Both marx and weber are concerned with the origins and development of modern capitalism for weber, religion, and specifically protestantism (calvinism), is a major, though not exclusive. Whereas marx's view of inequality is unidimensional, weber's view is multidimensional because it takes into account these three things: what is class, status, party 300 name of marx's theory of history. Compare marx's view of social stratification with that of weber use ethnographic examples to illustrate your argument social stratification is the hierarchal arrangement of individuals into the division of social class, groups, power, wealth and status in the society.
Karl marx saw inequality in terms of the ownership of wealth and the control of material possessions this is a very simple view and does not take into account all of the other forms of inequality we experience in. Two great socialogists karl marx max weber had different view about stratification in the societyweber's point of for him, class is the basis of power he does not consider inequality socioeconomic class marx social change marx views economic inequality as an important factor. • weber saw marx's two-class model simplistic instead, he thought social stratification involves three distinct dimensions of inequality the first dimension is economic inequality—the issue so vital to marx—which weber called class position.
The protestant reformation, according to weber, was the main cause of the industrial revolution and the rise of capitalism, a very different approach from that of marx a third contribution of weber was about the social nature of inequality. Weber takes a step further then marx, and discusses other social forces then economical one, that influences social class and inequality weber put central importance to the concept of power, the chance of a man or a number of men to realize their own will in a communal action even against the resistance of other who are participating in the. Weber had argued that marx was too narrow in his views he felt that marx was only concerned with the economic issues and believed that that issue is a central force that changed the society weber, on the other hand, tried to look at the macro-sociological phenomenon in his explanation. Weber said that inequality is more complex than what marx described he defined power as being the ability to influence others to do your will and claimed that power had a number of sources such as ownership of land and capital, social status, physical strength and education.
Marx's core prediction - that the accumulation of capital would make workers worse off - has proved to be completely, 180-degree wrong if you want to understand recent trends in inequality, you should pay attention to recent data, rather than convince yourself - against all the evidence - that marx. Best answer: weber's notion of alienation rests on the concept of rationality applying rationality to business reduces every business transaction to a number of essential parts, each of which would be carried out by a person who only engages in that single practice. For karl marx, poverty is the outcome of the rampant class inequality that the society is suffering today max weber's idea revolved on the role of an authority when it comes to the distribution and allocation of the national resources. Many individuals say that, marx and weber both analyzed similar ideas however, they both had two very different perspective on it this paper examines the agreement and disagreement of social stratification and inequality by both weber and marx. Slavery-most extreme social inequality enslaved individuals are owned by other people castes- religious dictated and is an ascribed status(by birth) estates- or feudilism requires peasents to work land leased to them by nobles in exchange for military protection.
Max weber explained that modern capitalism was born not because of new technology or new financial instruments what started it all off was religion. Marx and weber: capitalism a comparison of marx and weber's theories with respect to their ideas and interpretations on capitalism marx's view of the industrialist society he lived in was one of inequality and driven by capitalism. Does max weber entirely negate karl marx's conception of class inequality max weber disagreed with karl marx's historical and materialist analysis of the dialectical nature, or cyclical quality, of class conflict within every society. Theorists karl marx and max weber disagreed about the nature of class, in particular other sociologists applied traditional frameworks to stratification karl marx based his conflict theory on the idea that modern society has only two classes of people: the bourgeoisie and the proletariat.
For marx there is only one type of inequality that matters: economic economic inequality creates 2 classes in conflict with each other- the dominant capitalist or bourgeoisie class ( the owners of the factories) and the subordinate proletarian class ( the workers. Class & inequalities - marx & weber most societies throughout the world have developed a notion of social class it refers to hierarchical distinctions between individuals or groups within society how these social classes have been determined has been a common topic among social scientists throughout. For weber, wealth and prestige are intertwined power and wealth weber believed that social class is also a result of power, which is merely the ability of an individual to get his or her way, despite opposition. This screencast examine the weberian theory of social inequality it has been created for component 3 of the eduqas a level sociology specification.
What role, if any, does inequality per se play in weber's analysis if schumpeter, marx, and weber were asked to identify the key distinguishing characteristics of modern society, how and why would their responses differ. Marx attempted to reduce all forms inequality to social class and argued that classes formed the only significant groups in society weber argued that there exists a more complex interaction of factors when it comes to determining social stratification. Weber was greatly influenced by the works of karl marx - viewed the importance of class as a major source of inequality among societies - because marx lived and theorized such a long time ago, many of his theories are hard to apply in our society.