PLPT 3020 Lec 22 04 - PLPT 3020\/15\/2013 1 Marxs Version of Proletarian Revolution and Socialism a First Stage of Revolution Dictatorship of Proletariat

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PLPT 3020 Lec 22 04/15/2013 1. Marx’s Version of Proletarian Revolution and Socialism a) First Stage of Revolution: Dictatorship of Proletariat b) Preconditions for Moving Beyond the First State c) The “Higher” Stage of Socialism or Communism 2. Marx’s Revolution a) The capitalist couldn't give up the power, therefore the working class use force to overthrow. b) Dictatorial Stages: b.i. Dictatorial political rule of the working class. b.ii. Abolition of private ownership of means of production (very associated with communism, gov owns property/assets, the major enterprises in the society will be named under everybody) b.iii. Spur economic growth Marx wants the society to be as productive as possible Underdeveloped economy cannot be socialism; rather industrialized society can be socialism. b.iv. Distribute wealth and income according to the principle: from each
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Unformatted text preview: according to his abilities, to each according to his needs/work • Work: work more gets more income – have incentives to work more, in this way, you will get more and more productivity in the society 3. Preconditions a) High level of affluence b) Elimination of economic and political power of capitalist class c) Basic reorientation of the quality of work and a re-socialization of the motivation of work 4. The higher stage a) Democratically ruled, classless society, without serious political conflicts between people. a.i. Why conflicts will disappear: basically all conflicts are from economic conflicts. b) Emergency of a new principle of distributive justice: ”from each according to…” b.i. Needs c) Full realization of freedom in relation to work 5....
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