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The Social Thought of Max Weber
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The Social Thought of Max Weber


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Sociology (General)

June 2016 | 280 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Stephen Kalberg's The Social Thought of Max Weber, the newest volume of the SAGE Social Thinkers series, provides a concise introduction to the work, life, and influence of Max Weber, considered to be one of three most important founders (along with Marx and Durkheim) of sociology. The book serves as an excellent introduction to the full range of Weber’s major themes, and explores in detail the extent to which they are relevant today.  It is ideal for use as a self-contained volume or in conjunction with other sociological theory textbooks.
 
Series Editor's Foreword
 
Acknowledgments
 
Introduction
 
Chapter 1: The Person and the Intellectual Context
 
Chapter 2: The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism and the "Sect Essays"
 
Chapter 3: The Methodology
 
Chapter 4: Economy and Society
 
Chapter 5: The Social and Political Context
 
Chapter 6: "Rationalism" East and West: The Economic Ethics of the World Religions and the Turn Toward a Sociology of Civilizations
 
Chapter 7: The Sociology of Civilizations I: Western Rationalism and Modern Western Rationalism
 
Chapter 8: The Sociology of Civilizations II: The Rationalism of China
 
Chapter 9: The Sociology of Civilizations III: The Rationalism of India
 
Chapter 10: Applying Weber: The Birth and Growth of the American Civic Sphere
 
Chapter 11: An Assessment
 
Chapter 12: Further Readings
 
Glossary
 
References
 
Index
 
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