Weber argued that power can emanate from three different sources:
economic classes, status groups, and political parties. This is unlike Marx, for whom the “economic” was the paramount factor in social relations.
Marx, thought the “__________” was the paramount factor in social relations.
•Power is “the chance of a man or of a number of men to realize their own will in a social action even against the resistance of others . . .”
•Class - People who share “life chances” based on their “economic interests in the possession of goods and opportunities for income.”
•Status – “a specific, positive or negative, social estimation of honor.”
classes are stratified according to their relations to the ______________________; whereas status groups are stratified according to ________________ as represented by __________________
classes are stratified according to their relations to the production and acquisition of goods; whereas status groups are stratified according to the principles of their consumption of goods as represented by special styles of life.”