The Civilizing Process : Sociogenetic and Psychogenetic Investigations

The Civilizing Process : Sociogenetic and Psychogenetic Investigations

Book Title: The Civilizing Process : Sociogenetic and Psychogenetic Investigations

Author: Erving Goffman

Format: Paperback | 586 pages

Publication Date: 20 Jul 2000

ISBN-13: 9780631221616

The Civilizing Process stands out as Norbert Elias' greatest work, tracing the "civilizing" of manners and personality in Western Europe since the late Middle Ages by demonstrating how the formation of states and the monopolization of power within them changed Western society forever.