One might be taken aback if asked on their take on Marxism, class struggle and difference between bourgeoisie and proletariats. However, if we ask you a similar question, in a different way, say, how about the difference in treatment meted out to a factory worker and that of to Bill Gates, the world’s richest person? What do they eat in a day, where do they stay and how do they travel? You won’t be half as surprised as you were while answering the previous question. While the former owns hardly an apartment of their own and finds it difficult to meet their regular needs, the latter accounts for the maximum wealth and have access to all the scarce resources. The worker can be referred to as a proletariat (economically weak and laborious) and Gates would generally represent the bourgeoise (the one who owns private properties and controls the economic production). Sounds easy, doesn’t it?
Similarly, the process of socialisation would sound familiar if we say that it’s all about how you’ve been brought up. Are you still wondering what bureaucracy, power, class, alienation and kinship mean? We are here to help you find the right answers!
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