Indirect controls are most powerful because they are normalized

With Max Weber, finally, the intellectual’s self-negation in the morally neutral description of an ever more disheartening reality reached truly painful proportions

The increasing tendency to abstract some anthropological or sociological finding from its context, and to flourish it around as if it was possessed of some intrinsic value

he must be sure that his final use of the term be very different from its popular use; if it is not, there is a strong presumption that his research has been as superficial as common-sense reflection

anthropology, sociology, and criminology, have evolved either as unhistorical disciplines, or with an inadequate historical component, or with an actively anti-historical bias

university scientists adjust their curiosities for their funders