Über den Autor
Milan Zafirovski is associate professor in the Department of Sociology at the University of North Texas, USA. He holds doctoral degrees in economics and sociology. His research interests are interdisciplinary focusing on the relations between economy, politics and society. He is the author of three books: Market and Society (2003): The Duality of Structure in Markets (2002), and Exchange, Action and Social Structure (2001), as well as more than 50 articles in refereed economics and sociology journals in America, Europe and elsewhere. He is also a co-editor of the International Encyclopedia of Economic Sociology (2006) as well as an advisory/area editor in the area of Economic Sociology for the Encyclopedia of Sociology (edited by George Ritzer) (forthcoming).
CHAPTER 1 PURITANISM AND AUTHORITARIANISM.- Puritanism.- The Spirit of Authoritarianism.- Puritanism and Authoritarianism: Authoritarian Mastery of the Social World.-
CHAPTER 2. PURITANISM AND POLITICAL AUTHORITARIANISM: AUTHORITARIAN MASTERY OF POLITICS.- Puritan Political Authoritarianism: General Considerations.- Political Anti-Liberalism.- Political Extremism.- Anti-Egalitarianism: Inequality as Divinely Ordained Destiny.- Militarism, Nationalism and Expansionism.-
CHAPTER 3. PURITANISM AND SOCIAL AUTHORITARIANISM: AUTHORITARIAN MASTERY OF CIVIL SOCIETY.- Puritan Social Authoritarianism: General Considerations.- Moral Authoritarianism.- Religious Authoritarianism.- Theocracy: The Ideal And System Of Church-State.-
CHAPTER 4. PURITANISM AND SOCIAL AUTHORITARIANISM CONTINUED.- Artistic-Cultural Authoritarianism.- Educational And Scientific Authoritarianism.- Authoritarian Anti-Humanism.-
CHAPTER 5. NEO-PURITANISM AND AUTHORITARIANISM.- From Paleo- to Neo-Puritanism.- Neo-Puritanism and New Puritan Authoritarianism.- Puritanism and Contemporary Authoritarianism.-
CHAPTER 6. AUTHORITARIAN LEGACY OF PURITANISM IN CONTEMPORARY SOCIETY.- General Puritan Authoritarian Legacy: General Considerations.- Rediscovering the Puritan Authoritarian Legacy in American Society.- Elements of the Puritan Authoritarian Legacy.- The Authoritarian Legacy of Puritanism in Global Perspective.- Great Britain versus America.-