Dev Soc Theory A4

Dev Soc Theory A4 - Sarah Drumm Development of Sociological...

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Sarah Drumm Development of Sociological Theory Assignment 4 Bourgeoisie Marx felt that the bourgeoisie or capitalist class was forcing their lifestyle on the rest of the world and therefore creating a world after it’s on image. In Marx’s Manifesto of the Communist Party , he states “The bourgeoisie, by the rapid improvement of all instruments of production, by the immensely facilitated means of communication, draws all, even the most barbarian, nations into civilizations. The cheap prices of its commodities are the heavy artillery with which it batters down all Chinese walls, with which it forces the barbarians’ intensely obstinate hatred of foreigners to capitulate. It compels all nations, on pain of extinction, to adopt the bourgeois mode of production; it compels them to introduce what it calls civilization into their midst, i.e., to become bourgeois themselves. In one word, it creates a world after its own image.” One can see that perhaps, Marx was right. Indeed it seems that Mcdonalds has
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course SOCIOLOGY 313 taught by Professor Shruti during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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