MarxManifestoJune14Outline

MarxManifestoJune14Outline - Development of Sociological...

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Development of Sociological Theory Manjusha Nair Key points Program for Action o Praising the bourgeoisie o Role of the Proletariat o Class in itself and for itself o o o Inspiration for revolutions worldwide o October (ten days that shook the world) Karl Marx [1818-1883] Program for Action o Communist League was an international organization (mainly European) in 1836 by Christian socialists. Its motto was “"All Men are Brothers" and its goals were "the establishment of the Kingdom of God on Earth, based on the ideals of love of one's neighbor, equality and justice". o Engels convinced the League to change its motto to Karl Marx's phrase, Working Men of All Countries, Unite! At the same conference, the organization was renamed the Communist League and was significantly restructured. The conference itself was counted as the first congress of the new League. o A manifesto was made for the league (Marx and Engels together). This League existed only till 1852. Karl Marx [1818-1883] 1
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Frederick Engels (1820-1895) Biography of Engels o German philosopher, social theorist o o Working class of Manchester o Co-authored Communist Manifesto o o Origin of family in 1884 o Karl Marx [1818-1883] Program for Action Now it is important for us because it has summarized most of what they said before: o History o Materialism o Capitalism o o Exploitation o o After the revolution Karl Marx [1818-1883] Class Struggle 2
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This note was uploaded on 11/11/2011 for the course COMMUNICAT 300 DoST taught by Professor Nair during the Summer '10 term at Rutgers.

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