An anatomy of power : the social theory of Michael Mann /

Michael Mann is one of the most influential sociologists of recent decades. His work has had a major impact in sociology, history, political science and international relations. Here, for the first time, his work is systematically and critically assessed. This book will appeal across the social scie...

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Other Authors: Hall, John A., 1949-, Schroeder, Ralph.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Cover; Half-title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Figures; Contributors; 1 Introduction: the IEMP model and its critics; 2 Mann's transformation of the classic sociological traditions; 3 Political questions; 4 Mann's microfoundations: addressing neo-Weberian dilemmas; 5 Grand, yet grounded: ontology, theory, and method in Michael Mann's historical sociology; 6 Mann's theory of ideological power: sources, applications and elaborations; 7 Political power un-manned: a defence of the Holy Trinity from Mann's military attack; 8 Mann, the state and war.