Marx, Durkheim and Weber

Review and compare the respective contributions that Marx, Durkheim and Weber have made to our understanding of society?

Review and compare the respective contributions that Marx, Durkheim and Weber have made to our understanding of society? in the area religion, social facts and capitalism.

 

choose 8 useful sources from below;

 

Calhoun, C., Gerteis, J., Moody, J., Pfaff, S. and /Irk, I. (eds.) (2002 [2nd edition 2007]): Classical

Sociological Theory, Oxford: Blackwell.

Calhoun, C., Gerteis, J., Moody, J., Pfaff, S., & lndermohan, /. (eds) (2002) Contemporary

Sociological Theory. Oxford: Blackwell

Callinicos, A. (1999 [2007 second edition]): Social Theory: A Historical Introduction, Cambridge:

Polity.

Ritzer, G. (2011 [various editions]) Sociological Theory. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Ritzer, G. and Smart, B. (2003 [2001]): Handbook of

Social Theory , London: Sage.

Durkheim, E.: see in the readings edited by Calhoun good selections of some of Durkheim’s major works,
including The Rules ofthe Sociological Method, The Division of Labour in Society, Suicide, etc..

Marx, K: apart from the selections in

Calhoun, there are various readings in the form of Selected Writings which are very useful, e.g.

Karl Marx: Selected Writings (contains

many fundamental texts), ed. by L. H. Simon, Indianapolis: Hackett, 1994.

Karl Marx: Selected Writings Oxford: Oxford University Press,

1977

Weber, M.: apart from the selections in Calhoun, there are two good selections of major texts by Weber:
Weber, M. (1958 [reissued

2003]): From Max Weber: Essays in Sociology, ed. by Gerth, H. H. and Mills, C. W. London: Routledge.
Weber, M. (2004): The essential Weber:

a reader, ed. by Sam Whimster, London: Routledge.

Craib, I. (1997) Classical Social Theory: An Introduction to the Thought of Marx,

Durkheim, Weber and Simmel, Oxford: OUP.

Giddens, A. (1971) Capitalism and Modern Social Theory: An Analysis ofthe Writings of Marx,
Durkheim and Max Weber, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Morrison, K. (1995) Marx, Durkheim, Weber: The Formation of Modern Social

Thought, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.

Lo with, K. (1993): Max Weber and Karl Marx, London: Routledge [an extraordinary comparison ofthe two
giants].

 

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