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

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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 a
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Paperback, 495 pages
Published June 1st 1993 by University Of Chicago Press
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