10th Reading Assignment

10th Reading Assignment - the trustees and other...

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Warren Bales Assignment #10 Prof. Everett February 22, 2011 1. The Burgeoisie in are the ruling industrial leaders of the modern capitalist society. They are the businessmen who control the means of production, and remove it from the workers. With the bourgeoisie, their only goal is control over industry, with no regard for those who labor under them, the “proletariat” 2. The Proletariat are the working class, even including Doctors, Lawyers, and other revered professions, these laborers are denied bourgeoisie status because they inevitably defer to a more powerful entity (Board of Trustees, Chiefs of Staff, etc) which then in itself defers to
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Unformatted text preview: the trustees and other shareholders. The proletariat is completely removed from control of the means of production and what is produced. 3. Marx’s statement that “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles” is related to his view that human society is in a constant state of continuum. It is evolving from a struggle for class balance to a more communist ideal. As societies evolve, they move from a conflict between the lower and upper classes, and in Marx’s view ultimately achieve a state of balance where there are no classes, a “communist” society....
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This note was uploaded on 08/09/2011 for the course SOCI 3220 taught by Professor Everett during the Spring '11 term at UGA.

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