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Sociology

  • Utilitarianismby

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 2.99

    Mill attempts to prove the principle of utility, explains its enforcement, and discusses its relation to a principle of justice. This is an interesting view, and the author is very thorough in his subject. A philosophical must! more...

  • Fathers and Sonsby

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.49

    This is a story of two sons who graduated college and returned home (to their fathers). The book goes on to describe the radically different lives of the two friends. We follow the downfalls and upswings of their lives and how it affects each other. Quite a philosophical read. more...

  • Life Without Principleby

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 2.99

    This essay is one the Thoreau's strongest judgements of America's constituted society. This goes along with the public address of 'Slavery in Massachusetts' and his defense of John Brown. more...

  • UTOPIAby

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 2.99

    Not to be taken seriously, UTOPIA is about a perfect society where everyone works, all things are community owned, and crime was non-existent. more...

  • Changing Values, Persisting Culturesby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 110.00

    Based upon the data collected by values surveys since 1981, this volume presents detailed analyses of cultural change and stability in a number of key countries around the globe. Democratization, individualization, modernization and secularization are some of the key concepts that the authors trace in their respective countries. more...

  • Cranfordby

    NuVision Publications, LLC 2003; US$ 3.99

    In this amusing and heartrending comedy of early Victorian life in a country town, Ms. Gaskell describes the monotonous lives of the lady-like inhabitants so as to offer a sardonic annotation on the varied experiences of men and women. more...

  • Das Bild der Welt im Mittelalterby

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 69.20

    In Zeiten von Google Earth sind weiße Flecken auf der Landkarte kaum mehr vorstellbar. Was aber wussten die mittelalterlichen Menschen von der Welt? Was wussten sie von ihrer Beschaffenheit, ihren Völkern, deren Schätzen und Wundern, was von der Natur? Wie also war das Weltbild des Mittelalters, und wie änderte es sich? Anhand von acht prominenten... more...

  • Measuring and Mapping Culturesby

    BRILL 2007; US$ 121.00

    Based on the data from the European and World Values Studies, this volume discuss basic theoretical and methodological issues of value research and focus on some the most basic processes of value change: cultural globalization, individualization, secularization and democratization. more...

  • Social Capital in Europe: Similarity of Countries and Diversity of People?by

    BRILL 2008; US$ 130.00

    Social capital may foster the integration of a society and the stability of a democracy.This volume examines the differences in levels, causes and consequences of social capital between 22 European countries surveyed in the 2002 European Social Survey. Muliti-level analyses are used in each contribution more...

  • Youth and Age in the Medieval Northby

    BRILL 2008; US$ 158.00

    This interdisciplinary volume explores social, cultural and biological definitions of youth and age specific to the medieval north, and changing mentalities towards youth and age as a result of political, cultural, and religious transformations in the north. more...