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Authoritarian personality

Authoritarian personality

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Published by Harper in New York .
Written in English


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Statementby T. W. Adorno ... et al..
SeriesStudies in prejudice
ContributionsAdorno, TheodorW. 1903-1969.
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Open LibraryOL14438360M

The Authoritarian Personality | Theodor W. Adorno | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books. His book The Authoritarian Personality is still a basic text for the left. In this view, Lenin and Stalin did not betray a democratic revolution but expressed a revolution based on the newcomers to the city, who found these men's authoritarian personality, political party, and ideology comforting.

  The landmark study in social psychology The Authoritarian Personality represents a significant attempt to correlate right-wing political orientation with psychological or characterological dispositions. As a collaborator and coauthor of the study, Theodor W. Adorno brought to the research project a unique set of philosophical and social-theoretical concerns that were not always consonant Cited by: This post is the last in a series on authoritarian wounding and should be taken in the context of this ongoing series, which looks at many aspects of the authoritarian personality, the various.

Alan Wolfe, “‘The Authoritarian Personality’ Revisited,” Chronicle of Higher Education 52 (7) (October 7, ), B An excellent review of the genesis of the study of authoritarianism, the development of the F-scale, and the status of authoritarian theory and measurement is Strengths and Weakness: The Authoritarian Personality Today, ed. William F. Stone, Gerda Lederer, and Richard. It is an interesting and disturbing discussion of the wacko and poisonous theories of Theodor Adorno of the Frankfurt School, who in his best-known book The Authoritarian Personality equated all Western normality with Fascism and Nazism. However, perhaps because The Realist starts off by saying that the scholars associated with the Frankfurt.


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The dreadfully boring book was presented as a psychological treatise, wrapped in the cloak of science/5. This book determines scientifically what distinctive personality traits characterize the phenomenon of prejudice.

"The Authoritarian Personality" mobilizes the methods and skills of the different branches of the social sc iences in one common research program/5(3). The Authoritarian Personality is not only one of the most significant works of social psychology ever written, it also marks a milestone in the development of Adorno’s thought, showing him grappling with the problem of fascism and the reasons for Europe’s turn to reaction.

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The Authoritarian Personality is not only one of the most significant works of social psychology ever written, it also marks a milestone in the development of Adorno’s thought, showing him grappling with the problem of fascism and the reasons for Europe’s turn to reaction.

InHarper and Row published a book that had all the earmarks of a blockbuster in the field of psychology. The Authoritarian Personality was an attempt by a group of researchers to explain the conditions that allowed Nazi-ism to gain a foothold in Europe.

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Methodological and conceptual criticisms of the original theory, however, lead to alternative theories and culminated in research suggesting two distinct Author: John Duckitt.

The Authoritarian Personality Theodor W. Adorno, Else Frenkel-Brunswik, Daniel J. Levinson, R. Nevitt Sanford Bringing together the findings of psychoanalysis and social science, this book grew out of an urgent commitment to study the origins of anti-Semitism in the aftermath of Hitler's Germany.

Adorno et al. () published The Authoritarian Personality. It presented a three-level theory: an ethnocentric, power-oriented surface ideology, undergirded by a conflicted personality structure, in turn generated by authoritarian child-rearing practices.

Highly praised, the tome spawned hundreds of research reports in America and, later, abroad. The Anti-Authoritarian Personality is a seven-chapter book that first explains the anti-authoritarian personality. Subsequent chapter discusses the authoritarian model.

Other chapters detail the order, power, impulse, and introspection. The authoritarian model in politics is also described. Based on research during and immediately following World War 2, this pathbreaking book analyzed the proclivities individuals might have toward support for authoritarian regimes, stressing preconceived attitudes on race, class, sexuality and nationalism, concluding that fascism’s attraction came not (or not just) from political agreement but from a personality structured by larger, repressive.

An excerpt from the introduction by Peter E. Gordon to The Authoritarian Personality, the hugely influential study of the psychology of authoritarianism. The new edition is out now and 50% off as part of our back to school sale.

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The French political scientist Maurice Duverger’s Political Parties () is still highly. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Authoritarian personality. New York, Harper [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors. Our conference focuses on the landmark study, first published inunder the title, The Authoritarian Personality, which was just re-issued by Verso Press in August The book was a collaboration between Theodor W.

Adorno and a group of academic psychologists working at the University of California, Berkeley: Else Frenkel-Brunswik. The idea of an authoritarian personality was first popularized in thanks to the book The Authoritarian Personality.

The s were right after the World War II, so people were obviously studying the effects of the war and how people could submit to authority so easily.Recognizing the 30 traits and behaviors of the authoritarian personality.

Eric Maisel, Ph.D., is the author of forty books, among them What You Can Expect From an Authoritarian, Part 3.The fact that both forms of the authoritarian personality can be traced back to one final common point — the symbiotic tendency — demonstrates why one can find both the sadistic and masochistic component in so many authoritarian personalities.

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