Charisma and Patronage: Reasoning with Max Weber

Charisma and Patronage: Reasoning with Max Weber

by Andrew D. McCulloch


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780754673446
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 09/28/2014
Pages: 256
Product dimensions: 6.25(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.63(d)

About the Author

Andrew D. McCulloch is Visiting Senior Fellow in Research and Social Theory at the University of Lincoln, UK.

Table of Contents

Contents: Preface; Introduction; Max Weber and the problem of charisma; Jesus, Christ and the mythology of charisma; Utopian communities, charisma and moral despotism; Charisma as a ‘career'; Joan of Arc: a case of subordinate charisma; Hitler's charisma: the worst case scenario and the paradigmatic case; Nelson Mandela: charismatic agent of passive revolution; Crises within US capitalism and the search for corporate charismatic leadership; Patronage and political charisma; Bibliography; Index.

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