Part 1: Émile Durkheim and ‘social facts’

1. In your own words, explain Durkheim’s concept of ‘social facts’. (1 -2 sentences. .5%)

2. Nicholas Christakis uses the term “supra-individual factors” in a similar way that Durkheim uses the concept of ‘social facts” – referring to factors external to the individual that influence the individual’s life. Choose any ‘supra-individual factor” and describe how that factor might influence an individual’s life. (3-4 sentences. 1%)

Make sure that your answer addresses both sections. To ensure your answer covers all parts of the assignment structure your response using the following headings: The concept of social facts; Supra-individual factors”

Part 2: Max Weber and bureaucracy

1. Explain Weber’s concept of modern bureaucracies (1 -2 sentences.5%)

2. Max Weber held that bureaucracies are both a form of administrative rationality and a form of domination. Generate two examples of modern bureaucracies and discuss both the administrative rationality that underlies them, and how they act as a form of domination. (3-4 sentences, (3-4 sentences 1.5%)

Make sure that your answer addresses both sections. To ensure your answer covers all parts of the assignment structure your response using the following headings: The concept of modern bureaucracy; modern bureaucracies and domination.

Part 3: Karl Marx and ‘mode of production’

1. In your own words, explain the meaning of ‘mode of production’, as used by Karl Marx. (1 -2 sentences.5)

2. Explain why Marx believed that it was inevitable that the capitalist mode of production would eventually transition to communism. (3-4 sentences, 1%).

Make sure that your answer addresses both sections. To ensure your answer covers all parts of the assignment structure your response using the following headings: The concept of mode of production; The transition of the capitalist mode of production

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