Historical Social Research

43.1 - Agent-Based Modeling in Social Science, History, and Philosophy

Special Issue – Agent-Based Modeling in Social Science, History, and Philosophy.
  • Dominik Klein, Johannes Marx & Kai Fischbach: Agent-Based Modeling in Social Science, History, and Philosophy. An Introduction. [Abstract]
  • Contributions
  • Rogier De Langhe: An Agent-Based Model of Thomas Kuhn's The Structure of Scientific Revolutions. [Abstract]
  • Manuela Fernández Pinto & Daniel Fernández Pinto: Epistemic Landscapes Reloaded: An Examination of Agent-Based Models in Social Epistemology. [Abstract]
  • Csilla Rudas & János Török: Modeling the Wikipedia to Understand the Dynamics of Long Disputes and Biased Articles. [Abstract]
  • Simon Scheller: When Do Groups Get It Right? – On the Epistemic Performance of Voting and Deliberation. [Abstract]
  • Ulf Christian Ewert & Marco Sunder: Modelling Maritime Trade Systems: Agent-Based Simulation and Medieval History. [Abstract]
  • Daniel M. Mayerhoffer: Raising Children to Be (In-)Tolerant. Influence of Church, Education, and Society on Adolescents’ Stance towards Queer People in Germany. [Abstract]
  • Johannes Schmitt & Simon T. Franzmann: A Polarizing Dynamic by Center Cabinets? The Mechanism of Limited Contestation. [Abstract]
  • Bert Baumgaertner: Models of Opinion Dynamics and Mill-Style Arguments for Opinion Diversity. [Abstract]
  • Dominik Klein & Johannes Marx: Generalized Trust in the Mirror. An Agent-Based Model on the Dynamics of Trust. [Abstract]
  • Bennett Holman, William J. Berger, Daniel J. Singer, Patrick Grim & Aaron Bramson: Diversity and Democracy: Agent-Based Modeling in Political Philosophy. [Abstract]
  • AnneMarie Borg, Daniel Frey, Dunja Šešelja & Christian Straßer: Epistemic Effects of Scientific Interaction: Approaching the Question with an Argumentative Agent-Based Model. [Abstract]
  • Michael Gavin: An Agent-Based Computational Approach to “The Adam Smith Problem.” [Abstract]

HSR Team


42.4 - Changing Power Relations & the Drag Effects of Habitus

Special Issue: Changing Power Relations and the Drag Effects of Habitus:
  • Stefanie Ernst, Christoph Weischer & Behrouz Alikhani: Changing Power Relations and the Drag Effects of Habitus. Theoretical and Empirical Approaches in the Twenty-First Century. An Introduction. [Abstract]
Methodological and Theoretical Approaches
  • Nico Wilterdink: The Dynamics of Inequality and Habitus Formation. Elias, Bourdieu, and the Rise of Nationalist Populism. [Abstract]
  • Nina Baur: Process-Oriented Micro-Macro-Analysis. Methodological Reflections on Elias and Bourdieu. [Abstract]
  • Sandra Matthäus: Towards the Role of Self, Worth, and Feelings in (Re-)Producing Social Dominance. Explicating Pierre Bourdieu's Implicit Theory of Affect. [Abstract]
Work and Globalisation
  • Guido Becke: The Subjectivation of Work and Established-Outsider Figurations. [Abstract]
  • Bernd Sommer: Externalisation, Globalised Value Chains and the Invisible Consequences of Social Actions[Abstract]
Social Conflicts, Immigration, and Democratisation
  • Inken Rommel: “We Are the People.” Refugee-’Crisis,’ and the Drag-Effects of Social Habitus in German Society[Abstract]
  • John Connolly & Paddy Dolan: Habitus, the Writings of Irish Hunger Strikers and Elias’s The Loneliness of the Dying[Abstract]
  • Stephen Vertigans: Death by ‘African’ Democracy. Killing Consequences of Western Power Prognosis[Abstract]
  • Behrouz Alikhani: Post-Democracy or Processes of De-Democratization? United States Case Study[Abstract]
  • Norman Gabriel: Growing Up in Society. A Historical Social Psychology of Childhood. [Abstract]
  • Florence Delmotte, Heidi Mercenier & Virginie Van Ingelgom: Belonging and Indifference to Europe. A Study of Young People in Brussels. [Abstract]

Mixed Issue:
  • Nathalie Bulle: Educating “Modern Mind” in the Light of the Evolution of Western Educational Thought. [Abstract]
  • Günter Mey & Marc Dietrich: From Text to Image – Shaping a Visual Grounded Theory Methodology. [Abstract]
  • Reiner Keller & Angelika Poferl: Soziologische Wissenskulturen zwischen individualisierter Inspiration und prozeduraler Legitimation. Zur Entwicklung qualitativer und interpretativer Sozialforschung in der deutschen und französischen Soziologie seit den 1960er Jahren. [Abstract]

42.3 - Critique & Social Change / Community Transformation

Special Issue: Critique & Social Change.
  • Thomas Kern, Thomas Laux & Insa Pruisken: Critique and Social Change: An Introduction. [Abstract]
  • Frank Adloff & Larissa Pfaller: Critique in statu nascendi? The Reluctance towards Organ Donation. [Abstract]
  • Christine Schwarz: Going Underground: Merging Collaboration with Micro-Resistance. [Abstract]
  • Patrick Sachweh: Criticizing Inequality? How Ideals of Equality Do – and Do Not – Contribute to the De-Legitimation of Inequality in Contemporary Germany. [Abstract]
  • Rainer Diaz‐Bone: Discourses, Conventions, and Critique – Perspectives of the Institutionalist Approach of the Economics of Convention. [Abstract]
  • Laura Centemeri: From Public Participation to Place-Based Resistance. Environmental Critique and Modes of Valuation in the Struggles against the Expansion of the Malpensa Airport[Abstract]
  • Sascha Münnich: Outside Powers: The Moral Economy of Anti-Financial Movements 1870-1930 and Today[Abstract]
  • Philip Wallmeier: Exit as Critique. Communes and Intentional Communities in the 1960s and Today[Abstract]
  • Isabel KuscheThe Accusation of Clientelism: On the Interplay between Social Science, Mass Media, and Politics in the Critique of Irish Democracy. [Abstract]
  • Henrik Dosdall & Byron Z. Rom-Jensen: Letting Lehman Go: Critique, Social Change, and the Demise of Lehman Brothers[Abstract]
  • Insa PruiskenInstitutional Logics and Critique in German Academic Science Studying the Merger of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. [Abstract]
  • Thomas Kern & Thomas Laux: Revolution or Negotiated Regime Change? Structural Dynamics in the Process of Democratization. The Case of South Korea in the 1980s. [Abstract]

Forum:  Community Transformation in Asian Societies.
  • Fumyia Onaka: Community Transformation in Asian Societies. An Introduction[Abstract]
  • Buapun Promphakping: Well-Being of Returning Migrants in the Rural Northeast of Thailand: Process Oriented Methodology. [Abstract]
  • Taro Hirai: Legitimacy or Legitimation? Intensive Analysis of Informal Decision-Making Processes of Disaster Response after 3.11 Earthquake. [Abstract]
  • Noriyuki Suzuki: The Formation Process for Civil Society in Northeast Thailand: A Social Research Case Study of Two Villages. [Abstract]
  • Thanapauge Chamaratana, Dusadee Ayuwat & Oranutda Chinnasri: Social Mobility Springboard: Occupational Prestige of Thai Labour Brokers. [Abstract]
  • Mohd Amar Aziz, Noor Hadzlida Ayob & Kamaruddin Abdulsomad: Restructuring Foreign Worker Policy and Community Transformation in Malaysia. [Abstract]

Suppl. 29 - Manfred Thaller: From History to Applied Science in the Humanities

Autobiographical Reflections
  • Manfred Thaller: Between the Chairs. An Interdisciplinary Career. [Abstract]
  • Manfred ThallerAutomation on Parnassus. CLIO – A Databank Oriented System for Historians [1980]. [Abstract]
  • Manfred ThallerUngefähre Exaktheit. Theoretische Grundlagen und praktische Möglichkeiten einer Formulierung historischer Quellen als Produkte ,unscharfer’ Systeme [1984]. [Abstract]
  • Manfred Thaller: Vorüberlegungen für einen internationalen Workshop über die Schaffung, Verbindung und Nutzung großer interdisziplinärer Quellenbanken in den historischen Wissenschaften [1986]. [Abstract]
  • Manfred Thaller: Entzauberungen: Die Entwicklung einer fachspezifischen historischen Datenverarbeitung in der Bundesrepublik [1990]. [Abstract]
  • Manfred Thaller: The Need for a Theory of Historical Computing [1991]. [Abstract]
  • Manfred Thaller: The Need for Standards: Data Modelling and Exchange [1991]. [Abstract]
  • Manfred Thaller: Von der Mißverständlichkeit des Selbstverständlichen. Beobachtungen zur Diskussion über die Nützlichkeit formaler Verfahren in der Geschichtswissenschaft [1992]. [Abstract] 
  • Manfred Thaller: The Archive on Top of Your Desk. An Introduction to Self-Documenting Image Files [1993]. [Abstract]
  • Manfred Thaller: Historical Information Science: Is there such a Thing? New Comments on an old Idea [1993]. [Abstract]
  • Manfred Thaller: Source Oriented Data Processing and Quantification: Distrustful Brothers [1995]. [Abstract]
  • Manfred Thaller: From the Digitized to the Digital Library [2001]. [Abstract]
  • Manfred Thaller: Reproduktion, Erschließung, Edition, Interpretation: Ihre Beziehungen in einer digitalen Welt [2005]. [Abstract]
  • Manfred Thaller: The Cologne Information Model: Representing Information Persistently [2009]. [Abstract]

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