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Emile Durkheim and Max Weber Comparison

Summary: Both Emile Durkheim and Max Weber were European sociologists who studied and wrote about the impact of industrialization upon society. While Durkheim considered the question of how social groups would integrate into the whole and contribute to the division of labor in such an environment, Weber focused on the individual level and how the individual contributes to society. Both men thought it important to understand the rules of society and how society functioned under those rules.
Emile Durkheim and Max Weber both appealed to me in the reading of chapter 1. They both have similarities and differences on their approaches to sociology. While reading the background of Emile, I found it fascinating how he studied sociology in a way that he put together the individual dimensions and added them together to better understand a society or social group. The case of suicide rates and religion. This one case can be analyzed through other elements, such as careers. For instance, the type of profession can be studied. I am really into statistics and like to break down information. The way he broke down the information to analyze a society or social groups interested me. Max Weber, I chose to write about because I felt he had a refined understanding of his teacher, Karl Marx.

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