Introducing Western Sociologists

Introducing Western Sociologists

Question

What is meant by Marxism, Alienation and Proletariat ?

Answer
1. Marxism : Some of Karl Marx’s thoughts acquired the character of ideology which is generally known as ‘Marxism’.

2. Alienation : It is a condition of self-estrangement. Consequently the worker is detached from the work. Alienation takes place in the broken relationship between workers and work.

3. Proletariat : These are the working class (i.e., labourers and peasants) people who sell their labour.

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