Marxism and Neo-Marxism

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1. 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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2. Pick the word that best describes the relationship between the bourgeoisie and proletariat

  • Lovers~
  • Equal (they have a fair system of money for work)
  • Unequal (proletariat are exploited by bourgeoisie for money)
  • They don't have one (They are unrelated things)

3. What did Gramsci conclude?

  • Grams are heavier than ounces
  • The bourgeoisie have more cultural capital than the proletariat and this helps them maintain their position
  • Hegemony - Capitalists use their superior resources to fool the w/c into thinking the system is fair
  • A revolution would solve everything

4. What two inter-dependant parts is capitalist society made up of?

  • Superstructure and jobs
  • Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1 and 2
  • Infrastrucutre and Superstrucutre
  • Infrastructure and money

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

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

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