Sociological Writings: Max Weber by Wolf HeydebrandSociological Writings: Max Weber by Wolf Heydebrand

Sociological Writings: Max Weber

EditorWolf Heydebrand

Paperback | March 1, 1994

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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.
Max Weber, a German political economist, legal historian, and sociologist, had an impact on the social sciences that is difficult to overestimate. According to a widely held view, he was the founder of the modern way of conceptualizing society and thus the modern social sciences. His major interest was the process of rationalization, w...
Title:Sociological Writings: Max WeberFormat:PaperbackDimensions:324 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.8 inPublished:March 1, 1994Language:English

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Wolf Heydebrand
Editor's Acknowledgments
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
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
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
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