From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology

From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology

by Max Weber

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Overview

Max Weber (1864-1920) was one of the most prolific and influential sociologists of the twentieth century. This classic collection draws together his key papers. This edition contains a new preface by Professor Bryan S. Turner.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781136611223
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 01/11/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 494
File size: 662 KB

About the Author

Bryan S. Turner is a leading Weber scholar and contemporary sociologist. He has edited Max Weber: Critical Responses (Routledge 1999) and Max Weber on Economy and Society, with Robert Holton (Routledge 1989), and is the founding editor with John O'Neill of the Journal of Classical Sociology.

Table of Contents

PREFACE TO THE NEW EDITION  INTRODUCTION: THE MAN AND HIS WORK 1. A Biographical View 2. Political Concerns 3. Intellectual Orientations  PART I: SCIENCE AND POLITICS 4. Politics as a Vocation 5. Science as a Vocation  PART 2: POWER 6. Structures of Power 7. Class, Status Party 8. Bureaucracy 9. The sociology of Charismatic Authority 10.The Meaning of Discipline  PART 3: RELIGION 11. The Social Psychology of the World Religions 12. The Protestant Sects and the Spirit of Capitalism 13. Religious Rejections of the World and Their Directions  PART 4: SOCIAL STRUCTURES  4. Capitalism and Rural Society in Germany 15. National Character and the Junkers 16. India: The Brahman and the Castes 17. The Chinese Literati

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