4.4 Intro to Capitalism

4.4 Intro to Capitalism - 4/6/11 The Origins of Capitalism:...

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4/6/11 The Origins of Capitalism: A Weberian View Questions to Consider: Why did Capitalism originate largely in the West? Why did capitalism (in the West) emerge first in protestant countries? Why did it take root in Japan first (within Asia)? RECAP Be able to argue if the French Revolution was a bourgeois revolution or not. Does the revolution agree with or contradict Marx? Soubul says the bourgeoisie was the leading class of the revolution; do you agree? Or was the bourgeoisie pulled along in large group of revolters including peasants, sans culottes? Know role of social media in Egyptian revolution and who Wael Ghoneim is. Was this actually a Facebook revolution? (Was it also a bourgeois revolution? Who are the people revolting?) What was the cause of the revolution? Consider this: Social media clearly played a major role in the Egyptian Revolution. The middle class, and particularly the youth of the middle class, also clearly played a major role. But what
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course SOC 110 taught by Professor Moskos during the Spring '08 term at Northwestern.

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4.4 Intro to Capitalism - 4/6/11 The Origins of Capitalism:...

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