Norbert Elias

Norbert Elias

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  • Paperback
  • Polity Press
  • Oxford, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 074560949X
  • 9780745609492

Table of contents

Introduction: Sociology and its Discontents Chapter One: Working with Elias Chapter Two: Basic Concepts of (Con-)Figurational Sociology Chapter Three: Elias on Time, History and Sociology Chapter Four: Elias's "Central Theory": Western "Civilizing" Processes and Some of their Major Variations Chapter Five: "Civilization" as a Specific Transformation of Human Behaviour Chapter Six: The Development of Knowledge and the Sciences as Social Processes Chapter Seven: Problems of Method and Values in the Development of Sociological Knowledge Chapter Eight: Elias in Modern Sociology: an Enduring Legacy?show more