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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Tönnies, Ferdinand, 1855-1936.
Ferdinand Tönnies on public opinion.
Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, ©2000
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ferdinand Tönnies; Hanno Hardt; Slavko Splichal
|ISBN:||074250168X 9780742501683 0742501698 9780742501690|
|Description:||vii, 223 pages : 1 illustration ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Foreword / Gary T. Marx --
pt. I. Introduction and Analyses. Defining Public Opinion in History / Slavko Splichal. Tonnies, Public Opinion, and the Public Sphere / Slavko Splichal and Hanno Hardt --
pt. II. Selections from Kritik der offentlichen Meinung --
Introduction to the Translation. 1. Opining and Opinion, Common Opinions. 2. Public Opinion. 3. Public Opinion and "the" Public Opinion. 4. "The" Public Opinion and Its Characteristics. 5. Power As a Factor of "the" Public Opinion. 6. "The" Public Opinion As a Political Factor in the Life of the State. 7. The Future of "the" Public Opinion. 8. Notes and References Kritik der offentlichen Meinung.
|Series Title:||Critical media studies.|
|Responsibility:||edited, introduced, and translated by Hanno Hardt and Slavko Splichal.|
Tonnies' prominence in the social science canon has faded in recent years; publication of this translation should rekindle interest. Tonnies' little known exploration of public opinion was innovative