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Power in the 21st Century : Conversations with John Hall

By: Mann, Michael.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Oxford : Wiley, 2013Description: 1 online resource (187 p.).ISBN: 9780745637549.Subject(s): Interview | Macht | Mann, Michael | Mann, Michael (Soziologe) | Mann, Michael (Soziologe) | Mann, Michael, 1942- -- Interviews | Politik | Power (Social sciences) | Power (Social sciences) | Sozialer WandelGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Power in the 21st Century : Conversations with John HallDDC classification: 303.3 | 320.01/1 | 320.011 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Part One: Powers in Motion; 1: Capitalism; 2: Militarism; 3: Political Power; 4: An End to Ideology?; 5: Patterns, Cages, Interstices, and a Dialectic; Part Two: The Nature of Social Change; 6: States, Strong and Weak; 7: Group Agency; 8: Outcomes; 9: Contingencies of Modernity; 10: Our Looming Crisis; Conclusion; References
Summary: Michael Mann is one of the most influential sociologists writing today. His three-volume work The Sources of Social Power, the third volume of which has just been completed, has transformed our way of thinking about power and has rewritten the history of human societies. No one interested in understanding how the modern world was shaped, how we got to where we are today and where we're likely to be heading, can afford to ignore this modern classic. Michael Mann is, as John Hall aptly describes him, 'a Max Weber for our times.'Conducted in the form of an extended dialogue with John
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Cover; Contents; Introduction; Part One: Powers in Motion; 1: Capitalism; 2: Militarism; 3: Political Power; 4: An End to Ideology?; 5: Patterns, Cages, Interstices, and a Dialectic; Part Two: The Nature of Social Change; 6: States, Strong and Weak; 7: Group Agency; 8: Outcomes; 9: Contingencies of Modernity; 10: Our Looming Crisis; Conclusion; References

Michael Mann is one of the most influential sociologists writing today. His three-volume work The Sources of Social Power, the third volume of which has just been completed, has transformed our way of thinking about power and has rewritten the history of human societies. No one interested in understanding how the modern world was shaped, how we got to where we are today and where we're likely to be heading, can afford to ignore this modern classic. Michael Mann is, as John Hall aptly describes him, 'a Max Weber for our times.'Conducted in the form of an extended dialogue with John

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Michael Mann is Professor of Sociology at UCLA

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