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Unformatted text preview: Exam 1: Due 2/27/08 Question 1: Discuss the descriptions and explanations of social conflict that were offered by Marx Weber Durkheim What are the important differences between these thinkers on this issue? Whose viewpoint do you believe to be the most convincing? Why? Question 2: Durkheim suggests that education is the most primary of social institutions and possibly even the aim to which all of the others aspire. Describe the kind of educational system that would best reflect Durkheims notion of organic solidarity. An educational system that would best reflect Durkheims notion of organic solidarity would be a school that has each subject broken down to one teacher. None of the classes or subjects would be taught by more than one person. That way the school is broken down into pieces and if one was missing then the whole system would not have to shut down. On a larger scale Durkheims notion of an organic educational system would best be reflected by most traditional schools in...
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This note was uploaded on 12/20/2010 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Sullivan during the Spring '08 term at ASU.
- Spring '08