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Department
Criminology
Course
CRM1301
Professor
Carolyn Gordon
Semester
Winter

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“The history of all existing society is the history of class struggle”▯ ▯ 4 TYPES OF WORKER ALIENATION:▯ ▯ 
. The Process
 2. The Products
 
 3. Fellow workers
 
 4 Himself▯ INFRASTRUCTURE AND SUPERSTRUCTURE▯ ▯ INFRASTRUCTURE
 shapes
 SUPERSTRUCTURE
 
 INFRASTRUCTURE controlled 
 by RULING CLASS
 so
 SUPERSTRUCTURE controlled 
 by RULING CLASS too▯ Ideology: A set of ideas which form a coherent view of the social world and effectively govern people’s lives. Marx Argued: moral, political moral, are all generated by ruling class. they were able to dominate because by default they controlled all aspects of the superstructure.▯ ▯ IN THE WORDS OF MARX… “It is not the consciousness of men that determines their being, society shapes your perception. ▯ being that determines their consciousness.” = your place in ▯ TWO TYPES OF CONSCIOUSNESS:▯ ▯ 1. Class Consciousness: Sense of common identification among members of a given class. ▯ - Working class had no class consciousness. Ruling class did. Ruling class had what Marx called “False Consciousness.
 
 2. False Consciousness: Inability to clearly see where one’s own best interests lie. They don’t realize they’re being exploited ▯ “Religion is the Opiate for the masses” - Marx. = Religion is a form of false consciousness.▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ MARXISM AND CRIME▯ ▯ Capitalist values cause crime:
 
 1.Competition: amongst the workers…
 2. Consumerism: Everyone wants to own things but n
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