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economic analysis does not provide as elaborate or as systematic a model of capitalism and capitalist development as does that of Marx. But the scope of his analysis ranges more widely than that of Marx; is examines broad historical changes, the
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origins of capitalism, the development of capitalism, political issues, the nature of a future society, and concepts and approaches that Marx downplayed – religion, ideas, values, meaning, and social action. 14.Do you agree with Weber’s idea that science has shaped modern technology? Science is the systematic study of the natural world, and technology is the application of science for practical purposes. Everything from wheels, to penicillin, to the Internet counts astechnology. Technology hascompletely changed the way humans live, and therefore has shaped human history. 15.Examine Weber’s idea that bureaucracy is the only way of organizing large numbers of people effectively. Max Weber was unlike most workplace leaders today. His theory of management, also called the bureaucratic theory, stressed strict rules and a firm distribution of power. He would've scolded today's managers, most of whom are open to new ideas and flexible work arrangements, for their leadership style. "Precision, speed, unambiguity, knowledge of files, continuity, discretion, unity, strict subordination, reduction of friction and of material, and personal costs – these are raised to the optimum point in the strictly bureaucratic administration," said Weber. While his theory prioritizes efficiency, it isn't necessarily the best practice for leaders to implement. Many of Weber's beliefs discourage creativity and collaboration in the workplace, and oppose flexibility and risk. 16. Consider M. Foucault’s idea that sexuality (as we noted earlier of romantic love) has not always existed but has been created by processes of social development. Foucault used this method to construct a history of sexuality because through this history it was possible to analyse the relations of an order in which knowledge and power are thoroughly complicit. With this method, Foucault wanted to determine the mechanisms that resulted in the treatment of homosexuality as an abnormality or pathology and in homosexuals being considered dangerous individuals because with this idea of sexuality, power is exercised (Foucault, 1995, p. 152). Additionally, as Foucault noted in his 1976 lectures, through the history of sexuality (2009b, p. 217), one could observe the point that links the human body to population, whereby he separated in his methodological analysis the disciplinary element, which acts on the body, from the regulatory element, which acts on procreation. This linking point between the organism and population explains the extreme medical valuation of sexuality during the 19th century.
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