Answer the 5 essay prompts
1. Describe Marx’s materialist conception of history. Why is this important?
2. Describe the structures of capitalist society as put forth by Marx.
3. Describe Durkheim’s four types of suicide. How did he connect theory and research in his study of suicide?
4. Describe Durkheim’s distinction between mechanical and organic solidarity. Be sure to mention the implication of this distinction for the law.
5. What was Weber’s understanding of religion and the rise of capitalism?