By John Goodwin,Henrietta O'Connor

in response to the re-discovery of a misplaced sociological undertaking led through Norbert Elias on the collage of Leicester, this booklet 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 university leavers on the time, to provide a special account of Elias's purely foray into large-scale, publicly funded study. masking all points of the learn from the advance of the examine inspiration, the choice and administration of the study staff, the fieldwork, Elias's theoretical paintings to the final word loss of life of the study venture, this booklet makes an important contribution to our knowing of latest Eliasian texts through introducing this venture to a much broader viewers and investigating and using Elias's theoretical paintings to the components of adlescent and faculty to paintings transitions. laying off new mild on Elias's idea, when exploring questions of technique and the relevance of older examine to trendy questions, this publication can be of curiosity to social theorists, in addition to sociologists with pursuits in examine method and the heritage of sociology.

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Norbert Elias's Lost Research: Revisiting the Young Worker Project (Rethinking Classical Sociology)

In accordance with the re-discovery of a misplaced sociological undertaking led via Norbert Elias on the collage of Leicester, this publication re-visits the venture: The Adjustment of younger staff to paintings occasions and grownup Roles. Norbert Elias's misplaced examine uses the interview booklets documenting the lives of approximately 900 Leicester tuition leavers on the time, to provide a different account of Elias's purely foray into large-scale, publicly funded examine.

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