from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to sociogenesis.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the forces and conditions which create and mold society.
The sub-title of The Civilizing Process underlines the point that the sociogenetic and psychogenetic dimensions of human existence interact to shape long-term developments - or conversely, that the latter are always reflected in changes in social and political organization and also in the basic emotional lives of those that are caught up in them.