how many jobs are available and how much money they could make, so they slowly began to outnumber the citizens of Southpark. Conflict theorists would argue that the ratio of Goobacks to Southpark Citizens creates an inequality in society because the number of Goobacks is much higher than actual citizens of Southpark which makes the Goobacks much more powerful just in numbers. Goobacks established their power over the citizens of Southpark which caused an inequality in society, which conflict theorists use to argue why the conflict between the two groups occurred. Karl Marx would argue in support of the Conflict Theory. Marx believed that one group in society held power over another group in society. In the city of Southpark, the Goobacks represent the Bourgeois while the citizens of Southpark would represent the Proletariat. The Goobacks monopolized and ran the job market white the citizens of Southpark were left to pick up the pieces of their broken lives. (Marx, 470) Immigration can either go very smoothly or very poorly. In Southpark, the immigration of the Goobacks created many more problems for the society than benefits. Those who immigrate are faced with the issue of having to adapt to a new society and find their place in that society. Some do this well, while others fail and just make a place for themselves where there were not on originally, which causes many problems.
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels. "Manifesto of the Communist Party". 2010. Pp. 468-473 in Mapping the Social Landscape edited by Susan J. Ferguson. New York: Allyn & Bacon.
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