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German Sociology : GERMAN LIBRARY - Theodor W. Adorno

German Sociology


Paperback Published: 1st April 1998
ISBN: 9780826409591
Number Of Pages: 324

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German sociology--indeed sociology as a discipline--belongs to modern times. This unusual anthology includes works by Theodor W. Adorno, Uta Gerhardt, Jnrgen Habermas, Max Horkheimer, Karl Ulrich Mayer, Georg Simmel, Roberto Michels, Max Weber, Hans Gerth, Hans Speier, Alfred Schutz, Alfred Weber, Karl Mannheim, Theodor Geiger, Ralf Dehrendorf, Rene Konig, Renate Mayntz, Reinhard Bendix, Claus Offe, and Stephan Leibfried. A substantive introductioni by Uta Gerhardt and detailed biographical sketches of the contributors will aid the general reader, student, and scholar alike.

Superiority and Subordination as Subject Matter of Sociologyp. 1
Domination and Legitimacyp. 24
Some Reflections on the Sociological Character of Political Partiesp. 38
The Nazi Party: Its Leadership and Compositionp. 49
Ludendorff: The German Concept of Total Warp. 67
The Stranger: An Essay in Social Psychologyp. 81
Today and the Taskp. 95
The Pattern of Democratic Personalityp. 101
The Mass Society of the Presentp. 117
Homo Sociologicus: On the History, Significance, and Limits of the Category of Social Rolep. 128
Societyp. 150
Family and Authority: The German Father in 1955p. 166
Role Distance, Role Identification, and Amoral Role Behaviorp. 176
On Systematically Distorted Communicationp. 185
Two Sociological Traditionsp. 195
German Survivors of World War II: The Impact on the Life Course of the Collective Experience of Birth Cohortsp. 207
Aging as a Challenge for Sociological Theoryp. 222
Germany and the Problem of Aggressivenessp. 234
Capitalism by Democratic Design? Democratic Theory Facing the Triple Transition in East Central Europep. 242
Toward a European Welfare State? On Integrating Poverty Regimes into the European Communityp. 258
Notesp. 274
The Authorsp. 309
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ISBN: 9780826409591
ISBN-10: 0826409598
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 324
Published: 1st April 1998
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 14.61  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.39
Edition Number: 1