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  1. Max Weber

    Collected Methodological Writings

    Edited by Hans Henrik Bruun, Sam Whimster

    Series: Weber in Translation

    Weber’s methodological writings form the bedrock of key ideas across the social sciences. His discussion of value freedom and value commitment, causality, understanding and explanation, theory building and ideal types have been of fundamental importance, and their impact remains undiminished today....

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Max Weber, Rationality and Modernity

    Edited by Sam Whimster, Dr Scott Lash

    This book brings together leading figures in history, sociology, political science, feminism and critical theory to interpret, evaluate, criticize and update Weber's legacy. In a collection of specially commissioned pieces and translated articles the Weberian scholarship recognizes Max Weber as the...

    Published October 9th 2008 by Routledge

  3. Understanding Weber

    By Sam Whimster

    Understanding Weber provides an accessible and comprehensive explanation of the central issues of Weber's work. Using the most recent scholarship and editions of Weber's writings, Sam Whimster establishes the full range, depth and development of Max Weber's approach to the social and cultural...

    Published March 7th 2007 by Routledge

  4. The Essential Weber

    A Reader

    Edited by Sam Whimster

    Weber is increasingly being recognised as the theorist of modernity. Avoiding the mistakes of other classical thinkers, his sociological analysis has an increasing validity and relevance. Selected by one of the world's leading Weber scholars, this book introduces the work of this key thinker to a...

    Published November 26th 2003 by Routledge

  5. Global Finance and Urban Living

    A Study of Metropolitan Change

    Edited by Leslie Budd, Sam Whimster

    Series: International Library of Sociology

    This incisive inter-disciplinary text provides a major contribution to the study of finance capital and the metropolis. It is the first authoritative account of the momentous changes in the organisation of finance capital that occurred in the 1980s. But it never contents itself with a mere record...

    Published January 8th 1992 by Routledge

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