An overview of Karl Marx's critique of the capitalist mode of production. This article explores sign value, cult value, exhibition value, functional value, and artistic aura.
Socialization is one of the most important social processes in every human society. With out socialization the human beings would not be able to participate on group life and develop the human characteristics. The process through which an infant internalizes the values and norms into his self or...
There are many theories that tend to explain different aspects in human development. According to Encarta Encyclopedia, 2006, these are system of assumptions based on limited information or knowledge, devised to analyze, predict, or otherwise...
This article presents a step by step example of how to conduct a factor analysis.
Locke’s theory created a foundation for future democratic societies to be influenced by the system of protecting individual rights and creating a shared ideal of morals under one government.
Many may be surprised to know that human brain is also a social organ. That is why the term social brain has been applied to its some specific parts. Social brain can be defined as parts of the brain
Sociological theory is a set of logically interrelated propositions from which empirical uniformities can be derived. Theory as a conceptual scheme designed to explain observed regularities. Theory consists 1) a set of concepts descriptive or operative; 2) a set of propositions, each stating a...
Taking time to assess what we read or hear, to digest it, and then decide if it is factual or not is difficult when we have so many sources to verify.
Why are some people always smiling while others are always complaining about how hard life is? What lies int heir personalities that makes them so different?
Ivan D. Illich, 1926 - 2002. Austrian born, he was an academic, a philosopher, an anarchist, a sociologist, a catholic priest, an activist, a reformer, an inspiration and a source of hope for many.