8.2 Introduction to the Civilizing Process

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Feb 15, 2018

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Session 8: Norbert Elias (1897-1990)
Elias is the last of the Classical Sociologists. Elias' theory focusses on long term trends, with his so called process or figurational sociology. He shows us how the civilisation proces can be explained in terms like Self-Constraint and Figurations.

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  • Bart van Heerikhuizen

    Bart van Heerikhuizen

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