Mid-Term for Group B Spring Semester 2014 Please read and answer the following essay questions to the best of your ability. If you use sources please make sure to cite the sources that you use. Failure to cite sources would constitute plagiarism which will cause you to receive a grade of zero for your mid-term. You will need to use the following sources to assist you in completing this mid-term Chicago Manual Style https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/717/01/ The Communist Manifesto https://www.marxists.org/archive/marx/works/1848/communist-manifesto/ Essay Questions Marxism Question#1 Answer Both Parts Part I: Who is the bourgeoisie? Who is the proletariat? How do they interact in capitalist society? What is the role of capital in society? Of labor? What are the objectives of communism? What is the authors' conception of a socialist state? How does this state compare to the United States government today? Part II: The two most famous quotes from this influential book are: "A specter is haunting Europe -- the specter of Communism," and, "The proletarians have nothing to lose but their chains. They have a world to win. Workingmen of all countries, unite!" Choose one of the quotations and explain what the authors mean. Why do you think people have focused on these quotes? Max Weber Question#2 Please use the notes on Weber to answer the following questions Please briefly describe Weber’s view of the relationship between the Protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism. What is the role of sociology for Weber? What is the goal of Weber’s action theory? How did Weber see bureaucracy and why was he concerned about it? How did Weber view the nature of causality? What are some of the various social settings where rationalization takes place? Emile Durkheim Question#3- Please use the internet to answer the following questions What did Durkheim mean by the “collective conscience?” What is egoistic suicide? What is anomic suicide? What is altruistic suicide? According to Durkheim, how is it possible to study religion from a sociological perspective? How is sociology connected to morality according to Durkheim? What is the role of education from Durkheim's perspective? Question#4 Using Chicago Manual as a guide please create a bibliography for one of each of the following sources. You only need one source per item. You can make up the sources with hypothetical authors, titles etc… Books Periodicals Web Sources Film and Television Interviews, Personal Communication Lectures and Presentations Public and Unpublished Materials Question#5 Write a 2 paragraph essay on the Ukrainian crisis in the world today and what it means for the U.S. In your essay you will use a minimum of 3 sources and cite the sources using footnotes and Chicago manual citations. Please follow proper protocols on citations over 60 words and under.