Steinmetz George

Thèmes de recherche

  • Colonialisme et empire
  • Mémoires coloniales en Europe
  • Histoire des sciences humaines et sociales
  • Sociologie et psychanalyse
  • Sociétés et theories sociales allemandes

Responsabilités scientifiques

  • Co-directeur de la collection « Politics, History and Culture » à Duke University Press.
  • Membre des comités de rédaction de Sociological Theory, Comparative Studies in Society and History.
  • Faculty Associate, Chinese Studies Center, University of Michigan
  • Faculty Associate, Weiser Center for Emerging Democracies, University of Michigan

Parmi ses publications

  • “Neo-Bourdieusian Theory and the Question of Scientific Autonomy : German Sociologists and Empire, 1890s-1940s” Political Power and Social Theory, vol. 20, 2009, pp. 71-131.
  • “The Imperial Entanglements of Sociology in the United States, Britain, and France since the 19th Century. Ab Imperio : teorii͡a i istorii͡a nat͡sionalʹnosteĭ i nat͡sionalizma vostsovetskom prostranstve, issue 4 (2009), pp. 1-56.
  • “Harrowed Landscapes : White Ruingazers in Namibia and Detroit and the Cultivation of Memory.” Visual Studies, vol. 23, no. 3, 2008, pp. 211-237.
  • The Devil’s Handwriting : Precoloniality and the German Colonial State in Qingdao, Samoa, and Southwest Africa. Chicago : Universityof ChicagoPress, 2007.
  • The Politics of Method in the Human Sciences : Positivism and its Epistemological Others, edited by George Steinmetz. Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2005.
  • “Detroit ; Ruin of a City. A Documentary Road Movie about Detroit and the Automobile Industry.” Codirected and coproduced with Michael Chanan ; published as a DVD by Bristol Docs/Intellect Books, 2006.
  • “American Sociology before and after World War Two : The (Temporary) Settling of a Disciplinary Field, in Sociology in America. The ASA Centennial History, ed. Craig Calhoun (Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2007), ch. 9, pp. 258-293.
  • “Fordism and the Positivist Revenant : Response to Burris, Fourcade-Gourinchas, and Riley.” Social Science History 31:1 (2007) : 127-152.
  • “Drive-By Shooting : Making a Documentary about Detroit.” Michigan Quarterly Review 45:3(2006), pp. 491-513.
  • “Decolonizing German Theory.” Postcolonial Studies 9:1 (2006), pp. 3-13.
  • “The Visual Archive of Colonialism : Germany and Namibia.” Public Culture 18:1 (2006), pp.141-182. With Julia Hell.
  • “Imperialism or Colonialism ? From Windhoek to Washington, by way of Basra.” in Lessons of Empire. Imperial Histories and American Power, eds. Craig Calhoun, Fred Cooper, and Kevin Moore (New York : The New Press, 2006), pp. 135-156.
  • “Return to Empire : The New U.S. Imperialism in Theoretical and Historical Perspective.” Sociological Theory 23:4 (2005), pp. 339-367.
  • “The Genealogy of a Positivist Haunting : Comparing Prewar and Postwar U.S. Sociology.” boundary 2, vol. 32:2 (2005), pp. 107-133.
  • “Von der „Eingeborenenpolitik” zur Vernichtungsstrategie : Deutsch-Südwestafrika, 1904.” Peripherie, Zeitschrift für Politik und Ökonomie der Dritten Welt, no. 96, pp. 195-227.
  • “American Sociology’s Epistemological Unconscious and the Transition to Post-Fordism : the case of Historical Sociology.” Pp. 109-157 in Remaking Modernity : Politics, Processes and History in Sociology, eds. Julia Adams, Elisabeth Clemens, and Ann Orloff (Durham, NC : Duke University Press, 2005).