Max Weber's Theory of the Modern State: Origins, Structure and Significance (BOK)

Andreas Anter

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Andreas Anter reconstructs Max Weber's fragmentary theory of the modern state showing its relationship to contemporary theories and its significance for today's political science. The book consists of six chapters: The first analyses Weber's concept of the state, the second relates the theory of the state to the sociology of rule and domination, the third and fourth discuss Weber's hermeneutics and his doctrine of value-judgements, the fifth deals with the history of the modern state, and the final chapter focuses on Weber's metaphor of the state as 'machine'. Anter reveals the ambivalence of Weber's political thought: the oscillation between an etatiste position, mainly oriented to the reason of state, and an individualistic one, focussed on the freedom of individuals. He shows how much worse off we would be without Weber's theory, not at least by indicating its impact upon later authors.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2014 Forfatter Andreas Anter
Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9781137364890
Antall sider 264 Dimensjoner 14,5cm x 22,3cm x 2cm
Vekt 434 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
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