John A. Hall,Ralph Schroeder's An Anatomy of Power: The Social Theory of Michael Mann PDF

By John A. Hall,Ralph Schroeder

ISBN-10: 0521615186

ISBN-13: 9780521615181

ISBN-10: 0521850002

ISBN-13: 9780521850001

Michael Mann is likely one of the so much influential sociologists of contemporary many years. His paintings has had an incredible influence in sociology, historical past, political technology, diplomacy and different social technological know-how disciplines. His major paintings, The assets of Social energy, of which of 3 volumes were accomplished, offers an all-encompassing account of the heritage of energy from the beginnings of stratified societies to give day. lately he has released significant works, Fascists and The darkish aspect of Democracy. but in contrast to different modern social thinkers, Mann's paintings has now not, beforehand, been systematically and severely assessed. This quantity assembles a bunch of distinct students to take inventory, either one of Mann's total strategy and of his account of specific sessions and historic circumstances. It additionally comprises Mann's answer the place he solutions his critics and forcefully restates his place. it is a precise and provocative research for students and scholars alike.

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