A Short Introduction
By (author) Gianfranco Poggi
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Weber by Gianfranco Poggi
Book DescriptionIn this short and accessible introductory text, Gianfrano Poggi offers a masterly account of the most important themes in Weber's writings. Assuming no previous knowledge of Weber's work, the book focuses on his conception of sociology, social process, religion, and the genesis and nature of the modern state. This is Poggi at his very best. His account is authoritative, but unpretentious, intellectually sophisticated, but still highly readable. As such, this highly perceptive book is bound to become an indispensable guide to Weber's key ideas, suitable for use by anyone requiring a concise and yet scholarly introduction to Weber's work, whether at undergraduate or postgraduate level.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780745634906
(215mm x 138mm x 12mm)
Imprint: Polity Press
Publisher: Polity Press
Publish Date: 27-Jan-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Gianfranco Poggi
Weber, Hardback (January 2006)
In this short and accessible introductory text, Gianfrano Poggi offers a masterly account of the most important themes in Webers writings. Assuming no previous knowledge of Webers work, the book focuses on his conception of sociology, social process, religion, and the genesis and nature of the modern state. This is Poggi at his very best.
Forms of Power, Paperback (November 2000)
Political power is often viewed as the sole embodiment of a social powera , even while we recognize that social power manifests itself in different forms and institutional spheres.
Durkheim, Paperback (September 2000)
The "Founders of Modern Political and Social Thought" series presents critical examinations of the work of major political philosophers and social theorists, assessing both their initial contribution and continuing relevance to politics and society. This volume focuses on the work of Durkheim.
Money and the Modern Mind, Hardback (September 1993)» View all books by Gianfranco Poggi
This study aims to make the reading of German sociologist Georg Simmel's magnum opus, "The Philosophy of Money", more accessible to would-be readers. It explores Simmel's thought, offering a new appreciation of the originality of his social theories, first made available in 1900.
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Author Biography - Gianfranco Poggi
Gianfranco Poggi is Professor of Sociology at the University of Trento, Italy
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