Download Max Weber, modernisation as passive revolution : a Gramscian by Ford, Henry; Henniger, Max; Rehmann, Jan; Weber, Max PDF

By Ford, Henry; Henniger, Max; Rehmann, Jan; Weber, Max

With Gramsci’s idea of hegemony as his start line, this quantity presents a accomplished socio-analysis of Max Weber’s political and highbrow place within the ideological community of his time. Rehmann lucidly and witheringly argues that, although Weber offers his technological know-how as’value-free,’ the forefather of sociology’s process is better understood as an natural highbrow of the bourgeoisie advocating for a brand new version of capitalist hegemony.

Show description

Read or Download Max Weber, modernisation as passive revolution : a Gramscian analysis PDF

Best communism & socialism books

Solidarity and the Politics of Anti-Politics: Opposition and Reform in Poland since 1968 (Labor And Social Change)

In keeping with wide use of basic resources, this booklet offers an research of team spirit, from its ideological origins within the Polish "new left," throughout the dramatic progressive months of 1980-81, and up-to the union's amazing resurgence in 1988-89, whilst it sat down with the govt to barter Poland's destiny.

Economic Strategy and the Labour Party: Politics and policy-making, 1970–83

Fiscal procedure and the Labour occasion examines the character and improvement of the Labour party's fiscal coverage among 1970 and 1983. Drawing on huge archival learn, Mark Wickham-Jones analyses the novel nature of the recent proposals followed via the celebration in 1973 and charts the competition of Labour's management to them.

Death to Bourgeois Society: The Propagandists of the Deed

By no means sooner than awarded in English, listed here are the particular phrases and motives of the acts of the Propagandists of the Deed, which had huge, immense influence on French political and cultural existence   possibly no interval has so marked, so deformed, or so outlined the anarchist circulate because the 3 years in France from 1892 to 1894, the years often called the Age of Attentats, the years ruled through the Propagandists of the Deed.

Additional resources for Max Weber, modernisation as passive revolution : a Gramscian analysis

Example text

The concept of ‘transformism’ [trasformismo], already employed by Gramsci in the first prison notebook (Gramsci 1992, p. 137), was initially coined by him when discussing Lamarck’s theory of evolution; after 1882, Gramsci transposed it to politics, in order to refer to the elimination of clear dividing lines between political parties. See Migliorini 1983, pp. 711–12. 30 Sen 1989, p. 204. 31 In part, his influence continues to be felt in the social democratic and ‘Kalmarist’ variants of ‘post-Fordism’.

9 From the religious fragmentation in North America he concludes that religion has become a ‘purely individual affair’. 12 Weber, who considers the separation of religion and state policy indispensable, would surely have endorsed the way Marx contrasts the religious situation in Germany (and Bauer’s critique of religion, bound up with that 6 Marx’s immediate point of criticism concerns Bauer’s impertinently anti-Judaist position that Jews need to relinquish their religion, as well as religion in general, before human and civil rights can be bestowed upon them.

31 In the interest of such a bloc, Weber calls on the bourgeoisie to recognise the reality of ‘class struggle’ and recast it as an ‘orderly’, purely economic struggle. His model of integration by means of a circumscribed conflictuality correlates with what political theory describes as the transition from ‘state corporatism’ to a ‘societal corporatism’ 26 In this sense, Schreiber defines passive revolution as the ‘forcing back of a class that is “working its way up” from the “ethico-political” phase to the “economic-corporative” one’ (Schreiber 1984, p.

Download PDF sample

Rated 4.44 of 5 – based on 5 votes