Norbert Elias and Figurational Research: Processual Thinking in Sociology
August 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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A study of Norbert Elias who has been increasingly recognised as one of the most important sociologists of the twentieth century.
Explores how Elias' writings retain their significance and relevance in the twenty-first century
Explains how some areas are still not aware of this sociologist, however there are now energetic research networks using his ideas in every continent
An exploration of the international dimensions and multi-disciplinary aspects of his work
Includes a selection of some of the most exciting empirical research that is presently being conducted using what has become known as 'figurational sociology'