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German Library #0060: Sociological Writings

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Some of Weber's most trenchant essays on sociology and economic issues. Many of these works have been translated expressly for this volume and include: "The Concept of Social Action," "Power, Authority, and Imperative Control," "Bureaucreatic Authority," "The Distribution of Power within the Political Community," "The Chinese Literati," "The Origins of Modern Capitalism," "Judaism, Christianity, and the Socioeconomic Order," "Definition of Sociology," "Ideal-Type Constructs," "Science as a Vocation," and other essays.

Synopsis:

Some of Weber's most trenchant essays on sociology and economic issues. Many of these works have been translated expressly for this volume and include: "The Concept of Social Action," "Power, Authority, and Imperative Control," "Bureaucreatic Authority," "The Distribution of Power within the Political Community," "The Chinese Literati," "The Origins of Modern Capitalism," "Judaism, Christianity, and the Socioeconomic Order," "Definition of Sociology," "Ideal-Type Constructs," "Science as a Vocation," and other essays.

Description:

Includes bibliographical references (p. [304]-321).

Table of Contents

Introduction: Wolf Heydebrand
Editor's Acknowledgments
 
SOCIAL ACTION AND SOCIAL RELATIONSHIPS   
1. The Concept of Social Action
2. The Types of Social Action
3. The Concept of Social Relationship
4. The Concept of Legitimate Order
5. The Bases of Legitimacy of an Order
6. The Concept of Conflict
7. Types of Solidary Social Relationships
8. Open and Closed Relationships
9. Power, Authority, and Imperative Control
10. Political and Religious Corporate Groups
Translated by A.M. Henderson and Talcott Parsons
 
DOMINATION AND STRATIFICATION
11. Legitimacy and the Types of Authority
12. Charismatic Authority
13. The Routinization of Charisma
14. Collegiality and the Division of Powers
Translated by Martin Black
 
15. Bureaucratic Authority
Translated by Martin Black, with Lance W. Garmer
 
16. The Distribution of Power within the Political Community: Classes, Status Groups, Political Parties
Translated by Martin Black
 
17. The Chinese Literati
Translated by Hans H. Gerth and C. Wright Mills
 
RATIONALIZATION IN ECONOMY, RELIGION, AND LAW
18. The Origins of Modern Capitalism
19. The Evolution of the Capitalistic Spirit
Translated by Frank H. Knight
 
20. The Dualism of In-Group nad Out-Group Morality
Translated by Hans H. Gerth and Don Martindale
 
21. Judaism, Christianity, and the Socioeconomic Order
22. The Attitude of the Other World Religions (Islam, Buddhism, Christianity) to the Social and Economic Order
Translated by Ephraim Fischoff
 
23. Rationality and Formalism in Law
24. Formal and Substantive Rationalization of Law
25. The Formal Qualities of Modern Law
Translated by Edward A. Shils and Max Rheinstein
 
SOCIOLOGY AND SCIENCE
26. Definition of Sociology
27. The Methodological Foundations of Sociology
Translated by A.M. Henderson and Talcott Parsons
 
28. "Objectivity" in Social Science
29. The Tension between Science and Policy-Making
30. Ideal-Type Constructs
Translated by Edward A. Shils and Henry A. Finch
 
31. Science as a Vocation
Translated by Hans A. Gerth and C. Wright Mills
 
Notes

Product Details

ISBN:
9780826407191
Editor:
Heydebrand, Wolf
Author:
Heydebrand, Wolf
Author:
Weber, Max
Publisher:
Continnuum-3pl
Location:
New York :
Subject:
Sociology - General
Subject:
Sociology
Subject:
Sociology, anthropology and archaeology
Subject:
Power (Social sciences)
Subject:
Social structure
Subject:
Social action
Subject:
Power
Subject:
Poder
Subject:
Estructura social
Subject:
Acciâon social
Subject:
Germany
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
German Library Paperback
Series Volume:
0060
Publication Date:
19940331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
324
Dimensions:
8.5 x 5.5 x 0.776 in

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"Synopsis" by , Some of Weber's most trenchant essays on sociology and economic issues. Many of these works have been translated expressly for this volume and include: "The Concept of Social Action," "Power, Authority, and Imperative Control," "Bureaucreatic Authority," "The Distribution of Power within the Political Community," "The Chinese Literati," "The Origins of Modern Capitalism," "Judaism, Christianity, and the Socioeconomic Order," "Definition of Sociology," "Ideal-Type Constructs," "Science as a Vocation," and other essays.
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