Karl Marx: History & Biography & Theory by Alan MOUHLI

Karl Marx: History & Biography & Theory

byAlan MOUHLI

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Marx's theories about society, economics and politics—collectively understood as Marxism—hold that human societies progress through class struggle: a conflict between ruling classes (known as the bourgeoisie) that control the means of production and working classes (known as the proletariat) that work on these means by selling their labour for wages. Employing a critical approach known as historical materialism, Marx propounded the theory of base and superstructure, asserting that the cultural and political conditions of society, as well as its notions of human nature, are largely determined by obscured economic foundations. Through his theories of alienation, value, commodity fetishism, and surplus value, Marx argued that capitalism facilitated social relations and ideology through commodification, inequality, and the exploitation of labour. These economic critiques would result in influential works such as Capital, Volume I (1867). 

According to Marx, states are run in the interests of the ruling class but are nonetheless represented as being in favor of the common interest of all Read More ...

Title:Karl Marx: History & Biography & TheoryFormat:Kobo ebookPublished:May 6, 2016Publisher:Alan MOUHLILanguage:English

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