Weber and “The Iron Cage”

Max Weber coined the term “iron cage” for the increasing rationalization in social life. Weber had a very different view of how society should be and explained his concept through his works. Weber felt that a lot of the shaping that individuals undergo have a lot to do with the socio-cultural aspect of one’s life, […]

The Iron Cage & The Commodity Fetish

What exactly is the “iron cage”? The iron cage is a concept from Max Weber that deals with the uprising rationalization in society. Weber saw the ‘rationalization’ of life as the key distinction between pre modern and modern life. For one instance, it brought the basis for a more equal, fair and effective society. By our […]

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