Essays Tagged: "capitalist system"

"Das Kapital" -explains and analyzes Karl Marx's "Das Kapital" -Reccomends book to future students of my economics class

intellectual society. Capital is nothing of the sort. It is in fact an in depth description of the capitalist system and the way it works. Marx thoroughly explains the basic fundamentals of capitalis ... his book can be of significant value to you.Capital begins with the basics, the foundation that the capitalist system is built upon. In Part I Marx describes commodities, exchange, and the circulation ...

(5 pages) 79 0 4.0 Nov/2002

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Ideal Ideal: Comparison, Contrast, and Synthesis of Marxist Socialism and Adam Smith's Capitalist ideals

islation, political structure, and new class lines were drawn. The function of this new system, the capitalist system, has been pondered, discussed, and written about by countless authors but no liter ... t Manifesto to express their shared disdain for the position of workers in a post-industrialization capitalist society. Each of these works contain opinions so popular among their followers that the o ...

(7 pages) 225 1 4.1 Mar/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Clash between cultures of east and west.

people discuss that the world is rotating around the capital and individuals carry no value in the capitalist system of the western civilization unless he or she has money, because the most important ...

(5 pages) 116 0 3.0 May/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays

The capital-intensive nature of the economy, high levels of market concentration and the high level of unemployment - are Marx's predictions coming true for South Africa?

been described by Lassalle (McLellan 1975: 51) as "a [David] Ricardo turned socialist." He saw the capitalist system neither as virtuous nor as a given, wishing to analyse "the birth, life, and death ... es, however, Marx hypothesised that the ultimate aim of capitalism is to turn products into profit. Capitalists supposedly do this through exchange-value, which is achieved through the exchange of cap ...

(8 pages) 96 0 4.8 Aug/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Economics

Geopolitics, Imperialism & the New World War on Iraq.

Second World War where the US assumed out of self interest responsibilities for the welfare of the capitalist system. US and its allies have safeguarded its interest not through conquest but through ... 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 NDP and Its Inability to Garner Support Among the Poor.

Democratic socialism seeks to liberate the individual from the inequalities and exploitation of the capitalist system and believes in equality of the condition not just of the opportunity. They don't ...

(4 pages) 32 0 0.0 Oct/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science

After WWII and the Berlin Blockade --- 'War and Peace' Cold War and Dètente

ut of the war very strong. These two superpowers were the USA and the USSR. The USA believed in the capitalist system while the USSR believed in the communist system of government.These superpowers we ...

(3 pages) 63 0 3.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

Nickel and Dimed by Barbara Ehrenreich Essay Title: Wal-Mart Bureaucracy

not simply an account of the struggles of low-wage workers. It is a book that attacks the American capitalist system. Barbara Ehrenreich's experiences point out that the efficiency of modern bureaucr ...

(5 pages) 237 0 5.0 Mar/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

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 ... evil, Sinclair tries to rebut the idea of Social Darwinism, implying that those who succeed in the capitalist system are not the best of humankind but rather the worst and most corrupt of all.The mai ...

(3 pages) 119 1 4.1 Mar/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Explanation of the Nature of the Cold War from 1945-1963, including reference to the part played by John F. Kennedy.

rn fear of communism spreading and democracy dying. In the West, specifically the United States the Capitalist system was king, with the concepts of a market economy and a democratic government was co ... uture of Europe and Asia following the End of World War II.The western powers felt that democratic, capitalist systems with free elections should be introduced into the war torn eastern European count ...

(16 pages) 191 0 4.8 Mar/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

With reference to Bertolt Brecht and John Osborne, discuss ways in which political viewpoints have been communicated to a theatre audience within the last century.

The term 'political theatre' has been accepted as defining a left-wing theatre, critical of the capitalist system and expressing in its work the need for radical change. However, most theatre is p ... y its lyric "Food is the first thing. Morals follow on" (p 55, Brecht), Threepenny Opera is an anti-capitalist statement, which asserts that it is impossible to expect a disenfranchised underclass to ...

(7 pages) 77 1 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Drama

Idealism and Materialism as General Approaches to Understanding Society

dealism approach.Karl Marx believed that the majority of societies problems came from the industrialcapitalist system; this is the system that was making the rich, richer and the poor, poorer,with the ... 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 ...

(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 a product of historical and material production that is organized around material survival. The capitalist system focuses primarily on the building of capital and profit, competition, and the func ... , whose sole source of livelihood is the sale of his labor power," and "the class of purchasers" or capitalist class (Marx 1978, 205). Also, by valuing capital the system augments competition among wo ...

(7 pages) 60 0 3.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Account for the US Involvement in Vietnam up to the Geneva Accord of 1954?

the creation of a peaceful and prosperous world order after hostilities ceased based on a "liberal capitalist system based upon the equal principle of commercial opportunity."# The American policy le ...

(18 pages) 104 0 4.6 Apr/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History > The Cold War

The progressive party moderated the backlash of the workers' socialist movement and prevented fall of the American capitalist system.

According to historians, the rise of progressivism at the turn of the century preserved the capitalist system. Explain this statement. You will need to discuss the nature of the American capit ... ed. As the rich got richer, the poor got poorer and slowly the workers became disenchanted with the capitalist system and looked for alternatives. As the socialist party gained power, a new party emer ...

(3 pages) 43 0 5.0 May/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Arthur Miller, Death of a Salesman.

siness success in life according to me.Willy is a representation of everyman. He is a victim of the capitalist system. Money, money and only money counts. The play is mainly about this little man. The ...

(5 pages) 71 0 4.5 Nov/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Compare and contrast the Communist Manifesto by Marx and What Is To Be Done by Lenin.

arl Marx and Friedrich Engels in 1848. During this time, many intellectuals were examining Europe's capitalist system and the effect that industrialization had on the working class. Marx was not the c ...

(5 pages) 63 0 4.0 Dec/2004

Subjects: History Term Papers > World History

Small Element, Big Difference: A comparison of Adam Smith and Karl Marx's view on labor in a capitalist society.

while Karl Marx critiques on the flaws of capitalism and praises communism that will overthrow the capitalist society. However, both of them base their theories on the characteristic of labor. Even t ... racteristic of labor. Even though Marx and Smith both point to the significance of one's labor in a capitalist society, Smith views labor as having the potential, in conjunction with the division of l ...

(7 pages) 57 0 0.0 Feb/2005

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Anomie and Alienation: Catalysts for Society's Disintegration by PJ

s for life and taking his or her life. Karl Marx believed that as the world gets more immersed in a capitalist system, society would deteriorate as the working man becomes engrossed in the multiple st ... men and his social community. Workers compete with each other and the bourgeoisie class who run the capitalist system and become resentful. As a result, they lose sight of the fact that they are all u ...

(5 pages) 53 0 3.0 Apr/2005

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Sociology

Cause of the crash in stock market

one of the most remarkable financial events of the 20th century, perhaps since the emergence of our capitalist system several centuries ago. What makes it remarkable is:1) The historic extent to which ...

(9 pages) 187 0 4.7 May/2005

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers