A Teaching Topic in Democratic Institutions and Policy Process
Weber: Rationalization and Bureaucracy
This topic introduces students to the thought of Max Weber, with particular attention being paid to his characterizations of bureaucratic behaviour.
Recommended Reading (Carleton University PADM 5115)
a) H. Gerth & C. W. Mills, From Max Weber (Oxford, 1946) Selections
b) M. Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism, Introduction, Chapters 1&5
c) A. Giddens & D. Held (eds) Chap. 3 Max Weber
Callinicos, Alex. 1999. Social Theory: A Historical Introduction, New York, New York University Press. Chapter 7: Weber.
Giddens, Anthony. 1971. Capitalism and modern social theory: An analysis of the writings of Marx, Durkheim and Max Weber, Cambridge, Cambridge University Press. Part II: Weber.
Source: PADM 5115 Syllabus, 2012
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