Power, Legitimacy and Authority

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dc.contributor.author Clegg, Stewart en_US
dc.contributor.editor G. Delanty and S.P. Taylor and J. Soderlund en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2012-10-12T03:32:15Z
dc.date.available 2012-10-12T03:32:15Z
dc.date.issued 2011 en_US
dc.identifier 2011001880 en_US
dc.identifier.citation Clegg Stewart 2011, 'Power, Legitimacy and Authority', Routlege, London, pp. 215-225. en_US
dc.identifier.issn 978-0-415-54825-0 en_US
dc.identifier.other B1 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10453/17862
dc.description.abstract Any sociological discussion of the relations between power, legitimacy, and authority must start with Max Weber, and some vexed issues of translation, for it was Weber who first developed a systematic account of these tertns as the cornerstone of his social theory. The chapter will begin with an outline of Weber's views of power, legitimacy, and authority, and the interpretation of these in translation. It will then move to consideration of the functionalist theoretical context into which Weber was translated and its extension in Parsons' work. Finally, the chapter will address the recent centrality of dimensional analysis to debates about power in which it is argued that the most subtle and profound power relations are those where actors assume the legitimacy of systems of belief that do not represent their real interests. en_US
dc.language en_US
dc.publisher Routlege en_US
dc.relation.isbasedon en_US
dc.title Power, Legitimacy and Authority en_US
dc.parent The Routledge International Handbook of Contemporary Social and Political Theory en_US
dc.journal.volume en_US
dc.journal.number en_US
dc.publocation London en_US
dc.identifier.startpage 215 en_US
dc.identifier.endpage 225 en_US
dc.cauo.name BUS.School of Management en_US
dc.conference Verified OK en_US
dc.for 160806 en_US
dc.personcode 960853 en_US
dc.percentage 100 en_US
dc.classification.name Social Theory en_US
dc.classification.type FOR-08 en_US
dc.edition 1 en_US
dc.custom en_US
dc.date.activity en_US
dc.location.activity en_US
dc.description.keywords sociology, Weber, Max Weber, social theory, power, authority en_US
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dc.staffid 960853 en_US


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