Marxism and Neo-Marxism

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1. What is 'legitimasation'?

  • Racism helps jusitfy low pay and working conditions
  • Racism divides workers and postpons a revolution
  • Black people are scapegoated for capitalist problems
  • Old English for 'leg it'
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2. 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

3. 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

4. What did Marx think workers would do about exploitation?

  • Put Marx in charge instead
  • Do nothing
  • Unite to rise up and have a revolution
  • Achieve higher living standards slowly

5. What three ways did Gordon say the law supports capitalism in the USA?

  • Praising groups for crime, imprisoning selected members, defining criminals as animals and hiding them in prisons to hide the problems of capitalism
  • Punishing individuals for capitalist-created crimes, imprisoning selected members, defining criminals as animals and hiding them in prisons to hide the problems of capitalism
  • Punishing individuals for communist-created crimes, imprisoning selected members, defining criminals as animals and hiding them in prisons to hide the problems of capitalism
  • The G-Man, head-crabs, Combines

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