Cages of Reason: The Rise of the Rational State in France, Japan, the United States, and Great Britain

by

Write The First Customer Review

Blending political, historical, and sociological analysis, Bernard S. Silberman offers a provocative explanation for the bureaucratic development of the modern state. The study of modern state bureaucracy has its origins in Max Weber's analysis of the modes of social domination, which Silberman takes as his starting point. Whereas Weber contends that the administration of all modern nation-states would eventually converge in one form characterized by rationality and legal authority, Silberman argues that the process of ...

Cages of Reason: The Rise of the Rational State in France, Japan, the United States, and Great Britain 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226757377

Trade paperback

Select
Cages of Reason: The Rise of the Rational State in France, Japan, the United States, and Great Britain 1993, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226757360

Hardcover

Select