Discuss three of Durkheim’s important ideas/concepts. Label each section (A, B).
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NOTE: The information you present must be from the original author readings, not the support information provided by “Garner and Hancock.” The support material is provided to help you to understand the readings but do not supplant the readings. The readings are always indicated with a number. Here is an
Reading 2.1.3: “Estranged Labour” from The Economic and Philosophic Manuscriipts (written 1844, published 1932)
Book Read: Chapter 2&3 – A Reader – 3rd edition– Roberta Garner and Black Hawk Hancock – Make sure you have the 3rd edition
ISBN-13: 978-1442606487, ISBN-10: 1442606487
Chapter 2 Marxist Theory (cont.)
Marx’s Early Writings: Economic and Philosophic Manuscriipts (written 1844, published 1932)
-Reading 2.1.3: “Estranged Labour” from The Economic and Philosophic Manuscriipts (written 1844, published 1932)
– Marx on Capitalism, Commodity Fetishism, and Machinery and Technology: Capital (1867)
-Reading 2.1.4: Excerpts from “The Fetishism of Commodities and the Secret Thereof” and “The Factory” in Capital (1867)
-Aronowitz and DiFazio’s The Jobless Future: Sci-Tech and the Dogma of Work (1994)
-Reading 2.2.1: Excerpts from The Jobless Future (1994)
Chapter 3 The Social Theory of Émile Durkheim
-3.1 ÉMILE DURKHEIM (1858–1917)
-Durkheim’s Sociology: General Orientation, Early Works, and a Reflection on Crime—The Rules of Sociological Method (1895)
-Reading 3.1.1: The Rules of Sociological Method (1895)
-Durkheim’s Suicide (1897) and the Concept of Anomie
-Reading 3.1.2: Excerpts from Suicide (1897)
-Durkheim’s The Elementary Forms of Religious Life (1912) and the Social Production of Concepts
-Reading 3.1.3: Selection from the Conclusion of The Elementary Forms of Religious Life (1912)
-Robert K. Merton (1910–2003)
– Merton’s “Social Structure and Anomie” (1938)
-Reading 3.2: Merton’s “Social Structure and Anomie” (1938)
Durkheim’s work was broad and far-ranging. Discuss three of Durkheim’s important ideas/concepts. Label each section (A, B).
A) Fully describe the three major concepts you have chosen.
B) Present your own argument as to whether each of these three apply to modern American society. In accomplishing this, provide a logical and well-supported (with specific evidence from the textbook) analysis for whatever points of view you advocate.