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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Simply spectacular. Must read. I don't even know where to begin besides saying "yes" to this one. Read full review
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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