Marxism and Neo-Marxism

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1. What is superstructure?

  • Only primary socialisation
  • The economic system and the way society produces goods
  • Made up of social insittutes like family, mass media and education
  • Superman's body structure
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2. What is 'divide and rule'?

  • Racism divides workers and postpons a revolution
  • Racism helps jusitfy low pay and working conditions
  • Black people are scapegoated for capitalist problems
  • Make other players fight in Monopoly so you can win ;)

3. What are the four critisms of Marxism?

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

4. What study relates to 'divide and rule'?

  • Gordon - black people are reserve army of labour to prevent white workers demanding higher wages
  • Castles and Kosack - black people are reserve army of labour to prevent white workers demanding higher wages
  • Bourdieu - black people are reserve army of labour to prevent white workers demanding higher wages
  • Castle Wars and Kosack dancing

5. What is 'legitimasation'?

  • Racism helps jusitfy low pay and working conditions
  • Old English for 'leg it'
  • Racism divides workers and postpons a revolution
  • Black people are scapegoated for capitalist problems

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