Lecture Notes 10.2.07 - Political Science Notes 10/2/2007...

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Political Science Notes 02/10/2007 09:01:00 Marx: State and Revolution 5 pg double spaced, no outside sources, comparing Marx and Vaber History and Classes o We are not reading Marx to become Marxist, instead to read him as a  social/political analyst o Base: The economic forces of society, means of production,  technology used, how people actually go about making the things they  need to survive o Superstructure: result of the superior base, the fluff, politics, culture,  not reality o Modes of production: slave, feudal, capitalist, socialist o Relationship between laborer and means of production, relationship of  force where slaves are given enough to survive and procreate o Slavery is not as narrow as the common interpretation o Feudalism: peasant is not quite a slave (could not be bought and sold)  but the relationship is still one of subordination. o Feudalist superstructure: monarchy, culture o With each new mode of production, there develops a new class that  claims that because it drives production it deserves and will obtain  power. o
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This note was uploaded on 04/08/2008 for the course POL 103 taught by Professor Kopstein during the Fall '07 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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Lecture Notes 10.2.07 - Political Science Notes 10/2/2007...

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