Marxism and Neo-Marxism

1. What is infrastructure?

  • Roads, hospitals, schools, etc
  • The economic system and the way society produces goods
  • Infra-red lights shinning on Jenga
  • Made up of social insittutes like family, mass media and education
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2. What are the four critisms of Marxism?

  • Too much emphaise on conflict, economic determinism, lack of revolution, no polarization
  • No polirazation, economic determinism, too much revolution, too much emphaise on conflict
  • Ignores conflict, no polirazation, economic determinism, lack of revolution
  • Only about one guy, too much detail, lack of romance, not worth enough Marx in exams

3. What is scapegoating?

  • Black people are scapegoated for capitalist problems
  • Racism helps jusitfy low pay and working conditions
  • Racism divides workers and postpons a revolution
  • Playing 'scapegoat' face down in defence position

4. What part does 'Cultural Capital' play and who said it?

  • Pikachu - Pallet is the capital of Kanto and has a rich culture
  • Bourdieu - the bourgeoisie have more cultural capital than the proletariat and this helps them maintain their position
  • Gramsci - Capitalists use their superior resources to advance
  • Gramsci - the bourgeoisie have more cultural capital than the proletariat and this helps them maintain their position

5. Who aims to explain why there has been no revolution?

  • Radical Marxists
  • Dance Dance Revolution
  • Neo-Marxists
  • Marxists

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