From Max Weber

Essays in Sociology
Author: Max Weber
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1136611223
Category: Political Science
Page: 494
View: 3774
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.

Max Weber and Karl Marx

Author: Karl Lowith
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134869991
Category: Social Science
Page: 144
View: 8811
First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Author: Max Weber
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415254069
Category: Social Science
Page: 271
View: 7098
Max Weber's best-known and most controversial work, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, first published in 1904, remains to this day a powerful and fascinating read. Weber's highly accessible style is just one of many reasons for his continuing popularity. The book contends that the Protestant ethic made possible and encouraged the development of capitalism in the West. Widely considered as the most informed work ever written on the social effects of advanced capitalism, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism holds its own as one of the most significant books of the twentieth century. The book is one of those rare works of scholarship which no informed citizen can afford to ignore.

Children and Social Change

Memories of Diverse Childhoods
Author: Dorothy Moss
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing
ISBN: 1441115056
Category: Education
Page: 240
View: 4634
Children and Social Change explores memories of childhood. Dorothy Moss examines experiences not commonly associated with everyday childhood, focusing on, for example war, migration, employment, religion, policing, and civil and industrial unrest. Her research explores how children engage with wider social change through their relationships with their families, communities and nations. It focuses on how they carve out space and time for themselves from complex social relations. The research is informed by academic ideas about social memory, space and time, and discusses the selectivity of memories of childhood and how these are filtered through later social experience, family stories and research processes.

Main Currents in Sociological Thought: Volume 2

Durkheim, Pareto, Weber
Author: Raymond Aron
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0429836716
Category: Social Science
Page: 268
View: 5226
This is the second of Raymond Aron's classic two-volume survey of the sociological tradition – arguably the definitive work of its kind. Aron explores the work of three figures who profoundly shaped sociology as it entered the twentieth century: Émile Durkheim, who continued Auguste Comte's quest for a science of society and a scientific validation of morality; Vilfredo Pareto, the Italian "neo-Machiavellian" who emphasized the oligarchic or elitist character of all societies; and the German sociologist Max Weber, who reflected critically on the prospects for human freedom in an age marked by bureaucratization and rationalization. Aron presents rich portraits of these three thinkers, drawing out the enduring insights that remain in their work. At the same time he reflects critically on Durkheim's project for a science of society, Pareto's critique of humanitarianism, and Weber's tragic pessimism. Above all the book is remarkable for demonstrating Aron’s lifelong indebtedness to and divergence from the thought of Max Weber, the sociologist par excellence, in Aron's view. This Routledge Classics edition includes an introduction by Daniel J. Mahoney and Brian C. Anderson. ? ?

Classical Sociological Theory

A Reader
Author: Ian Mcintosh
Publisher: NYU Press
ISBN: 0814755747
Category: Social Science
Page: 259
View: 1212
"How much compensation ought to be paid to a woman who was raped 7,500 times? What would the members of the Commission want for their daughters if their daughters had been raped even once?" —Karen Parker, speaking before the U.N. Commission on Human Rights Seemingly every week, a new question arises relative to the current worldwide ferment over human injustices. Why does the U.S. offer $20,000 atonement money to Japanese Americans relocated to concentration camps during World War II, while not even apologizing to African Americans for 250 years of human bondage and another century of institutionalized discrimination? How can the U.S. and Canada best grapple with the genocidal campaigns against Native Americans on which their countries were founded? How should Japan make amends to Korean "comfort women" sexually enslaved during World War II? Why does South Africa deem it necessary to grant amnesty to whites who tortured and murdered blacks under apartheid? Is Germany's highly praised redress program, which has paid billions of dollars to Jews worldwide, a success, and, as such, an example for others? More generally, is compensation for a historical wrong dangerous "blood money" that allows a nation to wash its hands forever of its responsibility to those it has injured? A rich collection of essays from leading scholars, pundits, activists, and political leaders the world over, many written expressly for this volume, When Sorry Isn't Enough also includes the voices of the victims of some of the world's worst atrocities, thereby providing a panoramic perspective on an international controversy often marked more by heat than reason.

Max Weber

An Intellectual Portrait
Author: Bryan Turner
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 9780415174510
Category: Economics
Page: 1872
View: 7517
This set of monographs presents a broad and comprehensive overview of European views on Weber's relevance to twentieth-century sociology. A combination of translations and original writings in English, they represent a sophisticated and contemporary cross-section of comment on his analysis of modern institutions. A common theme to all of these works is a concern for Weber's relevance to the study of industrial and capitalist civilization. There is also a strong focus on political and economic issues in his sociology. Many of these volumes are, in themselves, individual classics. As a whole these represent one of the best collections on Weber in English and offer a fundamental research archive and library resource. They are available as a set or as individual volumes. Contents: From History to Sociology, Antoni (1940): 0-415-17452-X: Max Weber: An Intellectual Portrait, Reinhard Bendix (1966): 0-415-17453-8: The Sociology of Max Weber, J. Freund (1966): 0-415-17454-6: Max Weber and German Politics, J.P. Mayer (1955): 0-415-17455-4: 0 Max Weber and Modern Sociology, A. Sahay (1971): 0-415-17456-2: Weber and Islam, B. Turner (1974): 0-415-17458-9: Weber and the Marxist World, J. Weiss (1981): 0-415-17457-0:

An Introduction to the New Testament, Second Edition

Author: Charles B. Puskas,C. Michael Robbins
Publisher: Wipf and Stock Publishers
ISBN: 1621893316
Category: Religion
Page: 394
View: 4630
Studying the New Testament requires a determination to encounter this collection of writings on its own terms. This classic introduction by Charles B. Puskas, revised with C. Michael Robbins, provides helpful guidance. Since the publication of the first edition, which was in print for twenty years, a host of new and diverse cultural, historical, social-scientific, socio-rhetorical, narrative, textual, and contextual studies has been examined. Attentive also to the positive reviews of the first edition, the authors retain the original tripartite arrangement on 1) the world of the New Testament, 2) interpreting the New Testament, and 3) Jesus and early Christianity. This volume supplies readers with pertinent primary and secondary material. The new edition carries on a genuine effort to be nonsectarian, and although it is more of a critical introduction than a general survey, it is recommended to midlevel college and seminary students and to anyone who wants to be better informed about the New Testament.

Max Weber

Author: Dirk Kaesler
Publisher: C.H.Beck
ISBN: 340662250X
Category: Biography & Autobiography
Page: 128
View: 1282
Zu Recht gilt Max Weber (1864–1920) heute international als einer der einflussreichsten Denker des 20. Jahrhunderts. Seine Werke zählen in den Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften zu den Schlüsseltexten der wissenschaftlichen Ausbildung. Dirk Kaesler zeichnet knapp und anschaulich die entscheidenden Stationen seines Lebens und Wirkens nach und macht deutlich, wie eng sowohl die Themen der wissenschaftlichen Arbeiten Webers als auch deren Ergebnisse mit zeitgenössischen und familienbiographischen Zusammenhängen verflochten sind.

Classical Sociology

Author: Bryan S Turner
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9780761964582
Category: Social Science
Page: 291
View: 8699
"In this book, one of the foremost sociologists of the present day turns his gaze upon the key figures and seminal institutions in the rise of sociology." "This book is a systematic introduction to classical sociology and its development in the twentiethcentury. Accessible and authoritative, it will be required reading for anyone interested in sociology and social theory today."--BOOK JACKET.

Religion und Gesellschaft

gesammelte Aufsätze zur Religionssoziologie
Author: Max Weber
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9783534254972
Category: Economic history
Page: 1226
View: 7757

Die Wirtschaftsethik der Weltreligionen

Author: Max Weber
Publisher: Jazzybee Verlag
ISBN: 3849612244
Page: 13
View: 1368
Die Serie "Meisterwerke der Literatur" beinhaltet die Klassiker der deutschen und weltweiten Literatur in einer einzigartigen Sammlung für Ihren eBook Reader. Lesen Sie die besten Werke großer Schriftsteller,Poeten, Autoren und Philosophen auf Ihrem Kindle Reader. Dieses Werk bietet zusätzlich * Eine Biografie/Bibliografie des Autors. Inhalt: Einleitung. Konfuzianismus und Taoismus. I. Soziologische Grundlagen: A. Stadt, Fürst und Gott. II. Soziologische Grundlagen: B. Feudaler und präbendaler Staat. III. Soziologische Grundlagen. C. Verwaltung und Agrarverfassung. IV. Soziologische Grundlagen: D. Selbstverwaltung, Recht und Kapitalismus. V. Der Literatenstand. VI. Die konfuzianische Lebensorientierung. VII. Orthodoxie und Heterodoxie (Taoismus)327. VIII. Resultat: Konfuzianismus und Puritanismus. Zwischenbetrachtung: Theorie der Stufen und Richtungen religiöser Weltablehnung. Hinduismus und Buddhismus. I. Das hinduistische soziale System. II. Die orthodoxen und heterodoxen Heilslehren der indischen Intellektuellen. III. Die asiatische Sekten- und Heilandsreligiosität. Das antike Judentum. I. Die israelitische Eidgenossenschaft und Jahwe. II. Die Entstehung des jüdischen Pariavolkes Nachtrag. Die Pharisäer.

From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology

Author: H.H. Gerth,C. Wright Mills
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134689012
Category: Social Science
Page: 504
View: 4970
First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Die Rationalen Und Soziologischen Grundlagen Der Musik

Author: Max Weber
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9788027310760
Page: 56
View: 1474
Max Weber (1864-1920) war ein deutscher Soziologe und Nationalökonom. Er gilt als einer der Klassiker der Soziologie sowie der gesamten Kultur- und Sozialwissenschaften. Mit seinen Theorien und Begriffsprägungen hatte er großen Einfluss insbesondere auf die Wirtschafts-, die Herrschafts- und die Religionssoziologie. Mit seinem Namen verknüpft sind die "Protestantismus-Kapitalismus-These," das Prinzip der "Werturteilsfreiheit" sowie die Unterscheidung von "Gesinnungs-" und "Verantwortungsethik." Aus dem Buch: "Die Tendenz zur Gleichheit der Distanzen war überall in starkem - wenn auch gewiß nicht ausschließlichem - Maße durch die Interessen der Transponierbarkeit der Melodien mitbestimmt. Es finden sich in den erhaltenen hellenischen Melodiefragmenten, wenigstens im zweiten Apollon-Hymnus von Delphi, Spuren davon, daß auch die hellenische Musik gelegentlich von dem Mittel der Wiederholung einer Tonphrase in anderer Tonlage Gebrauch machte, und für diesen Zweck mußten die Ganztonschritte für ein melodisch so feines Gehör wie das hellenische gleich groß sein. (Es ist daher auch kein Zufall, daß die harmonisch "richtige" Terzenberechnung nicht an der diatonischen, sondern an der enharmonischen und chromatischen Skala zuerst vorgenommen wurde, bei welcher der Ditonus ausgeschaltet war.)"

The Sociology of Max Weber

Author: Julien Freund
Publisher: N.A
ISBN: 9780415174541
Category: Social Science
Page: 310
View: 4105
This volume traces the modern critical and performance history of this play, one of Shakespeare's most-loved and most-performed comedies. The essay focus on such modern concerns as feminism, deconstruction, textual theory, and queer theory.

Money, Time and Rationality in Max Weber

Austrian Connections
Author: Stephen Parsons
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317797329
Category: Business & Economics
Page: 176
View: 3296
This unique study into the roots of Max Weber's Political Economy, is an intriguing read and a valuable contribution to the Weberian literature. Parsons argues that Weber's analysis is highly influenced by the Austrian School of Economics and the relationship between his critique of centrally planned economies and that of Mises.

Essays on the Sociology of Culture

Author: Karl Mannheim
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134904150
Category: Social Science
Page: 264
View: 3293
Karl Mannheim was one of the leading sociologists of the twentieth century. Essays on the Sociology of Culture, originally published in 1956, was one of his most important books. In it he sets out his ideas of intellectuals as producers of culture and explores the possibilities of a democratization of culture. This new edition includes a superb new preface by Bryan Turner which sets Mannheim's study in the appropriate historical and intellectual context and explains why his thought on culture remains essential for students engaged in debates about mass culture, the politics of culture and postmodernity.

Carl Maria von Weber

ein Lebensbild. 2
Author: Max Maria ¬von Weber
Publisher: N.A
Page: 741
View: 8600

The Sociology of Religion

Theoretical and Comparative Perspectives
Author: Malcolm B. Hamilton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1134976267
Category: Religion
Page: 320
View: 2223
This clear introduction to the sociology of religion combines a discussion of key theorists with a modern emphasis on the diversity of religious beliefs and practices. Malcolm Hamilton's expanded second edition brings the discussion fully up-to-date, and extends its material on secularization and religious sects, giving a broad comparative view. Drawing on the insights of history, anthropology and sociology, he surveys classic and contemporary theory to give a full picture of the variety and scope of theoretical perspectives.