ISS REVIEW FOR EXAM 2 - ISS EXAM 2 REVIEW CHAPTER 1 The...

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25/02/2008 19:52:00 CHAPTER 1- The Dimension of Class Outline A. Karl Marx o Communist Manifesto (his book): a constitution of social society. o Bourgeioise o Proletariat o Mode of Production: The way we produce things, how we produce  things. o Mode of production and superstructure: institutions, cultures, and values  are examples of superstructures that control us.  Change in MOP = Change in superstructure o Feudalism Marx described feudalism as the economic situation coming  before the inevitable rise of capitalism. What defined feudalism was that the power of the ruling class  (the aristocracy) rested on their control of arable land, leading to  a class society based upon the exploitation of the peasants who  farm these lands. o Capitalism Marx considered capitalism to be a historically specific mode of  production, and had become dominant.  Mode of production- the way in which the productive property is  owned and controlled, combined with the corresponding social  relations between individuals based on their connection with the  process of production.  Max Weber o Class: the economic estimation from society determined by material  things. o Status Karl Marx says status is dependent on class Max Weber says status is sometimes independent of class and is  sometimes dependent on class. Ex: the pope is social estimation not economic
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