Download PDF by John Goodwin,Henrietta O'Connor: Norbert Elias's Lost Research: Revisiting the Young Worker

By John Goodwin,Henrietta O'Connor

ISBN-10: 1409404668

ISBN-13: 9781409404668

in response to the re-discovery of a misplaced sociological venture led by means of Norbert Elias on the collage of Leicester, this ebook re-visits the venture: The Adjustment of younger staff to paintings occasions and grownup Roles. Norbert Elias's misplaced learn uses the interview booklets documenting the lives of approximately 900 Leicester tuition leavers on the time, to offer a special account of Elias's basically foray into large-scale, publicly funded study. masking all features of the learn from the advance of the learn notion, the choice and administration of the examine workforce, the fieldwork, Elias's theoretical paintings to the final word death of the learn venture, this e-book makes an important contribution to our figuring out of present Eliasian texts through introducing this undertaking to a much wider viewers and investigating and making use of Elias's theoretical paintings to the components of youngster and faculty to paintings transitions. laying off new mild on Elias's idea, when exploring questions of technique and the relevance of older study to fashionable questions, this publication may be of curiosity to social theorists, in addition to sociologists with pursuits in study method and the heritage of sociology.

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