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Essential Weber A Reader

ISBN-10: 0415244277

ISBN-13: 9780415244275

Edition: 2003

Authors: Sam Whimster

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Weber is increasingly being recognized as the theorist of modernity. This reader, put together by one of the world's leading Weber scholars, introduces a new generation to Weber's ideas.
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Book details

List price: $74.95
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge
Publication date: 12/16/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Acknowledgements
Abbreviations
Introduction to Max Weber
Comparing civilizations and the origins of modernity
Puritanism and the spirit of capitalism
Confucianism and Puritanism compared
Introduction to the Economic Ethics of the World Religious
The religious of civilization and their attitude to the world
Prefatory remarks to the Collected Essays in the Sociology of Religion
Structures of power and stratification
Politics and the state
The three pure types of legitimate rule
The nation
The belief in common ethnicity
The household community
Capitalism in Antiquity
The conditions of maximum formal rationality of capital accounting
Status groups and classes
The distribution of power in society: classes, status groups and parties
Parties
The dilemmas of modernity
Intermediate reflection on the Economic Ethics of the World Religions
Bureaucracy
Formal and substantive rationalization: theocratic and secular law
The vocation of politics
The vocation of science
Methodology of the social sciences
Basic sociological concepts
The 'objectivity' of knowledge in social science and social policy
Glossary
Index