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

By John A. Hall,Ralph Schroeder

Michael Mann is likely one of the such a lot influential sociologists of modern a long time. His paintings has had an important impression in sociology, background, 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, presents an all-encompassing account of the heritage of strength from the beginnings of stratified societies to give day. lately he has released significant works, Fascists and The darkish facet of Democracy. but not like different modern social thinkers, Mann's paintings has now not, before, been systematically and seriously assessed. This quantity assembles a bunch of exclusive students to take inventory, either one of Mann's total technique and of his account of specific classes and ancient instances. It additionally comprises Mann's answer the place he solutions his critics and forcefully restates his place. this can be a certain and provocative learn for students and scholars alike.

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