Durkheim - goal People in rational environment rarely...

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Durkheim • Wrote the book Suicide to look at circumstances that cause people to kill themselves • Found 4 types – Egoistic—lack group ties – Altuistic —strong group ties – Anomic— normlessness —due to changes – Fatalistic—no hope for change Max Weber • Max Weber (1864-1920)-focused on the Industrial Revolution--concerned with social action – Goal of sociology is to attach meaning to social actions – Rationalization-People would use logical assessment to find the most efficient means to get a particular
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Unformatted text preview: goal People in rational environment rarely consider ways of achieving that goal Max Weber Four types of social action Traditionalgoal pursued as in the past Affectional goal is emotion Value-rationalgoal pursued because of its value without consideration of appropriateness Instrumentalgoal is carefully thought out in relationship to other goals...
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This note was uploaded on 11/22/2011 for the course SCIE SYG2000 taught by Professor Bernhardt during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.

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