Elias Collected Works

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Norbert Elias

28th May 2014 · Hardback

A complete edition of 18 volumes of the Collected Works of Norbert Elias in English....

Norbert Elias

1st May 2014 · Hardback

Including the consolidated index to the Collected Works as a whole, this title contains two substantial supplements: a long and...

Norbert Elias

1st November 2013 · Hardback

In the last decade of his life, Elias gave many interviews in which he discussed aspects of his work, rebutting...

Norbert Elias

24th June 2013 · Hardback

First published in German in 1989, exactly 50 years after the author's most famous work, On the Process of Civilisation,...

Norbert Elias

6th June 2012 · Hardback

A translation that contains Norbert Elias' broadest statement of the fundamentals of sociology, in important respects very different from the...

Norbert Elias

31st May 2012 · Hardback

Beginning with the author's celebrated study of the changing standards of behaviour of the secular upper classes in Western Europe...

Norbert Elias

5th September 2011 · Hardback

Situates the human capacity for forming symbols in the long-term biological evolution of Homo sapiens, showing how it is linked...

Norbert Elias

1st December 2010 · Hardback

Demonstrates that individualisation is an inherent component of the personal socialisation process and of inter-generational civilising processes, exploding the myth...

Norbert Elias

1st May 2010 · Hardback

Like his father Leopold, Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was dependent on a court aristocracy in whose eyes he was little more...

Norbert Elias

1st April 2010 · Hardback

Contains two shorter books - "The Loneliness of the Dying", which discusses the changing social context of death and dying...

Norbert Elias

1st September 2009 · Hardback

Between the end of the Second World War and his death in 1990, Elias published almost 60 articles on a...

Norbert Elias

25th April 2009 · Hardback

Contains 28 essays some of which directly express Elias' dissatisfaction with the ahistorical, present-centred trend of modern sociology. This book...

Norbert Elias

24th November 2008 · Hardback

Presents themes that represent major extensions of and reflections upon the ideas first advanced in "The Civilizing Process". This title...

Norbert Elias

20th September 2008 · Hardback

Argues that in highly constrained, 'civilised' societies, sports - as well as a spectrum of other cultural and leisure activities...

Norbert Elias

20th September 2008 · Hardback

Explains differences in power and rank between two very similar groups - both working class - in a local community...

Norbert Elias

23rd February 2007 · Hardback

Aims to turn an ancient philosophical question - what is time? - into a researchable theoretical-empirical problem. What we call...

Norbert Elias

23rd February 2007 · Hardback

Presents an exposition of the author's sociological theory of the growth of knowledge and the sciences as an aspect of...

Norbert Elias

19th February 2007 · Hardback

The emergence of the naval officer was related to the necessities of naval warfare and the structure of society on...