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Conflict_Marx - Social Conflict Theory January 30, 2012...

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Social Conflict Theory January 30, 2012
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“Conflict” The way social life is organized (social structure) benefits some people but not others Power struggles Groups without power conflict with groups in power Those in power want to stay in power Social inequality and social change result from these struggles
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Karl Marx: Founder of Social- Conflict Theory » (1818-1883) » From Germany, settled in London and lived in poverty to escape persecution Power struggles in beginning of industrial revolution Why have power struggles been a repeating pattern in history?
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Theory of the Economy Economic change drives social change The rise of capitalism during his time Similar economic shifts have occurred before, changing who is powerful Workers in conflict with Capitalists (owners) Exploitation, False Consciousness How will next struggle play out?
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Predictions for the Future Class Consciousness needed for the workers to challenge the capitalists
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course SOCL 2001 taught by Professor Mecom during the Fall '07 term at LSU.

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