Central themes in the work of Marx, Weber and Durkheim

1. Explain the central focus of Marx’s Sociology, addressing
what core variables are the most critical for a Marxist
sociological analysis (20%);

ll Explain the central focus of Weber’s Sociology, addressing
what core variables are the most critical for a Weberian
sociological analysis (20%);

III. Explain the central focus of Durkheim’s Sociology,
addressing what core variables are the most critical for a
Durkheimian sociological analysis (20%);

IV. Comparison: Briefly summarize the role(s) of class in the
work of Marx, Weber, and Durkheim. What are the similarities
of these perspectives on class (20%); What are the differences
(20%)?