Instructions: Help Mike understand his experiences at work by using either Marx or Weber in your essay to analyze Mike’s fast food restaurant experience at Adams.
Choose one of the two sociologists listed here (Karl Marx or Max Weber) and use their arguments to analyze the passage below. That is if you choose Marx let the reader (Professor Crawford) know who within this story are the proletariat, the bourgeoisie, etc. Likewise, if you choose Weber point out/discuss an example of meritocracy, the hierarchy of authority, etc. within the passage.
In terms of how to structure your answer, it may be useful to define the concept/theory first and then point out the example from the passage. For instance, if you chose ‘meritocracy’ you might begin by saying: meritocracy is defined as the ____________. Within the passage, an example of meritocracy is when Mike ____________. Feel free to use a direct quote from the passage especially when referring to Mike’s experience as it will likely help to support your argument. Be sure to include at least 4 different concepts/theories from the list below. Your essay should be roughly 2 page, double-spaced, and 12 pt font.