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Means of Production
Power, Control, Authority tend to exploit working class.
No free will
What distinguishes each (epoch) or the different relations of production.
In the classical societies, the relation of production was between slave and slave owners.
In the feudal societies, the relation of production was between land owner and self.
In the capitalist societies, the relation of production was (bourgeoisie and proletariat).
Bourgeoisie: Ruling class
Proletariat: working class subject classmate
Forces of Production:
Note # False class consciousness
Note # They are not aware about their class division and exploitation.
Ideology – a set of belief imposed by a dominant group in order to maintain their advantaged position in the society.
Communist Society – No class society
People are the one division who own the means of production.
Labour theory of value
Manufacturing and distributing of chairs.
At first all the raw materials, machines and tools that are necessary for the production of charis are collected.
Similarly labours are hired.
The capitalist are in business only to make as much profit as possible (profit surplus value).
*Labour theory of value tell us how little the value of the working class is.
Mode of Production
The Mode of Production is a central concept in Marxism and is defined as the way a society is organized to produce goods and services. It consists, of two major aspects; the forces of production and the relations of production.
Forces of Production
Forces of production in Marxism terms, is the essential component of the economic system of society. Forces of production referes to the materials used in the production of goods as well as the tools, knowledge and techniques used to transform these materials.
Relation of Production
In Marxist theory, the social relationship into which people must center in order to survive, to produce and reproduce their means of life. In capitalist society, the main relation of production involves owners and non-owners.
An economic system based on the pursuit of private profit. Capitalism’s defining relationship is between employer and employee (owner and non-owner)
Class Consciousness is a term used in political theory, particularly Marxism, to refer to the beliefs that a person holds regarding their social class or economic rank in society, the structure, of their class and their class interests.