This assignment is a comparative analysis of Durkheim’s and Marx’s theories on the central problems of modernity, including excessive individualism, social integration, social regulation, moral authority, anomie, alienation, false consciousness, and class conflict

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This assignment is a comparative analysis of Durkheim’s and Marx’s theories on the central problems of modernity, including excessive individualism, social integration, social regulation, moral authority, anomie, alienation, false consciousness, and class conflict

According to Durkheim and Marx, what ails the modern world? Each identified central problems of modernity. While Durkheim focused on excessive individualism, an absence of social integration/social solidarity, lack of social regulation, waning moral authority, and anomie, Marx focused on alienation, false consciousness, and class conflict. Your comparative analysis of Durkheim’s and Marx’s theories must:
Define each of the above italicized concepts as you analyze.
Reflect upon the social-economic-political climate and transitions that influenced their theories.
Discuss how each theorist viewed social change.
Explain how each regarded the nature of work and how it had changed from the previous era. How were the lives of laborers transformed? How had class relations between owners and laborers been impacted? Examine how each explained social stratification and inequality.
Consider how the theories of Durkheim and Marx remain useful for understanding some of the problems facing individuals and society in 21st century USA. Provide at least one example for each theorist.
do not use outside sources, only sources I provide. APA style citing ( within text)

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