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    attempt to do something about it, but that something was a limited, so to speak, change. This change was the proposal of class abatement. Class abatement was a “desirable aim to be pursued as far as is compatible with the continued efficiency of the social machine” (20). It was not an attack on the class system, but rather an aim at “making the class system less vulnerable to attack by alleviating it’s less defensible consequences” (20). The benefits the poor received were not from the rights of citizenship but rather from alternatives. In addition, there was a general view that those who received help had no personal claim to it. After some time, through a series of events like a rise of income, system of direct taxation, and a mass production of homes, "the diminution of inequality strengthened the demand for its abolition, at least with regard to the essentials of social welfare" (28). So class abatement gained a new better meaning where it was set on modifying and changing the society 's pattern of inequality, leaving capitalism an enemy in some ways and thus at tension with the rights of citizens.…

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    Final Exam Q&A Assignment The Marriage and Family course has been an interesting course. I have learned some things that I did not have a great deal of knowledge about before. On the surface, the title of the class makes it appear that it will be simple and not very challenging. That notion couldn’t be further from the truth. This semester I have learned that relationships between spouses and their children can be very complex. It has caused me to think carefully about my future plans for a…

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    structure in Utopia is so picky that everything must follower a certain way and if it don’t it will come crumbling done. The next story I want to discuss is the “Book of Job” from the Hebrew Bible author unknown. This story talks about the different meaning of morals and how to stay true to them when you are being tested. That society makes you choose a stand on your morals. That you may have to suffer when at the same time as the wicked escape suffering and are permitted to have comfort and…

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    Karl Marx’s Social Class, The State, and Law 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…

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    Whether we want to address or not, there is a social class delineation in our culture and America. Our country was founded by the British which had a class system and to a point it continues today. Most cultures and classes have branched out and crossed boundaries; however, some people and social classes may not adapt to change and may refuse to cross class boundaries. This paper discusses the difference of opinions regarding change and adaptation in culture between Schwable and Sowell and…

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    Fourth case from the film that I will address is the scene where Bryce Walker influenced Hannah to engage in sexual relations with him in a hot tub at Courtney's home, and was the principal individual to strike Hannah taking after the arrival of Alex's rundown. Mainly because of Bryce, Hannah no longer felt responsible for her own body. The social boundary introduce in this case are sex/sexual orientation, social class/financial. I trust that these boundaries exist because Bryce walker trust…

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    The films that I’m focusing on for class were Winter’s Bone and The Social Network. The topic that I’m focusing on is how even though the main characters of these films are relatively the same age and they both come across problems throughout but Mark is much more capable of accessing his resources so he’s able to overcome the obstacles.This problem appears in life all around us also. People are faced with challenges in all types of social classes but the people with more money and resources are…

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    capitalist mode of production is fundamentally contradictory. From this theory, he follows a trace of social and economic conflicts that occur from this contradiction. The following essay will define historical materialism as described by Engels, as well as explaining the fundamental contradiction and the two contradictions that arise from it, and finally concluding with a brief explanation of Engels ' vision of the ultimate outcome of the historical development of capitalism. Engels discussed…

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    Life is like a game of poker. In poker everyone is dealt the same number of cards from the same deck. Some are lucky and get a Royal Flush, some get a Straight, and some are only given a hand which consists of a High Card. Life is the same way except instead of diamonds; clubs; spades and hearts, everyone is dealt a certain level of “education, income, occupation, and wealth, the four commonly used criteria for gauging [social] class” (Scott and Leonhardt 117). Not all of us are able to choose…

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    In a capitalist country, it is to be expected that every family or individual will see the world from a new perspective. In her 2005 memoir, author Jeannette Walls recounts how her personal worldview was shaped throughout her childhood and continues to change during her adult life. Walls’s blatantly truthful memoir begins with a deceptively hopeful outlook of the future. With tax collectors or the like on their tails, the Walls family is forced to make a speedy escape—otherwise, they would not…

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