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Norbert Elias and human interdependencies

Author: Thomas Salumets
Publisher: Montreal : McGill-Queen's University Press, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats

A penetrating look at the ideas and achievements of Norbert Elias.


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Genre/Form: Congresos, conferencias, etc
Named Person: Norbert Elias; Norbert Elias; Norbert Elias
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Salumets
ISBN: 0773521968 9780773521964 0773522662 9780773522664
OCLC Number: 912228204
Notes: Papers presented at a conference held in Vancouver, Mar. 20-22, 1997.
Description: xii, 272 p. ; 24 cm
Contents: Perspectives on a long life : Norbert Elias and the process of civilization / Hermann Korte --
The other side of the coin : decivilizing processes / Stephen Mennell --
The integration of classes and sexes in the twentieth century : etiquette books and emotion management / Cas Wouters --
Exploring netiquette : figurations and reconfigurations in cybernetic space / Jorge Arditi --
Unpacking the civilizing process : interdependence and shame / Thomas J. Scheff --
On the relationship between literature and sociology in the work of Norbert Elias / Helmut Kuzmics --
The trials of homo clausus : Elias, Weber, and Goethe on the sociogenesis of the modern self / Thomas M. Kemple --
Civilizing sexuality : Marie de France's lay with two names / Stephen Guy-Bray --
Writing in the face of death : Norbert Elias and autobiographies of cancer / Ulrich C. Teucher --
The changing balance of power between men and women : a figurational study of the public and the private spheres in Western societies / Annette Treibel --
Symbol and integration process : two meanings of the concept "nation" / Godfried van Benthem van den Bergh --
The second pillar of state power : figurational explorations of the state and money / Reinhard Blomert --
The American civilizing process / Stephen Mennell.
Responsibility: edited by Thomas Salumets.


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"An excellent book, full of new ideas, important conceptual developments, and a fascinating range of topics." Dr Jason Hughes, Centre for Labour Market Studies, University of Leicester

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