Collins was an african american feminist o bordieu

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Collins was an African American feminist o Bordieu talked about different types of capital importance of early natural scientists to the creation of classical sociological theory (individuals such as Copernicus, Galileo, Newton, etc.): Brought about a new wave of thinking by going against the church and going against norms during the enlightenment
how classical work has been applied or extended to contemporary social issues (examples): Marx is applied to the justice system Weber is applied to your access to healthy food due to your social class Karl Marx - focus of his theorizing (what he sought to explain): Wanted to interpret the world but also change it Wanted to generate class consciousness o Have working class recognize their place in the system and take over and become the ruling class Concentration of wealth, growth of monopolies, government economics, work conditions, business pursuit of profit role as an activist and academic: He wanted to reform society Get the laborers to stand up for their rights due to class consciousness how and in what ways his critique of capitalism continues to resonate with contemporary issues: People today are still being taken advantage of People are just working to make money People could make unions to get to a better place Sweatshops his theorizing in relation to historical time period and the significance, his analysis on economic classes: Industrialization was just coming about, watched the downfall occur what classes struggle over: Bourgeoisie have the political and economic power Every class needed resources, there were very scarce resources
how and in what ways capitalism is exploitive: Reduces workers to their labor Doesn’t let them use what they’re good at Loss of power for laborers Laborers produced a surplus but weren’t reimbursed for it the role of class consciousness: Can put workers back in control since there are so many more workers Power in numbers Control goods collectively, putting people back in power his views on and consequences of the condition of alienation: Alienation is inevitable in capitalism Work is alienating because people just working to make money Selling your soul People feel foreign to the products of their labor his analysis on the sources of value and the nature of commodities (use value, exchange value, labor theory of value, surplus value, exploitation), fetishism of commodities, cycle of exchange or circulation of commodities:

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