Custom: An Essay on Social Codes


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Custom: An Essay on Social Codes - Tonnies, Ferdinand (Editor)
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In Custom , Ferdinand Tonnies illustrates the relationship of custom to various aspects of culture, such as religion, gender, and family. Tonnies argues that all social norms are evolved from a basic sense of order, which is largely derived from customs. As such, custom refers to the ideal, and the desirable, and it mediates subjective aspects of social life. Tonnies makes observations in Custom that are just as true today as when they were written over a century ago. The pivotal idea in Tonnies work is the observation that ...

Custom: An Essay on Social Codes 2017, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138521896


Custom: An Essay on Social Codes 2014, Routledge, New Brunswick

ISBN-13: 9781412853651

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