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Norbert Elias: An Introduction

An Introduction

Gives an introduction to Norbert Elias’ work that is not part of the Collected Works of Norbert Elias.

352 pages

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Table of Contents

Part 1 - Norbert Elias - a determined life in uncertain times. Part 2 - the civilizing process - manners states and courts psychogenesis and sociogenesis. Part 3 - extensions - established-outsiders relations and functional democratization sport and violence involvement and detachment the development of the social sciences humanity as a whole civilization and decivilization some principles of process sociology. Afterword - "Mozart" and "The Germans", "The Symbol Theory" Elias’s reputation in Europe and America sociology of emotions hindsight.

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