From Max Weber

From Max Weber : Essays in Sociology

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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.
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  • Paperback | 524 pages
  • 138 x 216 x 30.48mm | 635g
  • Routledge
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised ed.
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0415482690
  • 9780415482691
  • 417,680

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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About Max Weber

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.
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