TITLE

Weberian Theory Today

AUTHOR(S)
Sica, Alan
PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Handbook of Sociological Theory;2001, p487
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
This chapter features the social theory formulated by Max Weber. Probably the most important sign that Weber had crossed from the seminar room into public discourse was his central importance in the 1987 book, The Closing of the American Mind, Allan Bloom. The important issue is Bloom's charge that Weber's cultural influence has been pernicious. Moreover, it could be argued, and not facetiously, that the proliferating appearances of Weber's name and ideas in the printed mass media are much more important as a contribution to globalization.
ACCESSION #
18732519

 

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