From Max Weber

From Max Weber : Essays in Sociology

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Introducing the student to the work of a great sociologist, this book opens with a comprehensive biographical essay on Weber's life and work and includes his essays on science and politics, power, religion, and social structures.
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Product details

  • Hardback | 502 pages
  • 136.65 x 203.71 x 25.91mm | 406g
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • 0195004620
  • 9780195004625
  • 534,679

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"Weber is essential to an understanding of sociological theory, and this is the quintessential Weber--a gold mine of insights into the workings of society."--Leslie Wasson, University of South Florida
"Still the best compilation of texts by Weber."--Peter Jelavich, University of Texas, Austin
"Wonderful....A classic for teaching modern EUuropean intellectual and cultural history."--Marjorie Beale, University of California
"An excellent collection of papers from Max Weber. This is must reading for students of sociology."--Sronja Szelenyi, Stanford University
"Still the single best book by and about Max Weber."--Terry Boswell, Emory University
"The writings selected are representative of a wide range of the author's exceedingly verstaile and comprehensive studies."--Talcott Parsons, Annals of the American Academy of Political Science
"A good and accessible compilation of Weber's major themes."--Laurel Kearns, Agnes Scott College
"A good, solid anthology; wide-ranging in its contents and should be standard in many sociology courses."--Gregory O'Dea, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga
"Superb collection of key texts!"--Szonja Szelenyi, Stanford University
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