Ethnicity in Sociology: A Comparison and Contrast of the Theories of Weber and Marx on Ethnic Identity and Power

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Ethnicity in Sociology: A Comparison and Contrast of the Theories of Weber and Marx on Ethnic Identity and Power 
This sociological study will analyze the Weberian theory of ethnic identity that has often been a construct for defining the limitations of Hindu Caste society (as an exemplar case) in India and in the theorization of power constructs found in western imperialism. The primary demarcation between a Marxist materialism and Weber’s ideological arguments will be evaluated, as well as the primary factors that argue against Weber’s more pessimistic ideas on capitalist development in this region of the world. Finally, the deconstruction of Weber’s ideological theory will be defined through a Marxist evaluation of imperialism and...
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.....ique of Hindu cultural values n the 20th century. 
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