This is a one page paper on Karl Marx and Max Webers theories and how they would explain people joining terrorist groups. There are three references used.
Karl Marx believed people should be allowed to enjoy the products of their work. He felt the capitalist economic system prevented this because it divided society into two classes: non-owning workers and non-worker owners. Marx felt this would lead to alienation and eventually the workers would revolt against the owners, causing the classes to no longer exist (http://education.yahoo.com/search/be?1b=t&p=url%3Am/marxism.).
… against the capitalist system. Weber would also attribute the charisma some leaders have as a means to recruit new members of terrorists groups.
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Chamberlain, John Martin. (1999, 5 May). Marx and Weber: A Comparison of Views on
Industrial Society. University of Nottingham.
Shaviv, Miriam. (2002, 26 July). Anyone say Max Weber? Jerusalem Post, pp.03.