Film, Video Caesarism in Democratic Politics: Reflections on Max Weber
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- Caesarism in Democratic Politics: Reflections on Max Weber
- President Emeritus of Stanford University Gerhard Casper, who recently occupied the Chair of American Law and Governance in the John W. Kluge Center at the Library of Congress, talks about Caesarism in democratic politics. Casper believes that the concept of Caesarism, political absolutism or dictatorship, was of considerable importance to Max Weber, the German political economist and sociologist considered to be one of the founders of the modern study of sociology. "In reading Weber one cannot help but be struck by the relevance to our own historical situation. As we encounter Caesarist tendencies in contemporary politics, what Weber has to say about 'governance' is anything but theoretical," says Casper.
- Library of Congress
- John W. Kluge Center (Library of Congress), sponsoring body
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- Washington, D.C. : Library of Congress, 2007-03-22.
- - Biography, History
- - Government, World Affairs
- - Government, Law
- - Classification: General Works.
- - Classification: Law.
- - Classification: Political Science.
- - Classification: Social Sciences.
- - Gerhard Casper.
- - Recorded on 2007-03-22.
- - Researchers.
- 1 online resource
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. Caesarism in Democratic Politics: Reflections on Max Weber. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-22, 2007. Video. https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687812/.
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Library Of Congress & John W. Kluge Center, S. B. (2007) Caesarism in Democratic Politics: Reflections on Max Weber. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-22. [Video] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2021687812/.
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Library Of Congress, and Sponsoring Body John W. Kluge Center. Caesarism in Democratic Politics: Reflections on Max Weber. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, -03-22, 2007. Video. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2021687812/>.