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Author Shils, Edward, 1910-1995.

Title Center and periphery : essays in macrosociology / Edward Shils
Published Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1975


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
Description xliii, 516 pages ; 25 cm
Series Selected papers of Edward Shils ; 2
Shils, Edward, 1910-1995 ; 1
Contents Society: Center and periphery. Society: the idea and its sources. Society and societies: the macrosociological view. The integration of society. The theory of mass society.--Charisma, ritual, and consensus: Primordial, personal, sacred, and civil ties. Charisma. Shils, E. and Young, M. The meaning of the coronation. Ritual and crisis. Consensus. Tradition. The sanctity of life.--Status and order: Goldhamer, H. and Shils, E. Power and status. Class. Charisma, order, and status. Deference. The stratification system of mass society.--Expansion and dependence of the center: privacy and primary groups: Privacy and power. Shils, E. and Janowitz, M. Cohesion and disintegration in the Wehrmacht in World War II. Primary groups in the American Army.--Aspirations and fragility of the center: traditional socieites and new states: The concentration and dispersion of charisma: their bearing on economic policy in underdeveloped countries. Opposition in the new states of Asia and Africa. The fortunes of constitutional government in the political development of the new states. The military in the political development of the new states
Analysis Macrosociology
Mass society
Power (Social sciences)
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Notes Selected papers of Edward Shils no:2
Subject Macrosociology.
Mass society.
Power (Social sciences)
LC no. 73087309
ISBN 0226753174