Neo-Marxism Explanations of Inequality

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1. How does the superstructure (agents of socialisation) reproduce inequalities into the infrastructure (economics)?

  • Through transmission of dominant theories
  • Through the media
  • Through the workplace
  • Through false class consciousness
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2. Who said; Inequalities are reproduced through education?

  • Bordieu
  • Crompton
  • Bowles & Gintis
  • Durkheim

3. What did the Neo-Maxist of Frankfurt School find?

  • The working class place great attention on celebrity culture
  • The working class are reluctant to identify themselves as such
  • The working class undertake false class consciousness
  • Popular culture is becoming more globalised and accessable to the poorest

4. What do Neo-Marxist believe is as important as the ownership to the means of production?

  • The individuals in the superstructure
  • The control of labour
  • The focual of consumerism
  • The feelings of those suffering the inequalities

5. Who said; The ruling class rely on the ideological state apparatus to show that the inequalities the working class face are fair?

  • David & Moore
  • Althusser
  • Wright
  • Gramsci


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