Neo-Marxism Explanations of Inequality

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1. What does the Media do?

  • Reproduce inequalities
  • Make individual depend on the welfare state
  • Justify inequalities
  • Prove society is not harmonious
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2. What did the Neo-Maxist of Frankfurt School find?

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

3. Who said; Hegemony is the powerful's way of controlling the working class and persueding them the inequalities are just?

  • Gramsci
  • Bordieu
  • Braverman
  • Venkatesh

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

  • Through the media
  • Through transmission of dominant theories
  • Through false class consciousness
  • Through the workplace

5. Who said; The growth of technology and managers section of workers has caused a change in class structure?

  • Wright
  • Giddens
  • Gordon
  • Murray

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