Table of contents for Max Weber : an introduction to his life and work / Dirk Kasler ; translated by Philippa Hurd.


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Introduction
Acknowledgements
Note on abbreviations
1. Life
2. Early writings
The origin and effects of modern capitalism
The decline of the Roman empire
East, West and modern capitalism
'Urban sociology'
Citizenship, competition and capitalism
3. Social change in German society
The agricultural workers
The stock exchange
The industrial workers
4. The sociology of religion
The cultural significance of Protestantism
'The Economic Ethic of the World Religions'
5. Economy and Society
Sociology of law
'General Sociology'
Economic sociology
Sociology of domination
Sociology of music
6. Methodological writings
The concept of Verstehen or 'understanding'
The concept of the 'ideal-type'
The postulate of 'freedom from value-judgement'
(Werturteilsfreiheit)
7. The reception of Weber's work during his lifetime
8. Weber's importance for sociology today and in the future
Notes
Bibliography
Works by Weber available in English
Guide to the secondary literature in English
Weber's works in German
The Max Weber Collected Edition
Index




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Weber, Max, -- 1864-1920.
Sociology -- Germany -- History.