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Imagine a society in which there are no social classes- no differences in people’s wealth, income, and life chances. What would such a society be like? Would it be stable or would its social structure change over time? How could you apply Max Weber’s theory to this scenario? Provide examples.

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  1. A few utopian societies have been tried -- but have eventually failed. How would you apply Weber's theory to this scenario?

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  2. It sounds like it might be an isolated, very primitive kinship group. It would have no social classes, but it would have a hierarchy based on gender and/or age.

    The only constant in life is change.

    Which part(s) of his theory will you try to apply?

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