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Max Weber's The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Paperback, 03/07/2017, £6.50
Focusing on the differences he observed in economic behavior between Catholics and Protestants, Weber's seminal 1905 work examines the role that morality plays in the lives people choose to lead seeking to isolate beliefs and practices that influenced economic behaviour.

Max Weber's Politics as a Vocation

Paperback, 04/07/2017, £6.50
'Politics as a Vocation' examines what makes good political leaders and explores the effects of political action on modern societies. On one level, it summarizes the political scholarship of one of the founding fathers of social science. On another, it reflects practical concerns about the future of Germany after its defeat in World War I.

Protestant Ethic and Other Writings

Paperback, 30/06/2005, £8.99
In this book, the author opposes the Marxist concept of dialectical materialism and relates the rise of the capitalist economy to the Calvinist belief in the moral value of hard work and the fulfillment of one's worldly duties.

Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Paperback, 17/05/2001, £17.99
Widely considered as the most informed work ever written on the social effects of advanced capitalism, this remarkable volume holds its own as one of the most significant books of the twentieth century.

Capitalism and Modern Social Theory: An Analysis of the Writings of Marx, Durkheim and Max Weber

Paperback, £22.99
The classic text for any student seeking to understand the three thinkers who established the basic framework of contemporary sociology.

Social Thought of Max Weber

Paperback, 29/06/2016, £24.99
Joining the SAGE Social Thinkers series, this book provides readers with a clear and concise introduction and includes coverage of Weber's insights on the promise and peril of Western industrial society, and of his The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism and Economy and Society.