Alfred Weber and the Crisis of Culture, 1890–1933 by Colin Loader (auth.)

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In the countryside, where land was cheap, an increase in rail lines would allow better connections with markets, which would encourage the building of rural factories. In addition to reducing the cost of factory construction, the pool of labor had to be reduced, which would increase wage levels and make 36 Alfred Weber and the Crisis of Culture domestic industry less attractive to entrepreneurs. Weber believed that the growth of white-collar office work would supplement household service as a competitor for the labor of women.

After Tönnies included the nation-state with capitalism among the forms of Gesellschaft in 1887, most of these thinkers made this conversion, which allowed them to make capitalism the defining element of their era. 51 To take such a strategy and substitute Gesellschaft for civil society meant viewing the world in a structurally different way. Instead of a hierarchical model in which an organically unified realm (the bureaucratic state), stood above as a synthetic unity and provided order and meaning for a divisive, mechanistic one, the new model was successional.

Of the important figures of his generation in the Historical School, Alfred Weber, the youngest, was the last to fully challenge Schmoller. His early studies for the Social Policy Association were well within Schmoller’s premises. Yet, even here, one can find indications of the changes that were to come. 2 Early Economic Writings, 1897–1908 At the beginning of Alfred Weber’s academic career, from 1895 (when he finished his doctoral dissertation) until 1904 (when he accepted a position as full professor in Prague), his work was situated firmly within the discursive coalition.

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