Notes 9-9-09 - Political Science: 9 Sep 09 Marxism (Radical...

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Unformatted text preview: Political Science: 9 Sep 09 Marxism (Radical Critique) Historical Influence: Karl Marx (writer/philosopher/ writings based on his visuals of British work force : 2 economic classes A. Owners means of production B. Laborers working in the factory. Owners exploiting them for their labor.) He predicted a Class Revolution where workers would fight back. Referred to as communism. His vision of it was a society w/ no more govt, classes, everybody shared the works of their labor equally, idealistic vision. Practitioners: Vladimir Lenin (Russia), Mao Zedong (China), & Castro (Cuba) Central ?: How has the global capitalist economic sys. structured domestic and intl society? The global capitalist sys. creates an exploitative relationship between developed and developing countries This economic relationship makes it difficult for developing countries to escape poverty. (Rich This economic relationship makes it difficult for developing countries to escape poverty....
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This note was uploaded on 08/29/2011 for the course POL. SCI 2401 taught by Professor Gridley during the Fall '10 term at SPSU.

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Notes 9-9-09 - Political Science: 9 Sep 09 Marxism (Radical...

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