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Week 3 2/3 study guide

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Week 3 2/3 study guide SOCI 3030

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Dorian Williams 01/31/2016 Study Guide 2/3 week 3 1/26-1/-28 Max Weber (1864-1920) German Sociologist construction of empirical science of social life contrast to Durkheim’s. Political Economist disciplinary ‘Objectivity’ In Social Science and Social Policy  Dependent is the social sciences to one another for laws of society read pages 68-69 (Kivisto 2013)  “Empirical science- derived from observation or experiment” (A. H. 2011).  Weber uses empirical science to understand why we do what we do as different to others; culture  Within and outside the self are concrete or innate activities; exchange  The requirement of scientific investigation shows the importance or evaluates it; logical rationality  So to speak we should govern ourselves to obey a law because it bring this result that is proven to be tactful.  Uses of historical events to present comprehension or need to compose of laws to govern and if default is shown, by accident, other things will be put forth to counter the issues that result from said laws of governing. Thus, the accidents would be proven.  Propositional reality; discipline to mechanics; consequences to another read page 69 (Kivisto 2013)  Observation of primitives history argument to the present without accident (concreteness)(sex was referenced) astrology  References astronomy and quantitative ; qualitative is social science  Quantifiable is psychological and intellectual concernedness Read page 70 (Kivisto 2013)  Relationships knowledge between reality and cultural to produce a sequel by sequential thoroughness  Empirical by means culture to the relation of values  “Cultured-Commerce” and “money economy” uses to logically investigate the needs of law. Commerce piece by piece designed as” itself” - a culture however inexhaustible in terms of qualitative of the quantitative as can or can’t be measured. Does commerce claim significance without research? Cultural values are attributes emplaced to further or counter the realm of commerce and money and because of the un-exhaustiveness state, “causes” / “effect”, logically, is only problematic.—“Concrete phenomenon is nonsense” (Kivisto 2013)  “Abstract concepts and universal prepositions have no scientific justification alone as a cultural science to formulate laws.”(Weber 1904) but if cause to effects then vaildity is present but with only both historians and generalizations that lack logic or are natural. “Nomological knowledge- theoretical study of logical, divine or human laws” (A.H. 2011). Dorian Williams 01/31/2016  Economic laws and objective possibilities Read pages 72-73 (Kivisto 2013) or Weber but he is dead to like Durkheim but his ideas (Weber) are not in the present time overlooked as much! Discipline is S’oCI The Spirit Of Capitalism (Max Weber) (Kivisto 2013) Review and Interpretation  The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit Of Capitalism (1904-05) Capitalism and Protestantism  Capitalist-rational miser to task to make money to make more money  “Spirit of Capitalism” (Weber) he investigate as a historical and cultural cases qualitatively- detached from religious belief is the; purest form (clear-minded)  Passage of crediting, money generates nature, down the family line or money line; interests gaining Read page: 75 column one  Paymaster is lord of another man’s purse; (punctuality and justice) payback is great because no more interests it is retaliation at its best. Friends will be there financially if rules are followed. Compares to creditor and borrower.  Investments and outcome next passages  Benjamin Franklin (1706-90) represents money he is on the 100$ bill but he only lived 84 years  Ferdinand Kumberger satires in “Picture of American Culture” Franklin spirit of capitalism “…candles of cattle and money of men.” Credit worthy men  Jakob Fugger (1459-1535) German Financier “make money as long as he could”- He had franklins spirit; Ethically organization of life  Vocational calling- Calvinism- can stand before kings manifest the objective of the full potential of making money and all that comes with that  Enlightenment bring quality to the measurable mechanical process.  Protestant has changed how the person is seen with his profits as high as his religious connection. Read page: 79 Bureaucracy (Max Weber)  Analyzing the impact of modern Bureaucratic organizations. “Economy and Society” (1921).  Officially dominance in modern times  1.Bureaucratic authority- Jurisdiction laws and regulation (e.g. tax laws, state laws, federal laws) 1 fixed duties 2 authority for duties 3 Methods of provision of duties Only most developed capitalism societies  German, Orient (middle English, African, lower Asia), Monogolian(east Asia) Feudal structures  2. Supra and subordinate offices of authority –subject to jusdiction  3. ‘Bureau’ Written managements documents or files is ‘the office’  4. Office management-expert training  5. Fully developed office- formal execution of duties-demand and deadlines Dorian Williams 01/31/2016  6. Office Management general rules-Business management public administration  The position of the official- internal and external position 1 holding in office is vocation training private economy not denounces the argument of Durkheim’s rent collection as in middle ages ; uses the discipline of faith in feudal patrimonial relations off authority new leaders of personal charisma (e.g. the president) not just pastor or preacher  2. Personal position of the official is patterned in the following way: “1.whether he is a private office or a public bureau is social esteem, rank and order, political official, criminal code against “insults of officials’ and ‘contempt’ of state and church authorities. 2. Superior authority appoints the bureaucratic official. 3. Normally the position for official is held for life, at least in public bureaucracies. Legal or actually life tenure. 4. Official receives the regular pecuniary compensation of a normally fixed salary and the old age security by pension. 5. Career in Hierarchical of the public service; promotion (salary or level)”(Kivisto 2013) Read Pages 87-90 Fashion (Georg Simmel) (1904 originally)  Georg Simmel (1858-1918) realms of leisure and consumption; of social life.  History of race as fashion is transcribed into adaptation  Fasion shows how we are different; want to be different; adapt (to climate), to empress or intimidate; safety at work; it is for many things  Union in social classes; social demand argument Read page: 105  Capitalism creates a material world or consumers  Clothing and conduct  Foreign clothing is in relation to higher civilization; novelty argument Read page:106  It is essential to fashion that is only carried by one group of people and those that view fashion want to adopt it (trendy) but it is not as easily possible. Upper and lower classes. Read pages:108-109 The Stranger (Georg Simmel) (1908 originally)  Social types; who live among but not fully engaged in the society. ‘Comes today and stays tomorrow’ Social distance between Jews and Christians – “the marginal man”.  Former student Robert E. Park study of immigration and ethnic relation.  Closeness and remoteness is distance make those nearby remote vis ver  Everywhere as a trader not need for middle guys if in a small circle; merchants  Settling can make middleman possibilities Read pages: 126  “Objectivity can be defined as freedom” he is not consumed of by society; keeps individuality by remaining external Dorian Williams 01/31/2016  Near and far at the same time because he/she is different; no sense of belonging but as what he/she offers; tension; Inorganic belonging to the group but he is organically part of the group which is the conflict at times. Philosophy of Money (Georg Simmel) (1900 originally)  Magnum Opus  Framework of Marx and Weber money economy changes/forms culture  “surplus value of wealth” “money tools”  Money as the purest example of the tool-exchange A and B activity possession to obtain a goal  Supra norms make coin a tool for material imitations; shows its lesser importance  Religious or state of if at form of larger or everlasting amount no more I money than a tool.  Love by Plato is possessing and not possessing, if, never satisfied, there, always trying to obtain. Will and limitations; money  The Unlimited Possibilities for the Utilization of Money  Money has the tendency to be used for reason it was not intended for  Money should be used for social, political, religious, familial, and economic reasons  Money become more valuable because of the its uses by variety as many or single large value type  Money is green but is colorless by interests  The Unearned Increment of Wealth-  Surplus value of wealth resembles unearned rent of land.  German for-be able to do something for great wealth into the psyche  Power is the significance for the owner of money; feelings of value Read page: 135 References empirical. (n.d.) American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. (2011). Retrieved January 31 2016 from References Kivisto, P. (2013). Social Theory : Roots and Branches, Fifth Edition. New York: Oxford University Press. nomologically. (n.d.) American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. (2011). 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