• Commodity Fetishism and Domination
    Contributions of Marx, Lukács, Horkheimer, Adorno and Bourdieu Thesis submitted in fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts of Rhodes University by Gareth Lloyd March 2008 Abstract This thesis seeks to trace domination theory back to the influential work done by Marx on commodity...
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  • Karl Marx
    Marx?s Notion of Man as a ?Species Being? and His Idea of Alienation The notion of man as a ?species-being? for Marx meant the recognition of man?s human essence as a member of a species. A species that takes part in a process of conscious production where we produce as human beings for one another...
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  • Marx and Law
    JOURNAL OF LAW AND SOCIETY VOLUME 20, NUMBER 4, WINTER 1993 0263-323X Marx and Law ANDREW VINCENT* There is no sense in which Marx can be described as just a legal theorist. He did not write any systematic works on legal science or jurisprudence; however, his observations on law are both immensely...
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  • Unravelling Capitalism
    society. Unravelling Capitalism is a perfectly timed intrusion into a lively and ongoing growing debate among students and many others who are engaging once again or for the first time with Marx’s political economy debate. Karl Marx was one of the greatest critics of capitalism, yet his ideas are more...
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  • Economic and Cultural Preconditions and Consequences Og the Rise of Capitalism
    AND CULTURAL PRECONDITIONS AND CONSEQUENCES OG THE RISE OF CAPITALISM Capitalism is an economic system that is distinguished by private ownership of factors of production and the production for a market that sets prices. Capitalism implies the economy based on: private property and free production...
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  • Marxism - Ideal and Critique
    Marxism: The Ideal and a Critique Short Essay Paper #2 Marxism is an ideology that was first written about by Karl Marx and Fredreich Engels in the 1800’s. This ideology has some strong political and social ideas on what is best for society as a whole, but it can be easily critiqued by other ideologies...
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  • Towards Marxian Internet Studies
    of 11 Marxian concepts for Critical Internet Studies. Marxian concepts that have been reflected in Critical Internet Studies include: dialectics, capitalism, commodification, surplus value/exploitation/alienation/class, globalization, ideology, class struggle, commons, public sphere, communism, and aesthetics...
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  • Marx on Alienation
    Marx on Alienation 1. Background In his university studies in Germany, Marx was primarily concerned with philosophical issues, specifically the philosophy of Hegel and his followers. In his early journalism he had discussed the plight of the Moselle wine growers, and the problem of Prussian...
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  • The Culture of Narcissism.Critical Book Review
    (1991) The Culture of Narcissism: American Life in an Age of Expectations The culture of narcissism was widely recognised as a socio-cultural critique of American society when published in 1979. Written by Christopher Lasch, the book analyzes a social phenomenon identified by Christopher Lasch as...
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  • Karl Marx History of Economic Thought
    Zanecchia 10-992-204 Professor Allgoewer Karl Marx: “A context for inevitable social revolution” Of particular interest in Rima’s summary and critique of Marx’s background and social/economic contributions is the quote: “It is not...
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  • Karl Marx and Capitalism
    Karl Marx views capitalism and, more specifically, the criticisms he has regarding capitalism. In the first part of the paper I will reconstruct and explain the philosopher’s argument. In the second part of the paper I will offer my critical evaluation where I will demonstrate how these critiques are...
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  • Sociological Theories
    (see also: Marx, capitalism, and exploitation) • Power • Competition between opposing groups • Focal concern--forces that inhibit change [pic] Karl Marx 1818-1883: (see also, "The Dead Sociologists' Index" on Marx, and Sociosite on Marx) • Marx's Grave • Marx Archives ...
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  • Karl Marx
    Stanbury 1 While Karl Marx did not publish one specific document regarding religion, he did however have a large impact on the sociological significance of religion. Religion can be defined as “a specific fundamental set of beliefs and practices generally agreed upon by a number of persons or school...
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  • Materialism and Social Evolution
    Evolution Paul Blackledge and Graeme Kirkpatrick 2 Historical Materialism: from Social Evolution to Revolutionary Politics Paul Blackledge Evolution Marx, Engels and Darwin Crude evolutionary Marxism The voluntarist reaction In defence of evolutionism Synthesising evolution and revolution Conclusion 3...
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  • Assignment
    evaluated in the following questions: A) How much has the raising bourgeoisie shaped political ideas of Thomas Hobbes, John Locke and J.J. Rousseau. Explain class changes occurring in their respective surrounding and connect them to their political thought and analysis? Do you find similar occurrence of...
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  • Globalisation or ‘Glocalisation’? Networks, Territories and Rescaling
    be characterized as geographical political economy; an approach prioritizing commodity production over market exchange. Here the spatialities of capitalism co-evolve with its economic processes and economic, political, cultural and biophysical processes are co-implicated with one another. Disequilibrium...
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  • Marx’s “Increasing Misery” Doctrine
    Introduction Over the years, as capitalism dominates the economic development of the modern world, Karl Marx and his analysis into the faults of capitalism have been largely discarded by economists. However, his prediction in the fall of wages and the increasing misery, although unparallel to the actual...
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  • Capital of Marx
    Saad-Filho.–– 4th ed. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN 0–7453–2050–3 (hbk) –– ISBN 0–7453–2049–X (pbk.) 1. Marxian economics. 2. Marx, Karl, 1818–1883. Kapital. I. Saad-Filho, Alfredo, 1964– II. Title. HB97.5.F55 2003 335.4'1––dc22 2003017296 10 9 8 7 6 5 4 ...
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  • An Analytical View of Marx
    analytical view of Marx`s class struggle and social utopia ‘Necessity is blind until it becomes conscious. Freedom is the consciousness of necessity.’ Karl Marx Introduction Marxism, or scientific Socialism; is the name given to the collection of ideas initially theorised by Karl Marx ( 1818- 1883)...
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  • Paper
    chains.” Analyze this statement with reference to the history of class and class struggle. Index 1. Introduction The influence of Karl Marx (1818 - 1883) has been prodigious. During the 1980s, people who called themselves Marxists or who lived under Marxist governments numbered about one...
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