Crossing the psycho-social divide : Freud, Weber, Adorno and Elias / George Cavalletto
- Cavalletto, George
- Aldershot, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, 
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- xiv, 284 pages ; 24 cm.
- Rethinking classical sociology
- Civilization and the psyche: opposing psycho-social paradigms in Sigmund Freuds writings on civilization -- Civilization as a social fact imposed on the psyche -- Backdating The future of an illusion -- The social psychism -- The mediation of the psyche in social action : psychological conceptualization in Max Weber's sociological writings -- "'Objectivity' in social science and social policy" and the critique of psychologism -- The protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism and the psychology of religiously inspired social action -- Weber's later methodological writings and three types of psychology -- Weber's use of verstehende psychology in The protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism -- Power and the psyche : Theodor Adorno's first examination of the authoritarian personality -- "The psychological technique of Martin Luther Thomas' radio addresses" -- Retrospective : the Thomas manuscript as viewed by Adorno's "Scientific experiences of a European scholar in America" -- The psycho-social dialectic of Adorno's analysis of Thomas' broadcasts -- The historical psyche : Norbert Elias's historical social psychology -- The genesis of Elias's concept of the historical psyche -- Psychology and history in the diverse parts of The civilizing process -- The decivilized psyche, fremdzwänge and the constitution of human drives -- The civilizing of the psyche, social competition and social .
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- Includes bibliographical references (pages -278) and index.
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