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T�nnies Community and Civil Society

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ISBN-10: 0521567823

ISBN-13: 9780521567824

Edition: 2001

Authors: Ferdinand T�nnies, Jose Harris, Raymond Geuss, Margaret Hollis, Quentin Skinner

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Ferdinand Tnnies' Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft (first published in 1887) is a classic of social and political theory, which explores the clash between small-scale neighbourhood-based 'communities' and large-scale competitive market 'societies'. Tnnies considers all aspects of life - political, economic, legal and family; art, religion and culture; the construction of 'selfhood' and 'personhood'; and modes of cognition, language and understanding. Often recognised as one of the founding texts of sociology, Gemeinschaft und Gesellschaft is also a highly significant contribution to European political thought and philosophy, with particular relevance to the legacies of Hobbes and Kant. It is…    
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Book details

List price: $36.99
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 7/2/2001
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 320
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 0.946
Language: English

General introduction
Chronology of Tonnies' life and career
Community and Civil Society
Tonnies' Preface to the first edition of 1887
A general classification of key ideas
Theory of Gesellschaft
The forms of human will
Explanation of the dichotomy
The sociological basis of natural law
Definitions and propositions
The natural element in law
Conclusions and future prospects