Property and Power in Social Theory: A Study in Intellectual Rivalry

Property and Power in Social Theory: A Study in Intellectual Rivalry

by Dick Pels
     
 

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ISBN-10: 041518780X

ISBN-13: 9780415187800

Pub. Date: 10/01/1998

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Property and power perform a key role in social and political theories of class inequality and social stratification, however, theorists have yet clearly to define these concepts, their mutual boundaries and scopes of application. This book answers the property/power puzzle by undertaking a broad historical inquiry into its intellectual origins and present-day

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Property and power perform a key role in social and political theories of class inequality and social stratification, however, theorists have yet clearly to define these concepts, their mutual boundaries and scopes of application. This book answers the property/power puzzle by undertaking a broad historical inquiry into its intellectual origins and present-day effects through a series of case studies, including:
Marxism vs. anarchism
* the fascist assertion of the primacy of the political
* social science as power theory
* the managerial revolution
* the knowledge society and the new intellectual classes

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415187800
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/01/1998
Series:
Routledge Studies in Social and Political Thought Series
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

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