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Civilizing and Decivilizing Processes

Figurational Approaches to American Culture

Civilizing and Decivilizing Processes( )
Author: Buschendorf, Christa
Franke, Astrid
Voelz, Johannes
Publication Date:Apr 2011
Publisher:Cambridge Scholars Publisher
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $75.95
Book Description:

This volume collects new articles that explore the theoretical framework of figurational or relational sociology as represented by Norbert Elias and Pierre Bourdieu with regard to its relevance to American history, culture, and literature. The emphasis is put on Elias's theory of the civilizing process and the question in how far his study of the European process of state formation and the correlative psycho-social changes is relevant to the analysis of the development of the American...
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Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Ethnic Studies / General
History / United States / General
Book Weight:1.24 Pounds

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