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Selznick, Philip 1919-2010

Works: 105 works in 615 publications in 9 languages and 11,671 library holdings
Genres: History  Case studies 
Roles: Author, Editor, Dedicatee, cfp
Classifications: HM51, 301
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Philip Selznick
Most widely held works by Philip Selznick
Sociology; a text with adapted readings by Leonard Broom( Book )

115 editions published between 1955 and 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,832 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leadership in administration; a sociological interpretation by Philip Selznick( Book )

54 editions published between 1957 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The organizational weapon; a study of Bolshevik strategy and tactics by Philip Selznick( Book )

34 editions published between 1952 and 2015 in English and held by 810 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of communist organizational strategy as applied in bolshevik type of party and the peripheral or "front" organizations manipulated by it. In addition, the strategy and tactics of political combat, whereby labor unions and other voluntary associations and institutions become organizational targets for communist penetration and control, are discussed
Law, society, and industrial justice by Philip Selznick( Book )

25 editions published between 1969 and 1994 in English and German and held by 757 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The moral commonwealth : social theory and the promise of community by Philip Selznick( Book )

17 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and Italian and held by 681 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Law and society in transition : toward responsive law by Philippe Nonet( Book )

32 editions published between 1978 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 611 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains the primary forms of law as a social, political and normative phenomenon. The authors illustrate the fundamental difference between repressive law, riddled with raw conflict and the accommodation of special interests, and responsive law, the reasoned effort to realize an ideal of polity
Old age and political behavior; a case study by Frank A Pinner( Book )

15 editions published between 1959 and 1980 in English and held by 559 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The communitarian persuasion by Philip Selznick( Book )

11 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Communitarian Persuasion is a brief, thoughtful, readable argument for communitarian political philosophy by one of the principal thinkers of the movement." "The communitarian movement aims to balance the individual liberties prized by modernity with the health of the community in which those liberties are exercised. The movement arose in 1980s America - a society asserting, on the left, personal self-realization, and, on the right, unrestrained capitalism and distrust of government, both sides assailing social institutions." "Philip Selznick's new book shows how the communitarian response to such pressures is not opposition but integration."--Jacket
Essentials of sociology : from Sociology--a text with adapted readings, fifth edition by Leonard Broom( Book )

15 editions published between 1975 and 1992 in English and Dutch and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A humanist science : values and ideals in social inquiry by Philip Selznick( Book )

11 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A Humanist Science insightfully brings to light the value-centered nature of the social sciences. The work clearly challenges the supposed separation of fact and value, and argues that human values belong to the world of fact and are the source of the ideals that govern social and political institutions. By demonstrating the close connection between the social sciences, and the humanities, Selznick reveals how the methods of the social sciences highlight and enrich the study of such values as well-being, prosperity, rationality, and self-government." "The book moves from the animating principles that make up the humanist tradition to the values that are central to the social sciences, analyzing the core teachings of these disciplines with respect to the moral issues at stake. Throughout the work, Selznick calls attention to the conditions that affect the emergence, realization, and decline of human values, offering a valuable resource for scholars and students of law, sociology, political science, and philosophy."--BOOK JACKET
Principles of sociology by Leonard Broom( Book )

16 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and held by 224 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

TVA and the grass roots : a study of politics and organization by Philip Selznick( Book )

22 editions published between 1949 and 2015 in English and held by 199 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The famous and influential study of politics in action at all levels in the creation and expansion of the Tennessee Valley Authority -- with all its land use, agricultural, political and human effects. Landmark application of political and social theory coupled with prodigious research and insightful analysis made this a legendary work. Newly republished in print and digital formats in the Classics of the Social Sciences Series from Quid Pro Books, this acclaimed book is presented to a new generation of social scientists and historians with a new Foreword by Berkeley law professor Jonathan Simon. All formats include embedded page numbers from prior editions for continuity of reference and citation. This edition is reproduced in modern format with hyperaccurate proofreading of text and notes, and properly formatted tables
Legality and community : on the intellectual legacy of Philip Selznick( Book )

5 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Bridging sociology, legal and social theory and moral philosophy, this volume explores the significance of Philip Selznick's work in a variety of social contexts, particularly the search for responsive law and governance, humane institutions and a balance between freedom and communal life
The anatomy of Nazism by Earl Raab( Book )

1 edition published in 1961 in English and held by 164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"There is a real danger that what we have learned will not be effectively communicated, especially to young people. This pamphlet will help meet the need for educational materials that spell out the meaning of totalitarianism. While it concentrates on Nazism, it calls attention to the general totalitarian features of that movement and regime. Thus, guides are offered toward a better understanding of what lies behind today's headlines."--Preface
The organizational weapon by Philip Selznick( Book )

5 editions published between 1958 and 1979 in English and Chinese and held by 76 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Institutions and ideals : Philip Selznick's legacy for organizational studies by Matthew S Kraatz( Book )

2 editions published in 2015 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Each of the papers in this volume revisits Selznick's early work, rearticulates some part of his larger perspective, or says somehting about it's originality and historical significance. They also bring Selznick's perspective to bear on more contemporary issues, apply it to new problems, and explain why it still "matters" in the here and now. Though his work is an important part of our shared past as organizational scholars, it's also highly relevant to our collective present and future and provides some indication of what that future could look like
Sociología : un texto con lecturas adaptadas by Leonard Broom( Book )

14 editions published between 1971 and 1980 in Spanish and English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pianificazione regionale e partecipazione democratica : il caso della Tennessee Valley Authority by Philip Selznick( Book )

4 editions published in 1974 in Italian and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El mando en la administración : (una interpretación sociológica) by Philip Selznick( Book )

8 editions published in 1962 in Spanish and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociology : an introduction to the science of society by Samuel Koenig( Book )

13 editions published between 1958 and 1991 in 3 languages and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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The moral commonwealth : social theory and the promise of community
Alternative Names
Philip Selznick Amerikaans jurist (1919-2010)

Philip Selznick sociòleg estatunidenc

Philip Selznick sociólogo estadounidense

Philip Selznick sociologue américain

Philip Selznick US-amerikanischer Soziologe

פיליפ סלזניק

פיליפ סלזניק סוציולוג אמריקאי

セルズニック, P

セルズニック, フィリップ

塞尓茲尼克, 菲利普


The moral commonwealth : social theory and the promise of communityLaw and society in transition : toward responsive lawThe communitarian persuasionA humanist science : values and ideals in social inquiryLegality and community : on the intellectual legacy of Philip Selznick