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Norbert Elias's Lost Research: Revisiting the Young Worker by John Goodwin,Henrietta O'Connor

By John Goodwin,Henrietta O'Connor

in accordance with the re-discovery of a misplaced sociological venture led by way of Norbert Elias on the college of Leicester, this e-book re-visits the undertaking: The Adjustment of younger staff to paintings events and grownup Roles. Norbert Elias's misplaced learn uses the interview booklets documenting the lives of approximately 900 Leicester institution leavers on the time, to offer a special account of Elias's in simple terms foray into large-scale, publicly funded examine. protecting all elements of the study from the improvement of the learn notion, the choice and administration of the examine workforce, the fieldwork, Elias's theoretical paintings to the final word dying of the examine venture, this booklet makes an important contribution to our realizing of current Eliasian texts by way of introducing this undertaking to a much wider viewers and investigating and utilising Elias's theoretical paintings to the parts of youngster and faculty to paintings transitions. laying off new mild on Elias's suggestion, when exploring questions of technique and the relevance of older learn to trendy questions, this booklet may be of curiosity to social theorists, in addition to sociologists with pursuits in study technique and the historical past of sociology.

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