Gemeinschaft


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Gemeinschaft

A German word translated roughly as community. It is used sometimes to describe an economy or society marked by strong personal relationships and moderate division of labor. For example, all members of a family may work together on a farm. While each family member may have his/her specialty, everyone can perform everyone else's job if need be. Feudal and idealistic socialist societies are examples of Gemeinschaft economies.
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Auierdem bot die Bindung von Beschlussen des Ministerrats an vorherige Initiativen der Kommission die Aussicht auf Entscheidungen, die tendenziell auf eine Starkung der Gemeinschaft hinausliefen.
But first let us see what differences we can establish between Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft.
Gemeinschaft ("community") refers to a small, rural, low-technology, face-to-face community that is relatively poor and based on informal education at home.
Chapter Two explores the search for a Gemeinschaft with reference to an affirmative strand of shtetl writing, in particular Arnold Zweig's mythologizing essay Das ostjudische Antlitz, published as a book in 1920 with illustrations by Hermann Struck.
157) and Isenberg as chronicler hazards the risk of "over-essentializing" Gemeinschaft.
In Chapter 7, Cahnman argues that Weber and Toennies' convergences were more important than Weber's reputed "distant politeness" regarding the latter's concepts of Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft (p.
These are the family (especially the extended family), the stable town or village, the church, rigid social and economic classes, and guilds for people in the same line of work-the set of institutions that together constitute the traditional form of authority that the German sociologist Ferdinand Tonnies called Gemeinschaft.
Tonnies' concepts of Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft, Pappenheim argues, are sociological concepts which focus on society as an historical process, and are thus of great value to one who wants to explain the relationship between society and the forces of alienation.
When Harris asserts that ethnic difference in the Andes "recalls the classic sociological opposition between Gemeinschaft and Gesellschaft," (p.
Of the latter, the best general survey of the variety of modern architectures current in the 1920s was the three 'Blue Books' by Walter Muller-Wulckow: Bauten der Arbeit, Bauten der Gemeinschaft and Wohnbauten und Siedlungen.
Major organization : DEUTSCHES ELEKTRONEN-SYNCHROTRON DESY IN DER HELMHOLTZ GEMEINSCHAFT
By means of a systematic development of new methods, Instruments and tools of knowledge and technology transfer from the four large non-university research organizations (fraunhofer gesellschaft, Helmholtz gemeinschaft, Max-planck society and leibniz forschungsgemeinschaft), Both the concrete transfer activities and a new culture of utilization are supported of research results.
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