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Organizing Modernity : New Weberian Perspectives on Work, Organization and Society - Larry Ray

Organizing Modernity

New Weberian Perspectives on Work, Organization and Society

Paperback Published: 27th October 1994
ISBN: 9780415089173
Number Of Pages: 220

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"Organizing Modernity" provides a re-evaluation of Weber's work on the current debates about the institutional and organizational dynamics of modernity. It reassembles Weber's sociology of bureaucracy and his general account of the trajectory of modernity with reference to the strategic social structures that dominated the emergence and development of modern society.

Weber, Organizations and Modernity: an Introductionp. 1
Referencesp. 14
Bringing the Text Back In: on Ways of Reading the Iron Cage Metaphor in the Two Editions of the Protestant Ethicp. 16
Notesp. 40
Max Weber and Contemporary Sociology of Organizationsp. 46
Referencesp. 77
Work and Authority: Some Weberian Perspectivesp. 81
Referencesp. 97
Accounting for Organizational Feelingp. 98
Max Weber on Individualism, Bureaucracy and Despotism: Political Authoritarianism and Contemporary Politicsp. 122
Commerce, Science and the Modern Universityp. 141
Max Weber and the Dilemmas of Modernityp. 158
Conclusion: Autonomy, Pluralism and Modernityp. 198
Indexp. 205
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ISBN: 9780415089173
ISBN-10: 0415089174
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 220
Published: 27th October 1994
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.24  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.36
Edition Number: 1

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