Sociological Authority

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Summer Meadows Political Science 1 Monday, 6:00-8:50 pm Reading Response #1 1. The three types of authority that sociologist, Max Weber identified were; traditional, charismatic, and rational. Charismatic authority is when someone has personal power. When people trust in this person and put him up on a pedestal he gets a certain power. Traditional authority is when someone has influential qualities. Order is essential to this person. Rational authority is where laws are upheld and placed. It's a sort of order that people would like to follow. The most legitimate is the rational authority because it's based on rules and laws and it is also the most fair because everyone has to follow the same laws and everyone understands what they are and
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