Marxist views on class division

Cue cards to learn Marx, Neo-Marx and Weber views on class division

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Marxism
Founder Karl Marx (1818-1883) Opposes Capitalism, wants a revolution, finds the struggle between the Proletariat and the Bourgeoisie one of exploitation and alienation. We live in a tri-level structure but the middle class is a transitionary period
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Marxism
We are classified by economics, the upper class own the means of production and exploit the working class as wage slaves. The family are responsible for the socialisation of the next generation of working class workers.
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Althusser
Ideological state apparatus - we are controlled in society via the media who support consumerism and lead the working class into a false state of class consciousness. Marx said we need a revolution!
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Neo Marxists
Say Marxist view is too deterministic and need to focus on the growth of the middle class.
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Bourdieu (1986)
Economic, cultural and social capital
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We are classified by economics, the upper class own the means of production and exploit the working class as wage slaves. The family are responsible for the socialisation of the next generation of working class workers.

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Marxism

Card 3

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Ideological state apparatus - we are controlled in society via the media who support consumerism and lead the working class into a false state of class consciousness. Marx said we need a revolution!

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Card 4

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Say Marxist view is too deterministic and need to focus on the growth of the middle class.

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Card 5

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Economic, cultural and social capital

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