The Civilizing Process: Sociogenetic and Psychogenetic Investigations
The Civilizing Process stands out as Norbert Elias' greatest work, tracing the "civilizing" of manners and personality in Western Europe since the late Middle Ages by demonstrating how the formation of states and the monopolization of power within them changed Western society forever.
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Review: The Civilizing ProcessUser Review - Fred R - Goodreads
I read this book as filling in the gaps between Bourdieu and Gregory Clark. That is, fleshing out the connection between class-stratified aesthetics and macro-social secular shifts in behavior ... Read full review
Review: The Civilizing ProcessUser Review - dsneaks - Goodreads
I had to read this for a Contemporary Social Theory Course I am currently taking. This has by far been my favorite reading for the course. This reading shows the development of norms in relation to ... Read full review
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