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Critically examine Marxist perspective on today's society (33 marks)

The Marxist perspective is based on the works of Karl Marx and argues that
society is divided into two classes; the upper class, referred to as the bourgeoisie,
and the working class, referred to as the proletariat. According to Marxism, the…

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However, Neo-Marxists, such as Althusser reject Marx's idea of the superstructure
and base as they believe that a more complex model, which included the
economic level, the political level and the ideological level, better sums ups
society and sees it in a much more sophisticated way than Marx did. This…


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