Sociological Perspectives on Industrialization

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Sociological Perspectives on Industrialization • Marx concerned with – Conflict--forces that drives social change – Means of production--the resources essential to the distribution of goods • “The workers of the world have nothing to lose but their chains; they have a world to gain. Workers of the world unite.”(Marx) Contemporary Marxist • Capitalists look for profit as a sign of success • It may ignore human needs and people may not be able to buy products
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Unformatted text preview: • Capitalism survived and flourished by sucking the blood of living labor Sociological Perspectives on Industrialization • Emile Durkheim-1858-1918 – “Global Village” concept • Population density increases need for resources and creates a new need for more efficient means • Division of labor changes • Pre-modern society—mechanical solidarity —simple and similar division of labor • Modern industrial society—organic solidarity —parts have to work together...
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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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