Weberian Theory

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Factors which effect people's life chances`
Class, status and party.
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Class
People within each class share broadly similar life chances.
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Status
Status groups are not the same as social classes, but the class position of the group might enhance its social status.
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Party
The exercise of power in pressure groups, political parties, trade unions and other organised interest groups.
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Marxists view on Weberianism
They identify too many classes, and this doesnt take into account the scale of the difference between capitalists and workers.
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Stratification
Stratification is a system or formation of layers, classes, or categories. Stratification is used to describe a particular way of arranging seeds while planting, as well as the geological layers of rocks.
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Benefits of market approach
Better equipped to deal with the existence of middle class groups
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Neo-Weberianism
Take the view that Marx's two class model is less useful than Webers market approach for understanding the complexities of the modern economy and class structure.
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People within each class share broadly similar life chances.

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Class

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Status groups are not the same as social classes, but the class position of the group might enhance its social status.

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The exercise of power in pressure groups, political parties, trade unions and other organised interest groups.

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They identify too many classes, and this doesnt take into account the scale of the difference between capitalists and workers.

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