SOC 367 Fundamentalism

SOC 367 Fundamentalism - s High individual importance s...

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Applies to people all over the world Industrialization and modernization Rural to urban shift Social upheaval Originated (among Christians in the U.S.) around 1900 Reaction against modernity - restore what has been lost Religious purity Politics There are generally 2 foci of fundamentalism The effects of modernity - Gemeinschaft -> Gesellschaft Close relationships define political participation s Emphasis on local decision making s High level of small-community solidarity
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Unformatted text preview: s High individual importance s Gemeinschaft is characterized by small communities Individual less important s However, personal success is important s Becoming a part of a bureaucracy, and dependent on it s State solidarity s Gesselschaft marked by movement into large cities Gemeinschaft vs. Gesellschaft - Alfred Tonnies Fundamentalist Friday, February 01, 2008 1:10 PM Class Page 1...
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