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Karl Mannheim and Viola Klein: Refugee Sociologists in Search of Social Democratic Practice

E. Stina Lyon

in In Defence of Learning: The Plight, Persecution, and Placement of Academic Refugees, 1933-1980s

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264812
eISBN:
9780191754029
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264812.003.0012
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter recounts the story of a relationship forged out of a shared intellectual past, a passion for sociology as a discipline, and the circumstances of being academic refugees. Karl Mannheim ... More


Weimar Sociology

David Kettler and Colin Loader

in Weimar Thought: A Contested Legacy

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691135106
eISBN:
9781400846788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691135106.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This chapter examines the status of the fledgling but burgeoning field of sociology from the waning days of the Kaiserreich through the last moments of the Republic. Two intellectual giants who did ... More


Karl Mannheim

Hans Blokland

in Modernization and Its Political Consequences: Weber, Mannheim, and Schumpeter

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110814
eISBN:
9780300134827
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110814.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter then turns to Karl Mannheim, whose diagnosis on the social problems during his time still hold true today. It identifies the criticisms and influence Mannheim's work had, which can be ... More


Civil Society and the Clerisy: Christian Élites and NationalCulture, c. 1930–1950

MATTHEW GRIMLEY

in Civil Society in British History: Ideas, Identities, Institutions

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199260201
eISBN:
9780191717352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199260201.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Economic History

In August 1939, the Anglican missionary and author J. H. Oldham wrote a letter proposing the creation of ‘an order of Christian laymen’. Recipients of his letter included T. S. Eliot, the critic John ... More


Ideology

Rabindra Ray

in The Naxalites and their Ideology

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780198077381
eISBN:
9780199081011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198077381.003.0002
Subject:
Sociology, Race and Ethnicity

Where Georg Lukács’s partisan work explores the implications of Leninist thought or Marxist theory, this chapter suggests that Karl Mannheim is at greater pains to extend this thought into a theory ... More


Modernization and Its Political Consequences: Weber, Mannheim, and Schumpeter

Hans Blokland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300110814
eISBN:
9780300134827
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300110814.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

People's capacity to give meaning and direction to social life is an essential dimension of political freedom. Yet many citizens of Western democracies believe that this freedom has become quite ... More


Conservatism and Critique

Simon During

in Against Democracy: Literary Experience in the Era of Emancipations

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823242542
eISBN:
9780823242580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823242542.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter argues that since democracy and capitalism have now become insurpassable, and since critique is no longer available to us as a strong form of thought, the history of conservatism offers ... More


Introduction

Gareth Dale

in Karl Polanyi: A Life on the Left

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780231176088
eISBN:
9780231541480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231176088.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

Survey of Karl Polanyi's life and character, and his membership of the 'great generation' of Hungarian intellectuals.


Generations and Their Cultures: Challenges and Possibilities

Mary Johnson, Patricia Wittberg, and Mary L. Gautier

in New Generations of Catholic Sisters: The Challenge of Diversity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199316847
eISBN:
9780199371457
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199316847.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter introduces the theories of Karl Mannheim on generational change and outlines the characteristics of different generational cohorts of Catholics in the United States. The implications of ... More


Conclusion

Richard Crockatt

in Einstein and Twentieth-Century Politics: 'A Salutary Moral Influence'

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785491
eISBN:
9780191827402
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785491.003.0009
Subject:
History, History of Ideas, Political History

It is difficult to gauge precisely what influence Einstein and other intellectuals had on the course of events, not because ideas never influence events but because the mechanisms involved are rarely ... More


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