Karl Marx Social Class Analysis
Our world today is very overpopulated, for this, people are constantly in opposition against each other. As individual’s we were born with the right to think for ourselves, and free to be who we are, but this has not always been the case. For several years, there has been issues within several social classes. In his article, Karl Marx addresses several of the issues of social class, and how these issues established state laws.
Karl Marx describes in his article the class struggles that exist in a society, and how they are inherent to all society. These class struggles divide the society in half, and allow for the individuals to choose a side. In the textbook, it describes class struggles as, “constant opposition to one another, carried on an uninterrupted now hidden, now open fight, a fight that each time ended either in a revolutionary reconstitution of society at large, or in the common ruin of the contending classes” (Wright 2007; Pg. 49). It’s sad to think that our societies are in constant battle with each …show more content…
In his article Karl Marx, shares the relationship between the State and the structure of society. “The structure of society, of which the State is active, conscious and official expression” (Wright 2007; Pg. 51). The relationship between the State and the structure of society is a little bit rocky. The State is the overseer of the structure of society, and it is the voicing source for the society. The State is the one that says what is right, and what is wrong, and this is important because it allows for there to be structure. No matter what society, group, population you are referring to, there must be some form of structure, otherwise everything would be out of whack. Even though the State has much of the power within the society, there should always be a limit to how much power it