Durkheim argued that society shapes us, who there are social factors
outside of us. He argued for social bonds, which means that relationships
hold society together (rituals, public ceremonies, division of labor). He said
that the natural state of society is harmonious, that we cooperate to create
society. He said that conflict is abnormal, and social problems are a glitch
in the system. Came up w/ order model and structural functionalism.
Weber said that politics, culture and economics shape social relations. He
said that class is based on economics and prestige. He believed the
economy is shaped by ideology. He said we build organizations for
convenience, but they end up ruling us.
Marx focused more on social critique. His worked is on con