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Social control

  • Vertrauen und Glaubwürdigkeitby

    VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2015; US$ 39.99

    Vertrauenswürdigkeit von öffentlichen Personen und Institutionen ist für jeden Einzelnen ein wichtiges Kriterium und größtes Problem bei der Meinungsbildung. Eine Diskussion aus der Sicht der Psychologie, der Publizistik, der Politik, der Wirtschaft, der Philosophie, des Rechts und der Kunst kann helfen, aus wechselseitigen Perspektiven neue und übergreifende... 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...

  • 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...

  • Cultural Severance and the Environmentby

    Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book examines issues of landscape change and the eco-cultural nature of the environment. It looks at how widespread landscape abandonment, rural depopulation, and urbanisation effects the environment and appropriate protection and conservation measures. more...

  • The Complexity of Social Normsby

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book explores the view that normative behaviour is part of a complex of social mechanisms, processes and narratives that are constantly shifting. From this perspective, norms are not a kind of self-contained social object or fact, but rather an interplay of many things that we label as norms when we ?take a snapshot? of them at a particular instant.... more...

  • 222 Keywords Wirtschaftsgeografieby

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 9.99

    Von der Arrondierung über Footloose Industry und Isolinien bis zur Zeitdistanzmethode: Die Sprache der Wirtschaftsgeografie ist von zahlreichen Fachtermini und Anglizismen geprägt. Einen ersten schnellen Überblick verschafft das vorliegende Nachschlagewerk. Anhand von 222 übersichtlichen Schlüsselbegriffen werden die Grundkonzepte und -theorien der... more...

  • Human-Environment Interactionsby

    Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 179.00

    This book represents some of the latest thinking on human-environment interactions (HEI) research across diverse disciplines such as demography, health, land use and land cover change, institutions, resource management, sustainability, and policy implications. more...

  • Developing Civil Societyby Dr Senyo Adjibolosoo

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2006; US$ 149.95

    Addressing an important issue from a new perspective, this provocative and challenging book illustrates how a positive human factor is essential not only to developing, but also industrialized countries. It is ideal as supplementary reading for classes in political sociology, criminal justice, development studies and philosophy. more...

  • Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justiceby Gary L. Anderson; Kathryn G. Herr

    SAGE Publications 2007; US$ 504.00

    The Encyclopedia of Activism and Social Justice presents a comprehensive overview of the field with topics of varying dimensions, breadth, and length. This three-volume Encyclopedia is designed for readers to understand the topics, concepts, and ideas that motivate and shape the fields of activism, civil engagement, and social justice and includes... more...

  • European Values at the Turn of the Millenniumby Wil Arts; Loek Halman

    BRILL 2004; US$ 65.00

    This book provides insights in and explanations of the varieties ans similarities in values in Europe in a number of life spheres at the turn of the millennium. more...