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Horowitz, Irving Louis

Overview
Works: 406 works in 2,014 publications in 5 languages and 40,639 library holdings
Genres: History  Biographies  Essays  Utopian fiction  Conference papers and proceedings  Bibliographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Compiler, Other, Publishing director, Creator, Director, Redactor, Collector, Adapter, Contributor
Classifications: HC152.5, 309.18
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Irving Louis Horowitz
Cuban communism by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

92 editions published between 1900 and 2020 in 3 languages and held by 3,010 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From the John Holmes Library collection
The decomposition of sociology by Irving Louis Horowitz( )

30 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 2,103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The author examines the field of sociology and the closing of many sociology departments and then proposes "an alternative, plsitive view of social research."--Jacket
Three worlds of development : the theory and practice of international stratification by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

41 editions published between 1966 and 1973 in 3 languages and held by 1,682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Taking lives : genocide and State power by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

39 editions published between 1980 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,510 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In what is widely recognized as a pivotal effort to study the social and political contexts of twentieth-century mass murder, Irving Louis Horowitz re-examines from an end-of-century perspective this central fact of life as a crucial aspect of the social science enterprise. In entirely new chapters, ('Counting Bodies'; Surviving the Genocidal State'; and 'Collectivizing Death'), the author expands key concepts introduced in earlier editions in a profound way. The new edition also contains a review of the most serious work done by others during the past decade, in so doing, placing the author's own efforts in a unique professional no less than analytical context. Taking Lives asserts that genocide is not a sporadic or random event, nor is it necessarily linked to economic development, national psychosis or social decay. Genocide is a special sort of mass destruction conducted with the approval of the state apparatus. Life and death issues are uniquely fundamental, since they alone serve as a precondition for the examination of all other issues. Such concerns move us beyond abstract, formalist frameworks into new ways of viewing the social study of the human condition. This has been recognized by nearly all reviewers of earlier editions. Taking Lives is a fundamental work for political scientists, sociologists, and all those concerned with the state's propensity toward evil"--Unedited summary from book cover
Science, sin, and scholarship : the politics of Reverend Moon and the Unification Church by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

14 editions published between 1978 and 1980 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new sociology : essays in social science and social theory, in honor of C. Wright Mills by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

57 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in English and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Latin American radicalism; a documentary report on Left and Nationalist movements by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

25 editions published between 1968 and 1969 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

C. Wright Mills : an American utopian by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

17 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and Undetermined and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masses in Latin America by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

21 editions published between 1970 and 1971 in English and Undetermined and held by 905 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Masses and mobilization; Masses and urbanization; Masses and politicalization
The rise and fall of Project Camelot : studies in the relationship between social science and practical politics by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

31 editions published between 1967 and 1974 in English and held by 901 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ideology and utopia in the United States, 1956-1976 by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

22 editions published between 1977 and 1980 in 3 languages and held by 849 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Revolution in Brazil : politics and society in a developing nation by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

14 editions published in 1964 in 3 languages and held by 806 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Professing sociology; studies in the life cycle of social science by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

37 editions published between 1966 and 2017 in English and Undetermined and held by 773 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Professing Sociology was originally published at a time when sociology commanded widespread interest and public funding. Written by one of the leaders of "the new sociology" of the late sixties, this volume captures the nature and intensity of the field's intellectual foundations and scope. It reveals the field's post-World War II development as a scientific discipline and as a profession, and includes the author's most significant writings on critical trends shaping the field. Irving Louis Horowitz divides the life cycle of sociology into three main sections. The first deals with the inner life of sociology, covering basic theoretical issues uniting and dividing the profession. In a second section, Horowitz shows the institutions and sources from which the struggle of ideas is nourished. A third section shows how political life shapes the inner life of American sociology. Horowitz gives a great deal of attention to international social science, to the relationship of social science to public policy, and to federal projects and grant agencies and their effects on research. Irving Louis Horowitz was undoubtedly influential in shaping his field, and Professing Sociology offers valuable insights into how ideas become part of the fabric of professional life. As the new introduction by Howard G. Schneiderman shows, Professing Sociology provides a clear picture of sociology at the height of its importance."--Provided by publisher
Terrorism, legitimacy, and power : the consequences of political violence : essays( Book )

7 editions published between 1982 and 1998 in English and held by 736 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Beyond empire and revolution : militarization and consolidation in the Third World by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

14 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 709 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Militarization and consolidation in the Third World
Radicalism and the revolt against reason; the social theories of Georges Sorel by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

15 editions published between 1961 and 1968 in English and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Foundations of political sociology by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

37 editions published between 1972 and 2018 in English and Spanish and held by 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When initially published in 1972, Foundations of Political Sociology was acknowledged to be the first unified study of the field. It still provides a cross-fertilization of knowledge concerning the interrelation of social class and political power. Taking into account new specializations in social theory, the book covers all major social systems on a comparative international basis. The opening remarks prepared for this new printing provide an estimate of how the field has changed during the past quarter century, and what unexpected challenges have arisen in areas of public trust and personal privacy. This book examines fascism, communism, anarchism, conservatism, and liberalism as systems of rule as well as domains of theory. It is thus a unique effort at linking problems of history with problems of policy. The six sections of the book detail the historical and theoretical antecedents of this relatively new hybrid area in social research: policy coordinates of political sociology, types of social systems, forms of political ideologies, polarities of revolution and counter-revolution, civil-military relations, mass vs. elite contradictions, and threads of consensus and conflict running through these themes
Sociological self-images; a collective portrait by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

30 editions published between 1969 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 644 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sociological Self-Images: A Collective Portrait is a collection of papers on the self-images of different sociologists regarding their work, their profession, and their contributions to the social sciences
Philosophy, science, and the sociology of knowledge by Irving Louis Horowitz( Book )

27 editions published between 1961 and 1976 in English and held by 633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radicalism and the revolt against reason : the social theories of Georges Sorel with a translation of his essay on the decomposition of Marxism by Irving Louis Horowitz( )

37 editions published between 1961 and 2010 in English and French and held by 631 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Radicalism and the Revolt Against Reason is a work that continues to have a steady and large scale impact on political and social theory fifty years since its first appearance. A study of how radical thought modifies its actions and ideologies in a time of unrealized and frustrated expectations, the focus is on Georges Sorel and the Europe of the fin de si cle, a time when socialist revolution was forcefully set aside by liberal reform. This golden anniversary edition includes a substantial brand new introduction by the author
 
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C. Wright Mills : an American utopian
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The decomposition of sociologyTaking lives : genocide and State powerScience, sin, and scholarship : the politics of Reverend Moon and the Unification ChurchC. Wright Mills : an American utopianFoundations of political sociologyPhilosophy, science, and the sociology of knowledgeRadicalism and the revolt against reason : the social theories of Georges Sorel with a translation of his essay on the decomposition of Marxism
Alternative Names
Horowicz, Irving Louis 1929-2012

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Horowitz, Irving L. 1929-2012

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ארווין לואיס הורוביץ סוציולוג אמריקאי

إرفينغ لويس هوروويتز عالم اجتماع أمريكي

호로비츠, 루이스 1929-2012

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ホロヴィッツ, I. L

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English (605)

Spanish (21)

French (2)

German (1)

Italian (1)