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Civilising offensives: education, football and ‘eradicating’ sectarianism in Scotland

John Flint and Ryan Powell

in Securing respect: Behavioural expectations and anti-social behaviour in the UK

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9781847420947
eISBN:
9781447303336
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781847420947.003.0010
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

This chapter refers to the work of Norbert Elias on the Civilising Process and the work of Elias and Scotson on The Established and the Outsiders to explore how values, norms and habits become ... More


Solutions

Stuart Carroll

in Blood and Violence in Early Modern France

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199290451
eISBN:
9780191710490
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199290451.003.0015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

When Louis XIV assumed personal control of the French government in March 1661, the problems caused by aristocratic violence seemed superficially similar to those faced by his grandfather and father ... More


Conclusion: The Vanishing Muslim Individual

Sam Cherribi

in In the House of War: Dutch Islam Observed

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199734115
eISBN:
9780199866113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199734115.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The concluding chapter assumes that it is possible to dismantle the trifecta of coercion, and if we’re going to save the individuality that our rapidly developing world will so desperately need in ... More


A Fragment of the Genealogy of Norms

Shaun Nichols

in Sentimental Rules: On the Natural Foundations of Moral Judgement

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2005
ISBN:
9780195169348
eISBN:
9780199835041
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195169344.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

One explanation for why the norms we have are closely connected to our emotions is that our norms are intrinsically connected to our emotions. This chapter develops the alternative idea that our ... More


The Paradox of Stability and Change: Elias’ Processual Sociology

Chris Mowles

in The Emergence of Novelty in Organizations

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
April 2015
ISBN:
9780198728313
eISBN:
9780191795275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198728313.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter draws on the oeuvre of the process sociologist Norbert Elias further to extend the canon of process-oriented scholarship concerned with organizations and organizing. It reflects upon his ... More


Loïc Wacquant and Norbert Elias: advanced marginality and the theory of the de-civilising Process

John J. Rodger

in Criminalisation and advanced marginality: Critically exploring the work of Loic Wacquant

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9781447300014
eISBN:
9781447307587
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447300014.003.0005
Subject:
Social Work, Crime and Justice

John Rodger takes up Wacquant's concept of ‘advanced marginality’ arguing that this idea can be situated as a complement to Norbert Elias' well known discussion of ‘civilising processes’. Rodger ... More


Explaining Crime and Genocide: The Control Perspective

Augustine Brannigan

in Beyond the Banality of Evil: Criminology and Genocide

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199674626
eISBN:
9780191766893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674626.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

The control perspective provides a useful general framework for understanding crime in criminology. Impulse control is common to the work of both Travis Hirschi and Norbert Elias. Elias’s arguments ... More


The Duality of Service: Between Honour and Humiliation, between Primary and Secondary Functions

Giora Sternberg

in Status Interaction during the Reign of Louis XIV

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199640348
eISBN:
9780191747779
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199640348.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter revisits a celebrated act of court ritual: the gesture of handing the king his chemise as he rose each morning. Re-contextualizing this gesture thematically, socially, chronologically, ... More


The Court as an Instrument of Power

Rolf Strootman

in Courts and Elites in the Hellenistic Empires: The Near East After the Achaemenids, c. 330 to 30 BCE

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780748691265
eISBN:
9781474400800
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748691265.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

In Chapter 1, theoretical and methodological approaches to the court as a social and political system are introduced. A short overview of the history of court studies is given.


Introduction

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

The introduction outlines previous definitions of the modern state as well as historians’ current explanations of state formation in early modern Europe and England. It demonstrates that earlier ... More


Prologue: Constructing the Baroque Body

Mark Franko

in Dance as Text: Ideologies of the Baroque Body

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780199794010
eISBN:
9780190241186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199794010.003.0001
Subject:
Music, Dance, History, Western

The Prologue situates the critical traditions associated with court ballet historiography, bibliography, and theory since the seventeenth century in France, England, Germany, and America. The ... More


Conclusion

Hannah Skoda

in Medieval Violence: Physical Brutality in Northern France, 1270-1330

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199670833
eISBN:
9780191749551
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199670833.003.0008
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The conclusion explains that violence functioned as a form of communication or of commentary, challenging or re-negotiating social relations, but nevertheless often provoked shock and disapproval. ... More


The Dissonant Politics of Religion, Circulation and Civility in the Sociology of Islam

Armando Salvatore

in Islam after Liberalism

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780190851279
eISBN:
9780190943028
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190851279.003.0007
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter explores how the sociology of Islam can contribute to moving beyond looking at Muslim politics through the imperial and post-imperial lenses of Islam vs liberalism. Combining Marshall ... More


Introduction

Jennifer Jensen Wallach

in Every Nation Has Its Dish: Black Bodies and Black Food in Twentieth-Century America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469645216
eISBN:
9781469645230
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645216.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

The introduction lays out the major argument that food practices are an understudied but significant form of African American cultural and political behaviour. Throughout the twentieth century, race ... More


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