal features of the social (...)
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    Paula Owens Parker (forthcoming). Book Review: We Shall All Be Changed: Social Problems and Theological Renewal. [REVIEW] Interpretation 53 (1):102-103.
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    Robert Artigiani (1993). Social Evolution: Paradigms and Problems. World Futures 38 (1):1-16.
    (1993). Social Evolution: Paradigms and problems. World Futures: Vol. 38, Theoretical Achievements and Practical Applications of General Evolutionary Theory, pp. 1-16.
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    I. I. Fursin (1987). The Dialectics of the Social and the Biological: Problems and Conceptions. Russian Studies in Philosophy 26 (3):64-78.
    A "round table" on the theme "The Dialectics of the Social and the Biological: Problems and Conceptions " was held in 1985 in Sevastopol ' under the auspices of the local section of the Philosophical Society of the USSR. The topic of the relationship between the social and the biological in the development of man in society is an important one in view of the heightened role of scientific knowledge in general, and of social knowledge in (...)
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    A. M. Gendin (1970). The "Oedipus Effect" and Methodological Problems of Social Prognosis. Russian Studies in Philosophy 9 (3):259-277.
    New problems of considerable theoretical and practical interest have been developing in the course of the intensive treatment, in the recent past, of questions of social prediction. A number of such problems are associated with the phenomena of what are termed "self-fulfilling" and "self-destructing" forecasts, to which great attention is given in contemporary philosophical and sociological literature abroad. The specifics of the relationship between past, present, and future in the functioning of social systems, the interconnection among (...)
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    Josef Lukać (1981). On Methodological Problems of the Social Sciences. Russian Studies in Philosophy 20 (3):78-91.
    It is common knowledge that problems of method have been exceptionally important in the history of science in modern times. Furthermore, their treatment with respect to the specifics of historical and social cognition has been intimately interwoven with interpretation of the fundamental questions of philosophy.
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    Li Pengcheng (1985). New Problems Posed by the New Scientific and Technological Revolution: Philosophical Reflections on Social Historical Development. Contemporary Chinese Thought 16 (4):24-42.
    1. At present, problems arising from the new scientific revolution, the technological revolution, and the industrial revolution are being discussed at home and abroad. An upsurge in studying the prospects of scientific and technological development, economic development, and social development in China and the world is occurring in theoretical circles. We philosophical workers should also give necessary attention and concern to this situation.
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    P. L. Kapitsa (1977). A Scientific and Social Approach to the Solution of Global Problems. Russian Studies in Philosophy 16 (2):25-47.
    The article by Academician P. L. Kapitsa published below is devoted to problems of the utmost importance, which have come to be termed "global." The Twenty - fifth Congress of the CPSU pointed to the need to study them scientifically and solve them practically, emphasizing that they touch on the interests of humanity as a whole and will exercise an increasingly marked influence on the lives of every people and on the entire system of international relations. In their (...) philosophical aspects they have been discussed more than once in the pages of Voprosy filosofii. Discussions of these problems took place at the round tables entitled "Man and His Environment" [See translation in our Fall-Winter 1974 number. — Ed., Soviet Studies in Philosophy], "Social Philosophy Problems of Demography," and "Science and Global Problems of Our Time," and numerous articles have been published in such series as "Science and Social Progress," "The Peace Program and the Dialectics of International Relations" [See translation in our Fall 1975 issue. — Ed., Soviet Studies in Philosophy], and "Man — Society — Nature." The editors of the journal, guided by the directives of the Twenty-fifth Party Congress on the need for further investigation of such global problems of our time, are inclined to continue the discussion of them in the future; another round table devoted to these problems is being planned now. The article by Academician P. L. Kapitsa, it seems to us, will provide fruitful stimuli for discussion at this round table, which will probably be published in several installments. As the author himself emphasizes, certain positions in his article are debatable and require discussion. The journal invites philosophers, demographers, economists, and representatives of the natural sciences to take part in discussions of the problems posed. Certain questions examined in Kapitsa's article are also treated in articles by Howard L. Parsons, A. D. Ado, and Iu. A. Kirshin published in this issue of the journal. (shrink)
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    Patricia Rinwigati Waagstein (2011). The Mandatory Corporate Social Responsibility in Indonesia: Problems and Implications. [REVIEW] Journal of Business Ethics 98 (3):455 - 466.
    The adoption of the 2007 Indonesian Law No. 40 has created significant debate over the nature of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR), namely, whether it is voluntary or mandatory. On the one hand, the adoption of such a law represents a legal recognition of the existence of CSR, and this clarification on the legal nature of a concept is necessary for understanding the obligation and responsibility. On the other hand, it has created much confusion surrounding its substance and procedures. This (...)
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  42. Elton Mayo (1949). The Social Problems of an Industrial Civilisation. Tijdschrift Voor Filosofie 11 (4):643-644.
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    Gail Kennedy (1932). Intelligence in Politics. An Approach to Social Problems. [REVIEW] Journal of Philosophy 29 (12):332-333.
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    Dwight J. Ingle (1971). Genetic Bases of Individuality and of Social Problems. Zygon 6 (3):182-191.
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    Israel Goldiamond (1973). Toward a Constructional Approach to Social Problems: Ethical and Constitutional Issues Raised by Applied Behavior Analysis. Behaviorism 2 (1):1-84.
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    James R. McConnell (1972). Scientific Knowledge and Its Social Problems. Philosophical Studies 21:221-224.
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    Sr Mary Consilia (1943). Practical Sociology and Social Problems. New Scholasticism 17 (2):196-198.
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  48. P. T. Clough (1993). The Making of the Alcoholic Hero: Social Problems and Subject Identities. Semiotica 93 (1-2):187-194.
     
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    D. Miller (1996). Parliament and Screening: Ethical and Social Problems Arising From Testing and Screening for HIV and Genetic Disease. Journal of Medical Ethics 22 (6):366-366.
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    Frederick Osborn (1965). Biological Aspects of Social Problems: A Review. The Eugenics Review 57 (4):182.
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