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Literary satire and Oskar Panizza’s Psichopatia criminalis (1898)
Birgit Lang

argued – wrongly – that Panizza had been sacked from his post as a psychiatrist for this reason.39 For Tucholsky, ‘the unhappy Panizza stood out by far among Munich writers’, since their political will – which was supposedly typical for the period – was too narrow, and failed to establish a ‘connection with the working social democracy, which could have intellectually stimulated these writers, and rather subsided into a middle-class bohemia’.40 This view of Panizza was rekindled by the German political left throughout the twentieth century, which considered Panizza a

in A history of the case study
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Balancing the self in the twentieth century
Mark Jackson and Martin D. Moore

, professional interests, institutional arrangements and subject populations. Conversely, given Britain's broad political shifts from Edwardian liberalism to neo-liberalism over the twentieth century, notably via distinctive blends of conservatism and social democracy, a stable focus also makes it possible to assess the influence of political rationalities on histories of balance when actors and subjects remain broadly similar. Comparative consideration of balance and self in the US – particularly in Chapters 5 , 9 and 10 – enhances these reflections, offering the

in Balancing the self
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Global Britishness and settler cultures in South Africa and New Zealand
Charles V. Reed

national stories of New Zealand or Australia or South Africa as one of inevitable independence and nationhood, colonial children grown into able-minded adults capable of self-rule. There is also a tendency to craft unique mythologies that separate child from mother: a social democracy of New Zealand or republicanism and white rule in South Africa. The role of Britishness and empire in these national stories

in Royal tourists, colonial subjects and the making of a British world, 1860–1911
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Johan Östling

offered a professorship in sociology in Hamburg. During the 1950s his reputation grew, and in 1960 he was offered a post at the University of Münster, where he at the same time became director of one of the German Federal Republic’s most important centres of empirical social science, the ‘Sozialforschungsstelle an der Universität Münster’ in Dortmund. During these first post-war decades Schelsky embraced a technocratic ideal of modernisation, and in political terms he was close to Social Democracy. In a rapid succession of works, he explored the social conditions of

in Humboldt and the modern German university