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  • Marxism
    • Karl Marx (1818-1883)
    • Conflict theory - society is in conflict with each other
    • critique of capitalism, both the economic system and the social conditions.
    • Class struggle between the Bourgeoisie (middle class) and the Proletariat (Working)
      • Bourgeoisie owned means of production e.g. factories and exploited the working class
      • Proletariat are persuaded to accept this situation through both coercion and ideology.


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