Presentation on theme: " Developed as a field of study 1800s Several factors led to its creation: Social changes Population growth Housing shortages Political changes."— Presentation transcript:
Developed as a field of study 1800s Several factors led to its creation: Social changes Population growth Housing shortages Political changes Both a result of the Industrial Revolution Home factory Pollution Growth of factories growth of cities Behavior patterns start to change Adapting to urban life Patterns studied = early sociology America The Story of US= 28min.
Early European Auguste Comte Father of Sociology Harriet Martineau Herbert Spencer “survival of the fittest” Karl Marx Communist Manifesto Late European Emile Durkheim Max Weber Americans Jane Addams Hull House W.E.B. Du Bois
Teacher turned radical writer Moved from place to place because of his views on government. No one wanted him to live in their country Structure of society dictated by how its economy is organized. Society divided into 2 classes: Bourgeoisie Proletariat
Bourgeoisie Aka capitalists Own the means to produce goods Proletariat Aka workers Own the labor needed to produce goods Imbalance would lead to conflict Proletariat should overthrow bourgeoisie Revolution speeds up change Led to sociological perspective= Conflict Theory