Classical Sociology) How far does Webers concept of status group challenge Marxs account of class polarisation in capitalist society?.

Essay Question:



Webers: How far does Weber s concept of  status group challenge Marx s account of class polarisation in capitalist society?.



Assessment requirements:

1500 word essay on Weber. It must be properly referenced with bibliography. It must be Harvard referenced, the introduction must be strong and the conclusion must also be powerful. The essay must critically evaluate discuss and develop an argument.



No footnotes please



Example of Harvard referencing in the essay: quotes, layout (Smith 1990,p23). Concluded that  --.



Also web-based material is ok.



Harvard layout: evidence (cited in Smith and Jones,1990, p64)



Website: cited in website: Authors of article (date of publication) Title of journal . Volume number. (issue number if any), page numbers, website (accesses online date).



In the bibliography: the layout must; Hughes J, Martin, P ,J. Sharrock W. Understanding Classical Sociology 2nd edition Sage 2003.







The recommend Module books are, Hughes J, Martin, P ,J. Sharrock W. Understanding Classical Sociology 2nd edition Sage 2003.



Swingewood, A. (2000) A Short History of Sociological Thought 3rd edition Palgrave 2000.



Crabib, I. Classical Social Theory Oxford 1997



Lee D and Newby H. The Problem of Sociology Hutchinson 1983



Johnson A. The Blackwell Dictionary of Sociology, Blackwell 2000



Bottomore T. A Dictionary of Marxist Thought, Blackwell, 1991.



Camic C. Reclaiming the Sociological Classes, Blackwell 1997



Owen D. Maturity and Modernity: Nietzsche, Weber, Foucault and the Ambivalence of Reason, Routledge 1994.