Marxism vocab wordds

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Left Wing
Political beliefs that emphasise social equality
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Liberalism
Political belief in systems of government in rights and freedom of the individual
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Proletariat
Individuals who sell their labour power in the capitalist mode of production and do not own the means of production
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Bourgeoise
Those who own the means of production and buy labour power from the proletariat thus exploiting the proletariat
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Petit bourgeoisie
Those who employ labourers but also work (small business owners/trade workers)
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Infrastructure
Forces of production and social relationships that form the basic foundation of society
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Superstructure
All other aspects of society built upon the foundation of the infrastructure (government/political systems)
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Ruling class ideology
Widely circulated ideas and beliefs of powerful elite groups in society. Marxists believe this prevents ordinary people from understanding the nature of society
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Political belief in systems of government in rights and freedom of the individual

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Liberalism

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Individuals who sell their labour power in the capitalist mode of production and do not own the means of production

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Those who own the means of production and buy labour power from the proletariat thus exploiting the proletariat

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Those who employ labourers but also work (small business owners/trade workers)

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