Individet mellem to samfundstyper

Sallie Damm & Adam Hjorth

Studenteropgave: Semesterprojekt


The individual between two different types of society Our project is intended to explain the transition from a welfare state to a competitive state in Denmark, where the individual human being, between two government types, is our primary focus. To explain this, we have involved two sociological theorists, Emile Durkheim and Max Weber. We use Durkheim's concept of social coercion and Weber's concept of social action. This choice based on the fact that, the two concepts have their own views on whether the individual in a society acts on their own and by their own free will, or whether this individual is subject to some the systems and structures that establishes the individual's agenda. We analyzed the problem in the transition from a welfare state to a state competition, and came to the conclusion that none of the selected theories can answer the question alone. It turns out that the proposal is a combination of individual free choice and individual structures that underlie this transition.

UddannelserBasis - Samfundsvidenskabelig Bacheloruddannelse, (Bachelor uddannelse) Basis
Udgivelsesdato17 dec. 2014


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