Helen Constas
Date of Birth  :
1921
Place of Birth  :
New York City
Country  :
United States
Field of Expertise  :
Anthropology
Educational background  :

BA in sociology at Hunter College in New York in 1942.

Masterís degree in 1948.

Ph.D. in 1954 from the New School in New York City.

Acheivements / Contributions  :

Helen Constas published works include:

  • The U.S.S.R.-From Charismatic Sect to Bureaucratic Society in which she argued that Communism as a charismatic bureaucracy is distinct from Western legal-rational bureaucracy.

  • Max Weber's Two Conceptions of Bureaucracy ,analyzed Max Weber's theory of bureaucracy and used historical examples to illustrate that contrary to Weber's theory, charismatic bureaucracies do not evolve into legal-rational political systems.

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