For Weber is recognized widely as one of the most incisive and stimulating books on Weber in the post-war period. Writing in defence of Weber's sociology against the criticism of academic sociology by Marxists such as Louis Althusser, Bryan Turner, a leading Weberian scholar, rejects the view that Weber's sociology is bourgeois, subjectivist and individualistic. This Second Edition, now available in paperback, includes a new Preface which reviews the scholarship on Weber since 1981. The book also provides a survey of the strengths and weaknesses of the major sociological approaches in the post-war period.Essays on the Sociology of Fate Bryan S Turner. 4. Religious. stratification. In that exemplar of sociological wit, The Theory of the Leisure Class, Thorstein Veblen ( 1925) developed the theory ... The same principles of idleness and conspicuous consumption also extend into the next world. ... Webera#39;s analysis of religious stratification and the economic basis of charisma to a wide variety of religious groups.
|Author||:||Bryan S Turner|
|Publisher||:||SAGE - 1996|