Ein Text in seinem Kontext

  title={Ein Text in seinem Kontext},
  author={Michael Pollak},
  journal={{\"O}stereichische Zeitschrift f{\"u}r Soziologie},
  • Michael Pollak
  • Published 1 March 2005
  • Economics
  • Östereichische Zeitschrift für Soziologie
The paper comments on a somewhat forgotten empirical analysis of the life-world and living conditions of farm workers in Eastern Germany (Ostelbien) published by Max Weber at the end of the 19th century on the basis of empirical data collected on behalf of the German Verein für Socialpolitik (Association for Social Policy). It analyses the social circumstances which made Max Weber an aspiring and acknowledged young scholar in the expanding field of social sciences in Germany and examines his… 



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