Essays Tagged: "capitalists"

karl marx vs. max weber

from the proletariat. (The proletariat are easily described as the workers who are employed by the capitalists.) According to Marx, the proletariat and capitalists were class descendants of masters a ... d serfs. When the Industrial Revolution came to Western Europe in the mid 1840's, Marx saw that the capitalists who owned the factories, and the workers who filled them, were growing further and furth ...

(4 pages) 446 2 4.6 Aug/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Why were the Bolsheviks successful in Russia, October 1917?

brutal capitalist society, headed by a king called the Tsar. The country was controlled by wealthy capitalists allied with big landowners, who supported the Tsar and exploited the peasants and worker ...

(3 pages) 60 0 5.0 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History

Geopolitics, Imperialism & the New World War on Iraq.

nsibilities to save guard their self interest and the interest of other nations by safeguarding the capitalists system which they have adopted. It can be added here that organization like the UN that ...

(13 pages) 258 0 2.8 Sep/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

The collectivism and individualism.

nd economic operations. The term capitalism also describes an ideology that favors the existence of capitalists (individuals who accumulate capital which then becomes available for investment in finan ... m as a system which exploits a large portion of society for the sake of a small minority of wealthy capitalists. Mark set forth an extremely powerful theory to explain the transformations taking place ...

(2 pages) 112 1 2.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Society and community

Upton Sinclair's "The jungle".

t the evil deceptions and deceits practiced by capitalism.The first run in that Jurgis has with the capitalists "wolves" starts with the purchase of a "new" home. The naïve Lithuanian family buys ... ee some of the socialist beliefs that Sinclair possesses.The political system was bought off by the capitalists and the rich. People in positions of authority that were supposed to help could not be t ...

(3 pages) 54 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

What problems did the Weimar Republic face between 1919 and 1923?

the revolution that turned Russia in to a communist country. The Spartakus wanted to take over the capitalists so that the workers would not be exploited in factories. The Spartakus started their upr ...

(2 pages) 41 1 1.0 Dec/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > European History > German History

A bookreport on Fascism in Western Europe: 1900-45, by Kedward, Roderick. Simple and concise, it also briefly examines the credibility of the author.

ideas and a compromise between conflicting sides. For example, fascists were neither socialists nor capitalists, but believed in ideas from both viewpoints. In addition, fascism was a synthesis of rat ...

(7 pages) 40 1 3.5 Jan/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > World War II

This is an essay about MArx and his beliefs abou tthe worl and how they act

aid that every class struggle is also political struggle. "This means that, if the proletarians and capitalists were ready to wage an economic struggle against each other today, they will be compelled ... their respective class interests in a struggle that bears two forms" (The Communist Manifesto). The capitalists have their specific business interests and it is to protect these interests that their e ...

(2 pages) 34 0 3.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

Animal farm as a social Criticism.

brutal totalitarian rule, manipulated and exploited working class, and the pigs' evolution into the capitalists they initially opposed.Totalitarianism is a political regime based on subordination of t ...

(4 pages) 86 1 4.8 Feb/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

"Discuss the view that the social class system in Britain is now fragmented."

more complex. Firstly, the upper class consists of many different groups of people such as Royalty, Capitalists and entrepreneurs, and jetsetters. They are very powerful and very wealthy members of so ...

(3 pages) 52 0 2.5 Feb/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology


er Hautzig.The story takes place during World War II, when the wealthy Rudomin Family is pronounced capitalists. They are removed from their beautiful home and loved ones in Vilna, Poland. They are ta ...

(2 pages) 22 0 3.5 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > Creative Writing

The Jungle, By Upton Sinclair

Social Darwinism, an idea used by some nineteenth-century thinkers to justify the abuses of wealthy capitalists. This idea essentially held that society was designed to reward the strongest, best peop ...

(3 pages) 119 1 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Idealism and Materialism as General Approaches to Understanding Society

ficult, the proletariats need some sort of a wage to surviveand take care of their families and the capitalists held the jobs where they could earn thatwage, this puts the poor at an immediate disadva ... uld earn thatwage, this puts the poor at an immediate disadvantage and the rich at an advantage. Thecapitalists believed that this was not a problem with society and that individualsthemselves were to ...

(2 pages) 105 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Marxisum: A comparison between theory and the growing presence of an diversified educated labor market.

is human desire fuels the false consciousness the worker obtains in following the guidelines set by capitalists. False consciousness is essentially a product of capitalist economies, where capital--in ... of forcing the white-collar worker to believe he is obtaining a good wage for work, and allows the capitalists to "maintain the worker as a worker" (Marx 1978, 206). The employer can force the former ...

(7 pages) 60 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

"Private Property rights protect the freedom of some people by denying freedom to others." Do you agree?

her background or social situation. The division of labour created by capitalism is claimed by the capitalists to be beneficial to all of society; the freedom of competition allows for products on th ... pitalism, which is based on the right to own private property, is beneficial only to the select few capitalists - or the bourgeoisie - who reap their benefits from the exploitation of the wage earners ...

(8 pages) 236 9 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The Downfall of Communism: Hypocrisy Destroying Credibility

rs to paint a mural in the new Radio City Building in mid town Manhattan. Why would such successful capitalists as the Rockefellers hire Diego Rivera, knowing full well his political agenda in advanci ... for propagandist was shown immediately when he returned to his home in Mexico. He painted murals of Capitalists in an extremely negative light all throughout buildings and walls in many cities in Mexi ...

(6 pages) 68 0 3.4 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > Middle Eastern History

A socialist view of the free trade agreement between Australia and the United States of Ammerica

ests -- particularly in the agricultural sector.Nevertheless, the reason why the bulk of Australian capitalists have come in behind the deal -- and support such deals in principle -- is two-fold. Firs ... e -- including a strong public sector and decent wages and conditions -- is under attack.Australian capitalists want to use the FTA as a battering-ram against the working class. They want to wipe out ...

(8 pages) 71 1 5.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

What is the viewpoint that J.B. Priestley is trying to convey to the audience through the portrayal of the characters in "An Inspector Calls"

a capitalist, this reflects the contemporary clashes between capitalist and socialist ideals as the capitalists did not want to abolish the class system, because they believed that everyone should loo ... change throughout the play, as he was born in to the upper class. Mr and Mrs Birling represent the capitalists who do not want to change the way of the class system, so that everyone looks after each ...

(9 pages) 26 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature > Authors

Discuss how George Orwell uses language techniques to represent power in "Animal Farm."

political novelist and essayist. He was also a socialist but he criticized the right (fascists and capitalists) as freely as he criticized the left (anarchists, socialists, and communists). Orwell us ...

(7 pages) 92 0 5.0 Jun/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > European Literature

In what ways does J.B Priestley make his beliefs clear to the audience?

show capitalism as an act of egotism.The two main views of society he has portrayed and contrasted capitalists and socialist. We know this through characters of the book to begin with I will look at ...

(4 pages) 28 0 4.0 Aug/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama