From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology / Edition 1

From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology / Edition 1

by Max Weber
     
 

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.See more details below

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:
9780195004625
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
12/31/1958
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
504
Sales rank:
429,024
Product dimensions:
8.00(w) x 5.38(h) x 1.01(d)

Meet 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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