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Brückweh, Kerstin

Engineering Society

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Scientization of the Social in Comparative Perspective
Benjamin Ziemann, Richard Wetzell, Dirk Schumann, Kerstin Brückweh

2. Embedding the Human and Social Sciences in Western Societies, 1880–1980: Reflections on Trends and Methods of Current Research
Lutz Raphael

Part I. Social and Penal Policy

3. Contesting Risk: Specialist Knowledge and Workplace Accidents in Britain, Germany, and Italy, 1870–1920
Julia Moses

4. Politics Through the Back Door: Expert Knowledge in International Welfare Organizations
Martin Lengwiler

5. Rationalizing the Individual – Engineering Society: The Case of Sweden
Thomas Etzemüller

6. The Neurosciences and Criminology: How New Experts Have Moved into Public Policy and Debate
Peter Becker

Part II. Diagnosis and Therapy

7. The Psychological Sciences and the ‘Scientization’ and ‘Engineering’ of Society in Twentieth-Century Britain
Mathew Thomson

8. Mental Health as Civic Virtue: Psychological Definitions of Citizenship in the Netherlands, 1900–1985
Harry Oosterhuis

9. Human Sciences, Child Reform, and Politics in Spain, 1890–1936
Till Kössler

10. Narcissism: Social Critique in Me-Decade America
Elizabeth Lunbeck

Part III. Polling, Marketing, and Organizations

11. Hearing the Masses: The Modern Science of Opinion in the United States
Sarah E. Igo

12. Observing the Sovereign: Opinion Polls and the Restructuring of the Body Politic in West Germany, 1945–1990
Anja Kruke, Benjamin Ziemann

13. Consumers, Markets, and Research: The Role of Political Rhetoric and the Social Sciences in the Engineering of British and American Consumer Society, 1920–1960
Stefan Schwarzkopf

14. Business Organizations, Foundations, and the State as Promoters of Applied Social Sciences in the United States and Switzerland, 1890–1960
Emil Walter-Busch

15. Catholic Church Reform and Organizations Research in the Netherlands and Germany, 1945–1980
Benjamin Ziemann, Chris Dols

Keywords: Social Sciences, Sociology, general, Social History, History of Science, History, general, Modern History

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Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2012
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
330 pages
Category
Society
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9781137284501
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-32680-8

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