Neo-Marxism Explanations of Inequality

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

  • Through false class consciousness
  • Through transmission of dominant theories
  • Through the workplace
  • Through the media
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2. What does the Media do?

  • Justify inequalities
  • Prove society is not harmonious
  • Reproduce inequalities
  • Make individual depend on the welfare state

3. 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

4. Who imposes their habits into the education system?

  • Ruling Class
  • Government
  • Middle Class
  • Upper Class

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

  • Althusser
  • Gramsci
  • Wright
  • David & Moore


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