compare and contrast the three man schools of sociological theorising with reference to key theorists Introduction 200 Body 1 365
Historically, the two foremost scholars on social stratification are Marx and weber –although their perspectives overlap they carry a number of important differences
Sociology is described as “looking at the world a particular way” (Matthewman & West-Newman, 2013) When opening your mind to this, it is then easier to discover the reasons why we do certain things and why things are the way that they are. There are three main schools of sociological theorising, which are conflict theory (creating a social hierachy), Micro Interactionism (studying social interactions), and Functionalism (how social events contribute to social order). These ideas are defined by sociologists Karl Marx, Max Weber, Durkheim, Irving Goffman, and ---- in an effort to reveal the inner functioning’s of the world.
Conflict theory is recognized as the inequalities within capitalist society. Having resources such as money, power, material items and certain social relationships can improve an individual’s chance of excelling in society and determines where they are placed in the social hierarchy. By holding a relatively high position in the social hierarchy, it becomes much easier to move progress upwards. An individual’s position within the hierarchy was originally defined by Karl Marx.
Karl Marx wrote his theory through the Algreian to industrial revolution period; he identified four classes in society, the bourgeoisie, the petite bourgeoisie, and the proletariat. The bourgeoisie was seen as the capitalist class who were much more privileged and an elite member of society, they were of...
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...e of how others could perceive us, and modify our behaviour accordingly. we can only ever imagine what others think of us , even if they tell us how they feel. The I and the ME
‘social self feeling’
Mead believes that we have two parts to our life the I- the internal part of ourselfves and the Me- the me is created by ?
We learn to understand how other people see us the me and respond to that with our I
Critique – micro internationalism
Mead when individuals(kids) engage in games they start to see the roles of themselves and roles of others,
how individuals act
3. Garland and Durkheim functionalism
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