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Group experiment and other writings : the Frankfurt School on public opinion in postwar Germany

Author: Friedrich Pollock; Theodor W Adorno; Andrew J Perrin; Jeffrey K Olick; Institut für Sozialforschung (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
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During the occupation of West Germany after the Second World War, the American authorities commissioned polls to assess the values and opinions of ordinary Germans. They concluded that the fascist attitudes of the Nazi era had weakened to a large degree. The author and his colleagues, who returned in 1949 from the United States, were skeptical. In their view, public opinion is not simply an aggregate of individually  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Friedrich Pollock; Theodor W Adorno; Andrew J Perrin; Jeffrey K Olick; Institut für Sozialforschung (Frankfurt am Main, Germany)
ISBN: 9780674048461 0674048466
OCLC Number: 587209820
Description: lxi, 203 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction --
The group discussion method --
The organization of the discussion materials --
Quantitative analysis --
Integration phenomena in group discussions --
Afterword.
Other Titles: Gruppenexperiment.
Responsibility: Friedrich Pollock, Theodor W. Adorno, and colleagues ; translated, edited, and introduced by Andrew J. Perrin and Jeffrey K. Olick.
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In "Group Experiment", edited by Friedrich Pollock, Theodor W Adorno and his Frankfurt School colleagues published their findings on their group discussion experiments that delved deeper into the  Read more...

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The "group experiments" were once famous and should be again. Perrin and Olick make a signal contribution by bringing this work together here. It is of pivotal importance for the history of social Read more...

 
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