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Hannah Arendt, Totalitarianism, and the Social Sciences

Hannah Arendt, Totalitarianism, and the Social Sciences

Peter Baehr

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804756501
eISBN:
9780804774215
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756501.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book examines the nature of totalitarianism as interpreted by some of the finest minds of the twentieth century, focusing on Hannah Arendt's claim that totalitarianism was an entirely ... More

A Humanist Science

A Humanist Science

Philip Selznick

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804758628
eISBN:
9780804779692
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804758628.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book brings to light the value-centered nature of the social sciences. The work challenges the supposed separation of fact and value, and argues that human values belong to the world of fact and ... More

The Rewards of PunishmentA Relational Theory of Norm Enforcement

The Rewards of Punishment: A Relational Theory of Norm Enforcement

Christine Horne

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804760218
eISBN:
9780804771221
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804760218.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Social Theory

This book describes a new social theory of norms to provide an explanation of why people punish. Identifying mechanisms that link interdependence with norm enforcement, it reveals how social ... More

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