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Max Weber and Emile Durkheim’s

Marx, Weber and Durkheim are three names that have had an enormous impact on our understanding of the social context of work. Karl Marx was the driving force behind Marxism – a political and sociological thesis which has influenced many policies and political parties throughout the last century. His writings on politics, the world of […]

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The Communist Manifesto

In Karl Marx & Engels joint works, both The Communist Manifesto and the German Ideology, their central goal is to explain the different systems in the world, mainly “man’s alienation in capitalist society and the possibility of his emancipation – of his controlling his own destiny through communism”1. However in describing this transition from capitalism […]

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Outline and evaluate Merton’s theory of Anomie

1) Anomie is a state of normlessness first coined by Robert K Merton, an American functionalist sociologist borrowed Durkheim s concept of Anomie to form his own theory called Strain Theory Merton argued that the real problem is not created by a sudden social change as Durkheim proposed, but rather by a social structure that […]

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Theory Analysis Dead Poets Society

The Marxist theory targets the flaws in capitalism where the bourgeoisie, who are rich owners, are able to control the proletariats (working class). According the Karl Marx, the bourgeoisie can control education, politics, media, etc due to their wealth. Due to the inequality, Karl Marx predicted that the proletariat would start a revolution. Karl Marx […]

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David Ricardo

Why is studying the economy worthwhile? There can be many differing answers to this question. One obvious answer is that it is interesting on its own merits and important when dealing with investment, but who actually formulated the theories that had great importance and significance in the time that they lived and is still prevalent […]

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