Norbert Elias facts for kids
|Born||22 June 1897
Breslau, Silesia Province, Prussia, German Empire
(now Wrocław, Poland)
|Died||1 August 1990
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
|Known for||Figurational sociology, theory of civilizing/decivilizing processes, habitus|
|Influences||Max Weber, Sigmund Freud, Karl Mannheim, Richard Hönigswald|
|Influenced||Anthony Giddens, Pierre Bourdieu, Eric Dunning Hermann Korte, Stephen Mennell, Steven Pinker|
Norbert Elias (German: [eˈliːas]; 22 June 1897 – 1 August 1990) was a German sociologist who later became a British citizen. He is especially famous for his theory of civilizing/decivilizing processes.
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