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Author Hobhouse, L. T. (Leonard Trelawny), 1864-1929

Title Social development : its nature and conditions / by L.T. Hobhouse ; with a new foreword by Morris Ginsberg
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 2010
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Series Routledge revivals
Routledge revivals
Contents 2. Misjudgments arising from the separation of society from the individual -- 3. Complete and one-sided development. The former rests on the principle of co-operation -- 4. An alternative view criticised -- 5. Complete social development corresponds with the ethical ideal, partial developments do not -- 6. The place of a theory of value in the study of development. -- CHAPTER V THE CONDITIONS OF SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT -- 1. Four conditions of development -- 2. The Environment. Action and Re-action between man and nature -- 3. The environment as a condition of historic national differentiations
3. Group Mentality
4. General effects of the environment on industry, physique, and intercourse -- 5. Biological conditions. (a) The struggle for existence is the antithesis to social progress, (b) even as operating between groups. (c) The possible scope of rational selection -- 6. Eugenic and dysgenic tendencies in contemporary society. Institutions have a selective -- 7. and possibly a more direct action -- 8. The question of racial characters. -- CHAPTER VI PSYCHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS I. FROM IMPULSE TO WILL -- 1. The nature of Impulse-feeling -- 2. Instincts and Root-Interests -- 3. Emotion and Sentiment
4. Root-Interest, Thought, and Will. CHAPTER VII PSYCHOLOGICAL CONDITIONS II. THE ROOT-INTERESTS OF MAN -- 1. The conditions of Development -- 2. The Selfish and the Social -- 3. Social Interest and Instinct -- 4. Sympathy -- 5. Specific Forms of the Social Interest -- 6. Forms of Self-Interest -- 7. Anti-social Impulses -- 8. Other root-interests -- 9. Rationality and the Whole -- 10. Personal and Collective achievements -- 11. Summary of the last two chapters. The structure and development of Mind. -- CHAPTER VIII THE INTERACTION OF MINDS -- 1. Selection and Mutual Stimulus -- 2. The Meaning of Common Purpose
5. The founda-tion of common rules, custom and law -- 6. Institutions and Associations -- 7. The State as Institution and as Association. -- CHAPTER III THE BASIS OF THE COMMUNITY -- 1. The theory of Fear -- 2. The theory of Consent -- 3. The theory of identity of interest -- 4. The ' organic' element in social life -- 5. Points of contrast between the community and the individual -- 6. Constraint, indifference, and disharmony -- 7. Har-mony as the organic principle and the basis of vitality -- CHAPTER IV DEVELOPMENT -- 1. The elements of social development
Halftitle -- Title -- INTRODUCTION -- CHAPTER I THE GROWTH OF COMMUNITIES -- 1. The development of society among the Simpler Peoples -- 2. in ancient civilisation -- 3. in modern civilisation -- 4. The factors in development -- 5. The question of its value. -- CHAPTER II SOCIETY AND THE COMMUNITY -- 1. Society is the tissue of human relations out of which arise durable structures -- 2. Among these we distinguish as most important, first, the kindred -- 3. Next is the community, founded on the common rule of life -- 4. The probable origin of the community and the conditions of its developmen
Notes Originally published: London: Allen & Unwin,1924
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Social change
Social psychology
Sociology
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- General.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Regional Studies.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Sociology -- General.
Social change.
Social psychology.
Sociology.
Form Electronic book
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