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Unformatted text preview: organization becomes a barrier to further economic growth . Reaching this limit precipitates a revolutionary transformation of society into a new type (e.g., from feudalism to capitalism) or from capitalism to som (Appelbaum and Chambliss, 1997:422). 2. Dialectical Change Marx's concept of change is a specific example of a more general theory called dialectics. For Marx, change occurred because contradictions developed within the relationships between the two primary classes in capitalist society . More generally, contradictions can be seen as developing within any type of relationship . The contradictions appear as minor irritants at first, but as the relationship progresses the irritants become profound impediments to the relationship. Ultimately, the relationships experiences sweeping change....
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